Bachelor of Science, Arkansas State University, 1956. Master of Science in television, University Illinois, 1961.
Reporter, announcer Station KDRS, Paragould, 1953—1956. Reporter The Daily Big Picture, Arkansas, 1953, Station WILL-AM-FM-television, Urbana, Illinois, 1960, Station KDRS, Paragould, 1961. Chairman department, director broadcasting Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1961—1987, chairman, professor emeritus, since 1987.
Director Indian Sports Network, Jonesboro, 1961—1987. Manager, general manager Station KASU, 1961—1987. Emeritus chairman, professor Department Radio and television Arkansas State University, since 1988.
Consultant in field; member Cable television Franchising Committee, Jonesboro, 1984—1985. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1960.
Member of Society Professional Journalists, Broadcast Education Association, Sigma Delta Chi.
Married Rebecca Kay Gardner, October 10, 1975. 1 child Catherine Nell.