Bachelor, Bradley University, 1959. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1961. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bradley University, 2002.
Editor in chief Tazewell County (Illinois) Newspaper, 1956. Reporter Peoria (Illinois) Journal Star, 1957-1960, Lerner Newspapers and Chicago City News Bureau, 1959-1960. Newscaster Station KCCI Radio-television, Des Moines, 1960-1962.
Newswriter-producer ABC Radio Network, New York City, 1963. Far East correspondent NBC News, 1963-1964. Public affairs director Station WMCA, New York City, 1965-1966.
Correspondent, education editor, consumer commentator National Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles, California News, Los Angeles, 1966-1992. Consumer commentator KCBS News, 1993-1995. Syndicated columnist Creators Syndicate, 1986-1999.
Creator, host, executive producer television show Fight Back! with David Horowitz, 1977-1992. President Fight Back! Foundation Consumer Education, since 1985. Syndicated newspaper, internet commentator Fight Back! Radio Reports, since 1989, Jones-Media American, since 1997.
Syndicated consumer talk show Fight Back! Talk Back! Talk Radio Network, 2000—2005. Commentator Station Consumer News and Business Channel, 1990-1996. Chief Executive Officer Fightback.com, since 1996.
President Fight Back! Productions, since 1974.
Patron Los Angeles County Museum Art. Board directors National Broadcast Editorial Conference, American Cancer Society, City of Hope. Board advisers Los Angeles Jewish Home for Aged, California division American Cancer Society.
Member advisory board American Heart Association, Los Angeles County, University of California at Los Angeles Publications, Los Angeles County District Attorney. Member charitable advisory committee City of Los Angeles, since 1991. Honorary board directors Caring Institute, Washington, since 2000.
Member consumer advisory communications Federal Communications Commission, 2003-2005. Honorary mayor Brentwood Community, Los Angeles, 1991-1998. With United States Naval Reserve, 1954-1962.
Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists (board directors Los Angeles chapter since 2003, national board directors since 2005), American Society of Composers, BMI, Screen Actors Guild, American Association Travel Agents (Travelers Advisory award 1991), International Radio-television Society, Radio-television News Directors Association, The Guardians, Society Consumer Affairs Professionals, National Futures Association (advisory board), Child Passenger Safety Association, Illinois Broadcasters Association (Distinguished Service award 1986), Newspaper Creator's Association, Writers Guild American, Medill Journalism School Alumni Association (president 1990-1998), Friars Club, Overseas Press Club (New York City), Alpha Epsilon Pi, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Suzanne E. Mc Cambridge, August 26, 1973. Children: Victoria, Amanda.