Bachelor in Philosophy, University Dayton, 1958. Master of Arts in Journalism, Marquette University, 1966. Master of Arts in Speech, Marquette University, 1967.
Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism, University Missouri, 1976.
Managing editor, Philosophy Today, Carthagena, Ohio., 1968-1973;
director, producer, Public Broadcasting Service, WCAE, St. John, Indiana, 1969-1973;
editorial manager, Messenger Press, Carthagena, 1967-1969;
associate professor, Calumet College, East Chicago, Indiana, 1969-1973;
professor journalism, U. Missouri School Journalism, Columbia, since 1973;
head magazine program, U. Missouri School Journalism, Columbia, since 1976;
acting associate dean, U. Missouri School Journalism, Columbia, 1983-1984. Lecturer American Press Institute, Reston, Virginia. Teacher Magazine Public Congress.
Consultant corporations, associations, magazines, newspapers, organizations United States and Canada, since 1978.
Member Association Education In Journalism and Mass Communication, International Society General Semantics, Council Communication Managers, International Association Business Communicators.
Married Eva Joan Simerman, June 9, 1973. Stepchildren: Stephanie, Julia, Diana (adopted).