Associate of Arts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1955. Bachelor of Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1957.
Wire editor, reporter The Hackensack (New Jersey) Record, 1958-1967. Market editor, reporter Women's Wear Daily, New York City, 1967-1969. Associate editor The Gallagher Report, 1969-1975.
Editor, public The Hall Radio Report, 1975-1980. Radio-television editor Billboard Magazine, 1978-1983. Producer, writer Unistar Radio Networks, 1983-1990.
Market researcher Business Science International, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1991-1993. Communications director Broadcast Designers' Association, New York City, 1994-1996. President Music-revisited.com, Edgewater, New Jersey, since 1996.
With Bergen Newspaper Group, editor, Bergen News and The Press Journal. Special features editor Communter Week. Program director Leisure Market Radio, St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands and Newport, Rhode Island, 1986.
Consultant TM Programming, 1981. With United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1952-1958.
Chairman Mayor's Advisory Committee on Study of Ferry Service, Edgewater, New Jersey. Appointed member Edgewater Cultural and History Committee, chairman. Appointment member Friends of Library., president.
Appointed commissioner Bision 2020 Commission.
Married Patricia L. Manning, 1957 (divorced 1969). Children: Suzanne E. Dobson, Douglas E. Junior.