Bachelor, Idaho State College, 1955. Master of Arts, Central Missouri State University, 1983. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1988.
Reporter, Station KSEI, Pocatello, Idaho., 1959-1960; reporter, Delaware County Daily Times, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1960-1961; editor, reporter, Intermountain Observer, Boise, 1961-1973; reporter, Station KBOI-AM/FM/television, Boise, 1961-1974; freelance journalist, Boise, 1974-1982; assistant professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1982-1988; associate professor, Marshall U., Huntington, West Virginia, since 1988. Assistant to president Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1970. Teacher Control Wyoming College, Riverton, 1968-1969.
Active Citizens' Committee Judicial Reform, Boise, 1965, Idaho Arts Commission, Boise, 1966-1967. Chairman Idaho National Railroad Passenger Corporation Committee, Boise, 1974-1976. First lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958, Europe.
Member International Radio-television Society.
Married Claudia Davison, April 16, 1955. Children: Leonard, Julia.