Bachelor, Duke University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1961.
Trainee, finance analyst, sales service account executive, Columbia Broadcasting System television Network, 1961-1964; account executive, Edward Petry Company, 1964-1967; general sales manager, Station KPTV, Portland, Oregon, 1967-1973; general manager, Station WJAR-television, The Outlet Company, 1973-1974; president, general manager, Sta KXAS-television, LIN Broadcasting, Fort Worth, 1974-1982; group vice president television, LIN Broadcasting, 1982-1988; president, general manager, Station KCAL-television, Los Angeles, 1989-1990; president, Argyle television, Los Angeles, since 1992.
Member of University (New York City). R.A.C. (London).
Married Mary Frances Bowden, May 28, 1960 (divorced 1985). Children: John, Jocelyn.