Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Commercial College Iceland, Reykjalik, 1983. Georgia, University Iceland, Reykjalik, 1987. Master of Arts in Journalism, CSLIN, Northridge, California, 1994.
Editor-in-chief, Frodi High Frequency, Reykjavik, 1987-1990; news anchor, journalist, Channel 2, Reykjavik, since 1991.
Member American Society Professional Journalists, Icelandic Society Professional Journalists, California Society Oriental Medicine.
Married Gunnlaugur Helgason, May 1994 (divorced August 1996). Children: Helgi Steinar.