Bachelor of Science in English, Boston College, 1956; Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1961.
Reporter Worcester (Massachusetts) Telegram, 1956-1957. Reporter, bureau chief Boston Globe, 1961-1969. Reporter Washington Star, 1969-1973.
Special assistant United States Department Justice, Washington, 1973-1975. Correspondent, deputy bureau chief Newsweek Magazine, 1976-1983. Vice president, editor Army Times Public Company, 1983-1998.
Senior advisor Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities, since 1999.
(Book by Doyle, James)
President Merrimack Park Citizen's Association, Bethesda, Maryland, 1967. Founding member Reporters Committee/Free Press, Washington, 1969. Board advisors Pew Center for Civic Journalism, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Committee Concerned Journalists, Council on Foreign Relations Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1960.
Married Ann Broderick Grady, December 28, 1960. Children: Katherine, Rebecca.