Bachelor, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin, 1985. Master of Science, State University of New York, Syracuse, 1988. Master of Science, Syracuse University, 1988.
Shelter staff, Humane Society Missouri, St. Louis, 1973-1980; receptionist/assistant, Kennelwood Animal Hospital, St. Louis, 1981-1984; editor, Northalnd College, Ashland, Wisconsin, 1984-1985; journalist, production assistant, Clearwaters Magazine-New York Water Pollution Control Association, Syracuse, 1986; staff writer, Center New York Environment, Syracuse, 1985-1986; associate editor, Center New York Environment, Syracuse, 1986-1987; founding editor, Children's Environmental Education television-India Project, Syracuse, 1987-1988; founding editor, Campus Image-State University of New York Environmental Improvement Program, Syracuse, 1987-1988; senior engineering research editor, New York State Department Environmental Conservation, Albany, 1988-1993; associate producer, WRGB-TV6, Schenectady, New York, since 1993.
Member New York Water Pollution Control Association, New York State Coalition for Animals (communications committee chair 1991-1992), Women's Press Club New York State (executive director since 1993), Capital District Science Writers, District of Columbia Ski Club (committee chair 1991-1993, entertainment committee).
D Noel Essman and Sue Corn Orenstein.