Student, Columbia College, Los Angeles, 1960.
Director investigative reporting Station WCKT-television, Boston, 1976—1982. Investigative producer, reporter Station WBRZ-television, Baton Rouge, 1982—1989. Senior investigative correspondent Cable News Network (Cable News Network), Atlanta, 1989—2000.
Independent reporter, producer, since 2000. Freelance reporter, producer, Baton Rouge. With United States Air Force, 1957.
Founder O'Brien House, Baton Rouge, 1971—2004. Member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc., Baton Rouge Press Club (president 1972-1973).
Married Cecile Annette Giles, December 13, 1986.