AB, Harvard University, 1957.
Assistant management editor, Business Week, 1963-1967; senior editor, Dun's Review, 1967-1970; assistant managing editor, Dun's Review, 1970-1973; editor, Master of Business Administration Magazine, 1973-1976; executive editor, Master of Business Administration Magazine, 1974-1976; executive editor, Juris Doctor, 1974-1976; executive editor, Medical Dimensions, 1974-1976; executive editor, New England, 1974-1976; senior editor, East/West Network, New York City, 1976-1977; executive editor, East/West Network, 1977-1983; senior editor, Money Magazine, 1984-1986; senior editor, Life, since 1986; text editor, Life, 1987; senior editor, People Weekly, since 1990.
With United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of American Alpine.
Married Holly McNeely, October 20, 1976. Children: Owen McNeely, Matthew McNeely.