Student, DeLasalle Collegiate, Detroit. Bachelor, University Detroit. Doctor of Communication Arts (honorary), Center Michigan University, 1982.
Announcer, weatherman, host, Station KFAR-Radio-television, Fairbanks, Alaska.
disc jockey, Station WTAC, Flint, Michigan
talk show host, Station WJR, Detroit, since 1960;
talk show host, Station KGO, San Francisco, 1963-1965;
host television interview show, Station WDIV-television, Detroit, 1978;
host television interview show, Station WJBK-television, Detroit, 1982-1985. Board directors Beaumont Hospital, Michigan National Bank, Detroit. Board of Governors Golf Association Michigan.
Commissioner Great Lakes Sports Commission, 1987.
Chairman American Cancer Society, 1975, J.P. McCarthy/Police Athletic League Golf Tournament, 1976-1981. Co-captain Police Athletic League Great Detroit Riverboat Race, since 1981. Trustee Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan, since 1982.
Co-host Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, 1983, 84, 85.
Married Judith Ann Buttorf. Children: John, Susan, Diane, Kathleen, Kevin, Jamie.