Bachelor in English, University of Michigan, 1962.
Assistant city editor, Wyoming Eagle, Cheyenne, 1962-1964; reporter, Daily Review, Hayward, California, 1964-1965; night editor, Reporter Dispatch, White Plains, New York, 1965-1968; city editor, Tarrytown (New York) Daily News, 1968-1970; copy editor, city desk, New York Daily News, New York City, 1970-1979; copy editor, metropolitan desk, New York Times, New York City, 1979-1981; managing editor, Parade Magazine, New York City, since 1982.
Member Overseas Press Club American (president 1992-1994, Board of Governors 1982-1992), Continuum Publications (board directors since 1987), 118th St. Armory Running Club (board directors since 1993), Explorer's Club.
Married Dorothea Catherine Steudle, November 13, 1961. Children: Stacey, Jennifer, Stephen.