Bachelor, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, 1967. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Missouri, Columbia, 1968. AD (honorary), State Fair Community College, Sedalia, Missouri, 1978.
News anchor, reporter, editor, KMBC-television, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1968. Board directors University Health Sciences, Kansas City, Missoury. Member of advisory board Dream Factory, Kansas City, since 1984.
Board Governors American Royal, Kansas City, since 1984. Member of advisory board Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Kansas City, since 1974, St. Patrick's Parade, Kansas City, since 1976. Board directors American Cancer Society, Kansas City, since 1972.
Member Kansas City Press Club.
Married Ruth Ann Winter, June 15, 1968. Children: Jeff, Jennifer, Monica, Greg, Jessica.