Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Brigham Young University, 1979. Master of Arts, American University, Washington, 1974.
Writer, editor, Voice of America, Washington, 1962-1966; foreign service staff officer, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1966-1970; assistant professor theatre, California State University, Fullerton, 1977-1983; head broadcasting sequence, Washburn U., Topeka, 1983-1984; director broadcasting services, Boise (Idaho) State University, since 1985. News director Station KBYU-FM, Provo, Utah, 1973-1974, assistant manager, 1974-1977. Coordinator Station CSFU cable television, Fullerton, 1979-1983.
Served to sergeant United States Army, 1952-1959. Member Academy television Arts and Sciences (associate), Radio-television News Directors Association, (associate), Speech Communication Association, Rocky Mountain Collegiate Press Association (broadcasting coordinator, 1985), Broadcast Education Association.
Married Grace Ann Peterson, April 3, 1960. Children: Sean Patrick, Rachel Annual.