Bachelor in radio, television, film, University Kentucky, 1969.
Program coordinator International Telecable Productions, Baltimore, 1970—1971. Produced, show hostess WBKY-FM, Lexington, Kentucky, 1966—1970. Instructor Broadcasting Institute of Maryland, 1971—1988.
Sales promotion manager WBFF-television, Baltimore, 1971—1976. Public relations, marketing director Chattanooga Theatre Center, 1995—1998. Director underwriting and partnership development Thurston Community television, Olympia, Washington, since 2002, community relations and outreach director, since 2004.
Freelance writer, since 2001. Freelance broadcast talent, since 1970. Performing arts reporter, critic The Sitting Duck, Olympia, 2003.
Board directors Capital Playhouse, Olympia, Washington, since 2005.
Publicist Concert Artists of Baltimore, 1990—1991. President, general manager Harmony Unlimited, 1985—1986. Member Baltimore Symphony Chorus, Chattanooga Theatre Center.
Member of South Sound Partners in Philanthropy.
Daughter of Maurice A and Betty Tipler Harmon. Married Bruce K Lumpkin, February 17, 1973 (deceased May 1999). Children: Tad W Lumpkin, Elin L Griffin.