Student, University Western Ontario, 1952.
Reporter for a variety of newspapers and wires in Canada and England. With Reuters, London, 1955. Correspondent, producer Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1955-1960, writer, London correspondent, 1961-1964.
Correspondent, producer British Broadcasting Corporation, 1961. Correspondent Columbia Broadcasting System, London bureau, 1964. Opened Saigon Bureau Columbia Broadcasting System, 1965, Vietnam correspondent, 1965—1970.
London bureau chief, 1967—1970. Correspondent & co-editor 60 Minutes news program Columbia Broadcasting System-television, since 1970. Writer-correspondent news documentary The Second Battle of Britain", 1976.
Host One for the Road: A Conversation with Charles Kuralt and Morley Safer, 1994. Principal reporter Columbia Broadcasting System Reports.
Fellow Royal College Bloviation (Edinburgh).
Married Jane Fearer; 1 child Sarah.