Bachelor in English, Emerson College, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Emerson College, 1977.
News director Herald Tribune Radio Network, New York State, 1957-1960. Reporter, correspondent Radio Station WBZ, Boston, 1960-1964. Legislation and political correspondent WCBS-television News, New York City, 1964-1967.
Correspondent, anchorman Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1967-1984. Also covered political campaigns. Founder, president Saw Mill Productions, Ridgefield, Connecticut, since 1985.
Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists.
Married Valerie, July 25, 1965 (divorced 1982). Children: Adam, Sarah, Jennie. Married Lonnie Reed, 1984.