Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Florida, 1979. Master of Mass Communication, University Georgia, 1989.
Staff writer, Rome (Georgia) News-Tribune, 1982-1983; associate editor, Darien (Georgia) News, 1983-1985; communications specialist, Georgia Department Natural Resources, Brunswick, 1985-1988; public relations specialist, University Health Svc., Athens, Georgia, 1988-1989; manager sales promotion, Belk Hudson, Brunswick, 1990; managing editor, Veterinary Forum magazine, St. Simons Island, Georgia, since 1990.
Married Mark B. Sanchez, December 30, 1979 (divorced December 1985). Married Karl Upton Shaffer, May 5, 1990.