Bachelor in Journalism and English, University Massachusetts, 1979. Master of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1982.
Journalist, Salem (Massachusetts) Evening News, 1978-1979; journalist, Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1979-1981; principal writer, Wang laboratories, Inc., Lowell, Massachusetts, 1981-1983; marketing specialist, Wang laboratories, Inc., Lowell, 1983; promotional writer, Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts, 1984-1986; senior writer, Computerworld, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1986-1987; media consultant, Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts, 1987-1989; freelance journalist, promotional writer, Louisville, Massachusetts, since 1987. Police reporter Worcester (Massachusetts) Telegram.
Hotline volunteer Samaritans, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1984. Public relations consultant Little Brothers of the Elderly, Boston, 1986. Member Kappa Kappa Gamma. F C.
Married Thomas Maginnis, May 10, 1986. Children: Karol John, Tyler Thomas.