Bachelor of Arts, Bennington College, 1960; postgraduate, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, 1961; postgraduate, U. Glasgow, 1958-1959.
Foreign affairs analyst, Nelson A. Rockefeller Presidential Campaign, 1961-1964; researcher, associate producer, director, producer, NBC News, 1965-1973; director White Paper series, NBC News, 1969-1972; producer Edwin Newman's Comment, NBC News, 1972; producer, Closeup documentary series ABC News, New York City, 1973-1978; executive producer, Closeup documentary series ABC News, New York City, 1978-1989; vice president, ABC News, 1979-1989; vice president, executive producer, Cable News Network Special Assignment, Cable News Network, New York City, since 1989; sr.v.p. senior executive, Cable News Network Special Assignment, Cable News Network, 96-. Member Council on Foreign Relations.
Trustee Bennington College, Fund for Free Expression, Media and Society Columbia University. Member Dirs. Guild (member county on foreign relations), Writers Guild, National Academy Television Arts and Sciences F C.
Daughter of Paul and Mary Frances (Hollis) Abel. M. Tom Wicker, March 9, 1974. 1 son, Christopher Hill.
Stepchildren: Cameron Wicker, Grey Wicker, Lisa Freed, Kayce Freed.