Student, New York University, 1931.
Reporter, Vaudeville News and Star, 1926-1930; associate editor, New York Star, 1930-1931; associate editor, The Billboard, 1931-1943; drama reporter and vaudeville columnist, New York Post, 1943-1945; radio television editor, New York Post Home News, 1946-1949; lecturer on radio, television and show business columnist, New York Daily Compass, 1949-1951; columnist, book editor, New York Review, 1951; associate editor, Why magazine, 1951; associate editor, Academy magazine, 1952-1953; columnist, television World, television People, Modern Screen magazines, from 1953; television editor, Brooklyn Eagle radio and television commentator editorial director daytime television magazines, Sterling's Magazines Inc., 1969-1978; founding editor, Daytime television magazine, 1982-1986.
Delaware United Parents Association, 1957-1958. Board directors Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Member Writers Guild American, Radio Writers Guild, Newspaper Guild Club, Newspaper Guild New York, Radio-Television Critics Circle New York (founder, chairman), Association United Nations, Academy Television Arts & Sciences.
Clubs: Silurians, Lambs.
Married Helen Martin, May 17, 1942. Children: Michael Stephan, Christopher Paul.