Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1960; Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1964.
Salesman, Procter & Gamble Company, Chicago, 1960-1961; reporter, City News Bureau, Chicago, 1961-1962; reporter, United Press International, Chicago, 1962-1963; successively reporter, Washington correspondent, city editor, Louisville Courier-Journal, 1964-1972; managing editor, Louisville Courier-Journal, 1978-1979; executive editor, Louisville Courier-Journal, also Louisville Times, 1979-1986; publisher, Pollution Abstracts, Inc., San Diego, 1972-1975; managing editor, Louisville Times, 1976-1978; managing editor, Philadelphia Daily News, 1975-1976; general news executive, Gannett Company, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1986-1987; editor, general manager, Rockland Journal-News, Nyack, New York, since 1987.
Member Associated Press Managing Editors Association (president 1988-1989), American Society Newspaper Editors.
Married Gail Alice Evans, February 1, 1969. Children— Laurel Ann, William Paul, Michael Fritz.