Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcasting and Film, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1969. Master of Fine Arts in Broadcasting and Film, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Education and Speech-Drama, University North Texas, Denton, 1978.
Postgraduate, Dallas Baptist University, 1972—1973. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University, 1971.
News reporter, announcer KBOX-AM and FM, Dallas, 1966—1969. Professor communications, department chair Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 2000. Communications, department head Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, 2000—2002, professor, since 2000.
Instructor, teaching fellow North Texas State University. Assistant professor, manager campus radio station and SFA-TV2 Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Associate professor, television director Xavier University, Cincinnati.
Associate professor, assistant director, executive producer OU television news University Oklahoma, Norman. Regional vice president A. L. Williams Associates, Oklahoma City. Professor communications, department head Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas.
James Pedas professor communications endowed chair, Thiel College, 1998—2000. Executive director Joseph Institute. Executive producer QUBE programming Warner Amex Cable television, Cincinnati, 1980.
Executive director Joseph Institute, Maryville, Tennessee, 1997—1998. Consultant Public Speaking Made Easy, Abilene, Texas, since 2004. Guest speaker Texas Association Convention and Visitors Bureau, Abilene, 2006.
Member editorial advisory board Pearson AIlyn & Bacon. A2c United States Air Force, 1956-1960, Waco, Texas.
Ministry team member, united christian fellowship Philadelphia Freedom, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996. Administrator Door of Hope Church, Fairbanks, Alaska. Director administration and operations Bingle Camp Ministries, Inc.
Yukon Presbytery, Harding Lake. Member of University Film and Video Association, Broadcast Education Association, National Press Photographers Association, Southwest Education Council Journalism and Mass Communications, Speech Communications Association, World Affairs Council, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Tanya Gregory, December 21, 1974. Children: Anthony Eugene, Mark Andrew, Jonathan Criswell.