Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Correspondent, The Record, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1985-1987; reporter, Daily Record, Morristown, New Jersey, 1987-1988; Washington correspondent, States News Svc., Washington, 1988-1990; metro reporter, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, 1990-1994; Washington correspondent, The Plain Dealer, Washington, since 1994.
Member Daughters of the American Revolution, National Press Club, National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Life partner Wendy Ann Rodgers. Children: Isaac Nicholas, Gillian Elizabeth Rodgers Eaton.