Bachelor, University Idaho, 1956. Postgraduate, University Arizona, 1973.
Reporter, editor, Twin Falls Times-News, Idaho., 1956-1957; information officer, United States Air Force, Little Rock and Omaha, 1957-1960; reporter, editor, Tucson Daily Citizen, 1960-1967; assistant professor journalism, University Arizona, 1967-1970; president, editor, public, The Green Valley News, Arizona, 1967-1971; president, Steve Emerine & Associations, Tucson, 1971-1973; county assessor, Pima County, Tucson, 1973-1980; editor, columnist, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, 1980-1987; associate director public information, The U. Arizona, 1987-1994; owner, Steve Emerine Public Rels., Tucson, since 1994.
Vice chairman Tucson Commission Human Relations, 1968-1971. Board directors Arizona Families Children, Tucson, since 1986. President Tucson Jazz Society, 1993-1995.
Board directors Southern Arizona Sports Development Corporation, since 1994. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited. Member Counselors Academy), Tucson Press Club (president 1965).