Bachelor with honors in English Literature, University Pennsylvania, 1956.
Promotion director WSBA-television, York, Pennsylvania, 1956—1958, WTOL-television, Toledo, 1958—1965. Crew Schooner C'est la Vie, Denmark, 1966. Director audience promotion Kaiser Broadcasting, Oakland, California and Boston, 1967—1970.
Executive vice president Blackside, Inc., Boston, 1972—1977. Television writer, since 1977. With United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1960.
Fellow: MacDowell Colony. Member: Writers Guild of America (Award for television Documentary 2000).