Associate of Arts, Amarillo (Texas) College, 1959. Bachelor in Journalism, North Texas State University, 1961.
Sales (advertising) manager, The Childress Index, 1961-1962; editor, The Childress Index, 1962-1964; chief photographer, KGNC television, Amarillo, Texas, 1964-1969; assistant news director, KGNC television-AM-FM, Amarillo, 1969-1973; talk show host, KAMR television, Amarillo, 1973-1976; convention sales manager, Amarillo Convention and Vistors Bureau, 1976-1979; news director, KIXZ - KMML, Amarillo, 1979-1986; public, The Sayre (Oklahoma) Journal and Hollis (Oklahoma) News, since 1986.
Chairman Catholic Family Superior vena cava syndrome, Amarillo, 1972-1976. Board directors Tri-State Fair, since 1979. Advisory board American Automobile Association, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, since 1988.
Member Society Professional Journalists, Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Association (president 1984-1985, numerous awards 1968-1986), Panhandle Press Photographers Association (president 1969), Panhandle Press Association (board directors 1989-1994, vice president 1990, pres.1990-1992), Rotary (president 1993-1994).
Married Brenda Anne Keel, September 9, 1961. Children: Carla, Paige.