Bachelor, Central Connecticut State University, 1993. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1998.
Managing editor The Central Recorder, New Britain, Connecticut, 1990-1991. Correspondent The Hartford Courant, New Britain Bureau, 1992-1994. Education reporter The Herald, New Britain, 1994-1996.
Executive director Journalism Association of Ohio Schools, Columbus, Ohio, 1996-1998. Reporter Springfield (Ohio) News-Sun, Springfield, 1998-2001, assistant city editor, since 2001. Instructor journalism workshops.
Various secondary schools in New Britain, Watertown, Columbus, since 1994. Paper presenter Association Educators in Journalism/Mass Communications Law Division Phoenix, Arizona, 2000. Contest judge Ohio Student Journalist of Year Competition, 1996-1997, 97-98, Colorado High School Press Association, 1998, Northeastern Ohio Scholastic Press Association, 1999.
Founding member Ohio Scholastic Media Association.
Artistic director Youth Theater Ensemble, Watertown, Connecticut, 1987-1991. Mentor to at-risk freshmen New Britain High School, 1995-1997. Member Society Professional Journalists (Bob Eddy Scholarship Connecticut chapter 1993), Journalism Education Association (contest judge 1996-1997), Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.