Student, Chico State College, 1953-1954.
Program director, Station KGEE, Bakersfield, California, 1960-1961; program director, Station KAIR, Tucson, 1961-1963; operations director, Philadelphia Station Ultra high frequency-television, 1959-1960; vice president, general manager, Station KWUN, Concord, California, 1963-1970; executive programming specialist, Golden West Broadcasters, Portland, Oregon, 1970-1975; host television show, Portland, 1972-1975; program director, Station KEX, Portland, until 1975; program director, Station KSFO, San Francisco, 1978; vice president, general manager, Station WTWR, Detroit, 1978-1981; vice president, Station WTWR (Golden West Broadcasters-FM Division), 1981-1982; president, owner, Station KVIX, Portland, Oregon, since 1982; president, owner, Stations KUTI/KXDD-FM, Yakima, Washington president, owner, Station KOTY/KHWK-FM, Tri-Cities, Washington.
Board of directors Diablo Scholarships, 1966-1968, Lake Oswego Community Theatre, Portland Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association. Commissioner Moraga (California) Cable Vision Commission. Member National Association Broadcasters (Oregon co-chairman 1971-1972), California Association Broadcast Editorial Dirs.
(founding officer 1968), Oregon Association Broadcasters, Concord Chamber of Commerce (1st vice president 1966-1969), Portland Ad Club.
Married Carol Lee Holyfield. Children: Matthew, Michelle, Melissa.