AB, Shepherd College, 1955. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1957.
With Nebraska ETV Network, 1956—1979. General manager, director media services KUAT-AM-FM-television, Tucson, since 1979. Consultant media to business, industry.
Board directors Public Broadcasting Service. Served to 1st lieutenant Staff Special Corps United States Army, 1957-1962.
Member of Wireless Cable Association (board directors), Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium, Pacific Mountain Network (board governors).
Married Janice O. O'Dell Rooney.