Nieman fellow journalism, Harvard University, 1959-1960.
Reporter, news editor, Enterprise-Courier, Oregon City, Oregon, 1945-1950; reporter, The Oregonian, Portland, 1950-1959; anchor, news director, KPTV, Oregon Television, Inc., Portland, 1961-1962; correspondent, Time magazine, 1962-1963; associate editor, staffwriter, Life magazine, New York City, 1963-1971; staff correspondent, Time-Life News Service, 1971-1973; free-lance journalist, 1973; staff writer, consultant, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1974-1990; freelance journalist, libel litigation consultant, since 1990. Consultant, United States commissioner education Office of Education, Washington, 1962.
Served in the United States Army, World War II, PTO, to major Reserve, retired Decorated bronze star.
Married Jean Kenway Mead, July 7, 1945. Children: Kathryn, Heather Lambert Oxberry.