Bachelor of Science, Loyola University, 1959. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1964.
Assistant news director WISN-television, Milwaukee, 1960-1963. Newscorrespondent Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, Chicago, Washington, since 1964. TrusteeLoyola University of Chicago Columbia Broadcasting System fellow, 1963-1964.
Recipient Emmy award for news coverage Academy television Arts and Sciences, 1972, 85, 87, Radio News reporting award Overseas Press Club, 70, 75.
Trustee Loyola University of Chicago. Member Society Professional Journalists, White House Corrs. Association.
Married Barbara A. Barnes Orteig, January 18, 1965 (divorced 1975). Children: Patrick, Michael, Daniel, Christopher, Brian, David. Married Robin L. Smith, May 23, 1987.