B.A. English, B.A. American Studies, Penn State University
M.A. Journalism, Indiana University
Worked more than 20 years as a journalist for newspapers in Indiana and North Carolina, most recently at the News & Record of Greensboro.
Worked as a newspaper reporter, editorial writer, op-ed editor and Sunday commentary section editor.
Also worked in the fields of education, book publishing and advertising and did volunteer public relations work for nonprofit organizations.
Free-lance articles have appeared in The Chestnut Hill Local and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Free-lance editing projects include Brian Clarey's The Anxious Hipster and Other Barflies I've Known.
Member of Phi Beta Kappa
Recipient of state newspaper association awards for feature stories and for columns.
Participant in a Rotary International Group Study Exchange to the Philippines.