- M.A. Mass Communication, Emerson College, Boston, MA.
- B.F.A. Communication and Theatre, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.
- Adjunct Professor- University of Houston- Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Summer 2008, Fall 2008 (Broadcast and Film Writing)
- Guest Lecturer- Pacific Lutheran University, Southern Oregon University, Linfield College, Lewis and Clark College, Portland Community College, Chemeketa Community College, Northern Maine Technical College, University of Texas at Austin.
- Adjunct Professor- University of Maine at Presque Isle- Fall 1993, Spring 1994 Introduction to Public Speaking
- 10:00PM REPORTER KHOU-TV, Houston, Texas April 1999-Present
- REPORTER/FILL-IN ANCHOR KATU-TV, Portland, Oregon April 1996- April 1999
- REPORTER/ WEEKEND ANCHOR KDRV-TV, Medford, Oregon January 1995- April 1996
- REPORTER/ WEEKEND ANCHOR WAGM-TV, Presque Isle, Maine April 1993- December 1994
- 2007- Lone Star Regional EMMY- News Writing- “Write This! V.2007”
- 2007- Lone Star Regional EMMY- Team Coverage- “Office Fire”
- 2007- Houston Press Club- 3rdPlace- Television Journalist of the Year
- 2007- Texas Associated Press- 2ndPlace- Feature “Christmas Wishes”