Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio.
Education: John Muir High School, Pasadena, California, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio.
Current Position/Job Duties: News photojournalist /multimedia journalist.
Previous Work Experience: Lead Camera Operator/Director- DBA-USA Network, Hollywood, California 1981-1982
Joined NewsChannel5: 1980-81, returned 1982-present.
Most Memorable Stories: Garbage Eaters, Religious Cult.
Awards/Honors: Emmys, Edward R. Murrow Awards, University of Columbia DuPont Silver Baton Awards, AP Awards, Society of Professional Journalists.
News Philosophy: Be objective and sincere.
Role Model: Walter Cronkite.
Favorite Sports Team: Browns.
Favorite Music: Electric Blues.
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Programs: All investigative news programs.
Favorite Book: Pillars of the Earth.
Favorite Foods: seafood, pasta.
Family: Two daughters.
Pet(s): Revolving pets.
My passion: Classic car restoration, still portraiture, carpentry.
Hobbies & Interests: Golf, skiing, Browns and Buckeyes football games.
Hidden Talent: Automobile troubleshooting.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: The Falls.
You're most likely to see me around town at: Downtown Chagrin Falls.
On the weekends I love to: Stay close to home.