- More than 35 years experience in public radio and international broadcasting
- Developed, launched, managed successful new programs for NPR and VOA
- Experienced editor, producer, trainer, and mentor
- Multimedia experience - audio, video, web writing and editing
University of California, Berkeley, BA, Political Science, 1976
San Francisco State University, graduate study in sociology, 1977–78
National Magazine Award (2009): AARP The Magazine's multimedia project, "1968: The Year that Rocked Our World."
DuPont Gold Baton Award (1991): NPR's Gulf War Coverage.
American Bar Association's Silver Gavel (1991): Live simulcast coverage on NPR and PBS of Senate confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court.
Cindy Award (1984): coverage of the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.