Los Angeles Times, editorial writer, Sacramento bureau, 1997-; political writer, 1990-97; editorial writer, 1984-90; staff writer and political writer, Washington bureau, 1979-81; assistant Metropolitan editor, 1978-79; energy writer, 1977-78; staff writer, Metro section, 1976-77.
Senior lecturer in journalism, University of Southern California, 1984-92.
Hartford (Conn.) Courant, Washington bureau chief, 1981-84.
California governor's office, press secretary and director of public affairs, 1975-76.
Associated Press, Sacramento bureau chief and political writer, 1966-74; Reno correspondent, 1963-66; reporter, Cheyenne, Wyo., 1960-63.
Daily Bulletin and Laramie (Wyo.) Daily Boomerang, sports editor and reporter, 1956-59.
John Hopkins University, 1983-84.
Northwestern University, 1959-60.
University of Wyoming, B.S., arts and sciences, 1959.
Born: February 21, 1937, Philadelphia.
Pulitzer Prize for local reporting of spot news (team coverage), presented to the staff of The Times for coverage of the first day of the Northridge, Calif., earthquake, 1994.
California Newspaper Publishers Assn., best editorial series, 1988.
Los Angeles Press Club, best editorial, 1986.
Associated Press, California staffer of the year, 1972.
American Alpine Club, board of directors, 1992-98.