Born and raised in Montana, an island north of Seattle, grew up in Missouri, Florida, and Texas.
Married for 40+ years to Pat.
Spent 20+ years working in professional broadcasting in Montana, Missouri, Florida and Texas.  Managed a country rock band, and owned/operated a stained glass studio for 15 years
Education
See below
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Florida State University Ph.D., Telecommunications, Minor: History                  1984
University of Kansas M.A.,   Cinematography, Minor: Media History          1976
University of Kansas City B.A.,    Speech/Theatre, Minor: Journalism                   1960
Central Technical Institute A.S.,    Electronic Technology                                1956
Personal Interests
Travel, photography, art, history.