- Lover of the art forms of Jazz and Classical music.
- Competed as a member of the 1978 - USA Junior National Track & Field Team, against the USSR and Germany.
- Began Broadcasting in 1980.
- Former NBC Radio News Reporter.
- Former President of the American Advertising Federation.
- Host of “Education Insight” heard on NPR stations.
- Heard weekly on 96.7 KCAL Rocks!