– Interned at KIRO News Radio 1974
– BA In Journalism Seattle 1975
– Hired as full time editor @ Kiro-AM News radio, one of the first all news stations in the country1975-77
– Also Stringer for NBC/UPI/ Associated Press/ Mutual News during the same time
– 1978 Driver/ Guide for Westours Motor coaches-2 day trips between Fairbanks Ak and Whitehorse Yukon Territory, CA
– 1979- Evening host on KBRO Radio-Bremerton WA
– 1980- Mid Day Host and Program Director at KGAA Radio Kirkland WA
– 1981-1984 Sales Manager for GrayLine of Alaska-Anchorage AK.