Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio.
Education: Normandy High School, 1977 and Ohio University, 1981.
Current Position/Job Duties: Troubleshooter Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
Previous Work Experience: WYTV-TV, Youngstown, Ohio and WANE-TV, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Joined News 5: July 1993
Most Memorable Stories: "The new Ohio contractor law, 2009,"
"The Blackout of 2003" and "Pittsburgh plane crash 1994."
Awards/Honors: National and regional Emmy awards and nominations. National Headliner and Associated Press awards and nominations.
News Philosophy: Produce stories that help others.
Role Model(s): My mom and dad.
Favorite Sports Team(s): Browns, Cavs, Guardians, in that order.
Favorite Music: Opera, rock and jazz.
Favorite Movie: A Few Good Men
Favorite Program: News 5 at 6 p.m.
Favorite Book: The Giving Tree.
Favorite Foods: Mexican and Italian.
Family: My wonderful wife Jody, my son Nick, my daughter Nina and my amazing mother Mary
My passion: Journalism and video production.
Hobbies & Interests: Home improvement projects.
Hidden Talent: Home theater construction and design.
Something most people don't know about me: I love to plant trees.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Lake Erie and the MetroParks.
You're most likely to see me around town at: Giant Eagle.
On the weekends I love to: Jog, lift weights and be outdoors.
department from 1981 to 1984, until Ted Henry inspired me to give reporting a try.