NFL beat writer for 18 seasons, covering pre-draft, minicamps, OTAs, training camp, regular season and postseason, including on-site at three Super Bowls. Multiple national and state awards for breaking news, columns and projects.
Three-time finalist in the Associated Press Sports Editors contest for project reporting and feature writing. Six-time winner in the Keystone Press Awards for column writing and features. Western Pennsylvania Press Club Golden Quill Award finalist for investigative reporting on steroids use in sports.
Freelance work for Washington Post, Boston Globe, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, Portland (Maine) Press-Herald, Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator, Trenton (N.J.) Times, Pennsylvania Football News and Pennsylvania Wrestling Newsmagazine.
Researched and wrote a book about Edinboro University's Division I wrestling program's ascent to national prominence on a Division II campus with limited funding. (Reedy Press, St. Louis, Mo.)
Major assignments include three Super Bowls, AFC Championship games, MLB playoff series, professional golf, NCAA football, NCAA basketball championships, NCAA wrestling championships, Olympic profiles, Big Ten and ACC football.
Member, Pro Football Writers Association of America. Taught a sportswriting class at Edinboro University.
Wife Ellen and three kids, Austin, Logan and Megan.