Devotion to “The News” is the thread that runs through his 31-year television broadcasting management career. He served at KPLR-TV, St. Louis, from 1962-70, and as Vice President and General Manager oversaw the station’s transition from black and white to color delivery and established its first news operation. He served as Vice President and General Manager at WOR-TV, New York, from 1970-72 and established that station’s first full time news operation and instituted its first editorial process. His 15-year tenure at Journal Communications in Milwaukee began in 1972 as Vice President and General Manager of WTMJ-TV and it ended with his retirement in 1987, after his twelfth year as President of WTMJ, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Journal Communications. His legacy includes co-author of the first formal code of ethics for Journal Communications, leader of the WTMJ-TV editorial board and its editor for editorials, and establishment of a full time news operation and editorial process at the company’s Las Vegas television station. During his career, he served as a Director on the NBC Television Affiliates Board and on the National Association of Broadcasters Television Board.