- B.S., marine science, SUNY Maritime College, 1967
- M.A., film studies, University of Oregon, 1980
"I love inspiring the next generation of filmmakers to venture out into the unknown, see things with fresh eyes and take creative chances."Kevin McCarey | Film and television professor
Awards, recognition and honors
Primetime Emmy Award and two Regional Emmys; four Primetime Emmy nominations; Peabody Award; four CINE Golden Eagle Awards; Best Feature Film, 1999 Savannah Film Festival; Academy Award semi-finalist, live action short for "San Juan Story"
Writers Guild of America, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, BLUE Ocean Film Festival Board, Grays Reef Board
Producer/writer/director, National Geographic Television, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, California; producer/writer/director, Turner Broadcasting System, Atlanta, Georgia