- B.A., speech communication, University of Maryland
- M.A., film and video, American University
- M.F.A., film and electronic media, American University
Worked with National Public Radio, Lucasfilm, CBS, IMAX; recorded the Greg Smith Sound Effects Collection of American University in Washington, D.C.; contributed recordings to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Awards, recognitions and honors
National Public Radio staff recipient for duPont-Columbia and Peabody awards