- Lived in Crawford County all my life.
- Graduate of Conneaut Lake High School.
- Graduate of Career Academy of Broadcasting in Milwaukee
- Served in the US ARMY (MP) — 1966-1968
- Worked at Avtex Fibers — 1969-1985
I have been in the broadcasting industry for 38 years:
- WVCC 101.7FM Linesville, PA — November 1970-March 2003
- WMVL, COOL 101.7FM, Meadville, PA — April 2003 to present
- Calling play-by-play for over 1400 high school sporting events: Football, Basketball, Baseball & Softball including state championships in Hershey.
- Highlights from the Western Crawford County Bowling Tournaments and The annual Oakland Beach Ladies invitational golf tourney.
- The broadcasting industry has afforded me the opportunity to meet various recording artists and sports celebrities.
- First broadcast: Pennline Lane bowling tournament (1970)
- First basketball game: December 1970 Lakeview at Linesville
- Presently: Operations Manager & Sports Director of, COOL 101.7 FM, Vilkie Communications.
- 2008 recipient of the Meadville Area Sports Banquet Milestone Award.