Creative Director for American City Business Journals' Midwest region. Responsible for 10 publications. Spent 22 years as AME/print at The Buffalo News. By emphasizing a bold and sophisticated design strategy The News became an industry leader in visual journalism through the use of classic typography, illustration and photography. Under his direction The News has received over 400 awards for design, illustration and photography including 9 silver medals, 2 Judges’ Special Recognition awards, and a finalist for "World’s Best Designed Newspaper" in 2011, 2013, semifinalist in 2018.
Has received over 200 individual awards from The Society for News Design, including 4 silver medals, a Judges' Special Recognition and 40 individual portfolios. Honored by the Associated Press, NYSPA, APSE (for page and/or section work). Was selected as ''2006 Sports Designer of the Year'' by SportsDesigner.com. Was a speaker at SND's annual conference (Boston, 2007 and Cleveland 2012) and a three-time judge for SND's ''Best of News Design'' competition.
Society for News Design