Born in Cincinnati, OH. Education: Graduated from Ohio State University, undergraduate degree (Phi Beta Kappa), behavioral sciences, J.D., 1977.
Career: Television news correspondent. WCMH–TV, reporter, 1979–80; WJZ–TV, Baltimore, MD, reporter, 1980–82; WJKW–TV, Cleveland, OH, reporter, 1982–83; WMAQ–TV, consumer reporter, 1983–86; joined CBS News, 1986. Licensed to practice law in Ohio and Maryland.
Awards, Honors: Outstanding Consumer Media Service Award, Consumer Federation of America, 1988; Overseas Press Club Award, 2001; two Gracie Allen Awards, Association of Women in Radio and Television; nine Emmy Awards.
Television Appearances; Series:
Consumer correspondent, CBS This Morning, CBS, 1986–90.
Consumer correspondent, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, CBS, 1990.
Correspondent, 48 Hours, CBS, 1990—.
Reporter, Verdict, CBS, 1991.
Television Appearances; Specials:
America's Toughest Assignment: Solving the Education Crisis, CBS, 1990.
Host (Toronto), CBS All–American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1991.
Correspondent, Who Killed JFK? Facts Not Fiction, CBS, 1992.
Correspondent, Incredible Journey: A Decade of"48 Hours," CBS, 1996.
Correspondent, "48 Hours" Special: Polygamy: A World Apart, CBS, 2008.
(with Paul La Rosa) Death of a Dream, Pocket Star, 2008.
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