Broadcast journalist remembered for his work with a Seattle ABC affiliate (KOMO-TV), Travel TV, Miami's NBC6, and CBS-Los Angeles. He also appeared on NBC's Early Today and wrote for the Huffington Post.
He graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California. He began his television career with a CBS station in Columbia, South Carolina.
He received five consecutive Emmy Awards for his journalistic work.
He was married to Angela Shlyakhov. He died at the age of thirty-nine from complications of Type 1 diabetes.
Like actress Kristin Chenoweth, he was adopted.