- Worked as gofer for ABC in high school.
- Started working for NBC in 1974.
- Cocreated Saturday Night Live (with Lorne Michaels) in 1975 (also produced show from 1981-85).
- Became the first-ever vice president at NBC under age 30.
- Became president of NBC Sports in 1989.
- Named most powerful person in sports by The Sporting News in 1996.
- Owns independent radio station in Litchfield, CT.
- Involved in a 2004 plane crash in Colorado in which his son Edward was killed.
- Successfuly bid $50,000 in a charity auction for the right to know the subject of Carly Simon's You're So Vain.