Waterman is a former journalist and sportswriter who worked for newspapers
in Connecticut and New Hampshire, and for United Press International.
His news assignments included covering of presidential campaigns and
elections, murder trials, and every type of local, state, and national
news. He worked as a drama critic in New York and Boston, and, as
a feature writer for UPI, his interview subjects ranged from Stephen
King to Eric Sevareid and Cybill Shepherd.
working as a sportswriter for UPI, Waterman covered the Olympics,
Wimbledon, the World Series, the Super Bowl, the NBA and NHL playoffs,
the PGA, Doug Flutie's "Miracle Pass" in Miami, and the
Boston Marathon. His magazine articles have included pieces on how
to forge fine art and how to be a butler (for which he attended a
butler's school in London). He began writing for "Hemispheres"
in 1992 and wrote the first "Row 22, Seats A&B" stories