Virgil Fassio with Joel Connelly

Stories of a life, and of a life lived in newspapers will be told today, for a book rife with them, as Virgil Fassio, from 1978 to 1993 the publisher of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, is here for the release of his memoir, Steel City to Emerald City: A Newspaperman's Life Journey (CreateSpace). He will be joined by venerable Seattle P-I journalist Joel Connelly in conversation. This is a story of newspapering from early on, how this work took Virgil Fassio around the world, and how a newspaper can be integral to the fabric of a community.

“Virg Fassio is the real thing, an honest-to-God newspaperman who utilized skills honed in Pittsburgh, Wilmington, Detroit, and Chicago to make a major contribution in keeping Seattle a two-newspaper town long after most cities.” - Frank A. Bennack.

Date: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location: 
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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