Event Title

When Local Becomes National: The Legacy and Impact of Pacific Northwest Photojournalist Wallie V. Funk

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Description

A panel discussion exploring the work and impact of Wallie V. Funk as a photojournalist. During his four-decade career as photographer, journalist and former co-owner and editor of the Anacortes American, Whidbey News-Times and the South Whidbey Record, Funk recorded key events, regionally, nationally and around the world. The facilitator was Paul Cocke (Director of WWU Office of Communications and Marketing), joined by panelists Theresa Trebon (Local historian and Archivist/Records Manager and Historian for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community), Scott Terrell (photojournalist for the Skagit Valley Herald and WWU Journalism Instructor), and Elaine Walker (Anacortes Museum).

Document Type

Event

Start Date

2-2-2016 4:00 PM

End Date

2-2-2016 5:30 PM

Location

Western Libraries Special Collections

Resource Type

Moving Image

Format

video/mp4

Duration

00:58:42

Language

English

Title of Series

Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers

Contributing Repository

Digital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Program

University Archives

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University. Any cited materials must be attributed to the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers series, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Identifier

HRDS_20160202_Funk

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Newspaper publishing--Washington (State); Photojournalists--Washington (State)

Subjects – Names (LCNAF)

Funk, Wallie V., 1922-

Geographic Coverage

Anacortes (Wash.)

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When Local Becomes National: The Legacy and Impact of Pacific Northwest Photojournalist Wallie V. Funk

Western Libraries Special Collections

A panel discussion exploring the work and impact of Wallie V. Funk as a photojournalist. During his four-decade career as photographer, journalist and former co-owner and editor of the Anacortes American, Whidbey News-Times and the South Whidbey Record, Funk recorded key events, regionally, nationally and around the world. The facilitator was Paul Cocke (Director of WWU Office of Communications and Marketing), joined by panelists Theresa Trebon (Local historian and Archivist/Records Manager and Historian for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community), Scott Terrell (photojournalist for the Skagit Valley Herald and WWU Journalism Instructor), and Elaine Walker (Anacortes Museum).