A life in newspapers, from 18-year-old sports assistant to president, publisher and editor ... from the mountains and valleys of West Virginia to the desert of Arizona, with fascinating stops along the way...here's the story of 47 years of watching the parade go by and bringing it to thousands of readers. Veteran newspaperman Don Hatfield shares "my life in newspapers," recalling the events, tragic and joyous, the news, good and bad, and above all the people...reporters, editors. politicians, bosses, coaches, the ordinary and extraordinary who made up the world of newspapering.
Don Hatfield is a former writer, editor, and publisher for newspapers in Huntington. WV and Tucson, AZ. He has published several short stories and many magazine articles. He is the author of "Don Hatfield Cleans Out His Attic," a collection of his newspaper columns, published in 1986.