Garrett M. Graff

journalist and author

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As editor of the magazine, he oversees The Washingtonian's editorial and art staff, as well as assigning and selecting which stories should run in a given issue. Prior to becoming editor, Graff spent four years at the magazine, during which time he wrote often about media and politics, profiling Barack ObamaTom Friedman, and FBI Director Robert Mueller, among others. 

Graff is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on technology and politics.

Author and first blogger admitted to cover a White House press briefing, he is a frequent speaker on blogging and the intersection of politics and technology, and his reporter’s notebook from that first day in the White House hangs in the Newseum in Washington, DC. His writing and commentary has appeared in publications like the Washington Post,Wired magazine, the Politico, and The Huffington Post, and in 2008, he was named as one of four young “new media” journalists to watch by PRWeek.

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