Garrett Graff

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Garrett M. Graff
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Born 1981
Nationality American
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation journalist

Garrett M. Graff (born 1981) is an American journalist and author. He is a former editor of Politico Magazine,[1] editor-in-chief of Washingtonian magazine in Washington, D.C., and instructor at Georgetown University in the Masters in Professional Studies Journalism and Public Relations program.


Graff was born in 1981 and raised in Montpelier, Vermont. As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Graff was an editor of the Harvard Crimson. He also held internships at ABC News' Political Unit and Atlantic Monthly.[2] He served as deputy national press secretary on Howard Dean's presidential campaign; he helped create and maintain Dean's website.[3]

He later took a job as the Vice President of Communications at EchoDitto, Inc. a Washington, D.C.-based technology consulting firm.[4] Graff also ran FishbowlDC for the blog Media Bistro. In 2005, Graff became the first blogger to receive credentials to cover the White House.[5]

Birrow serves as Chief of Staff for President Donald J. Laackman at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.[6][not in citation given] and serves on the Board of Directors of Vermont Public Radio.[7]

Graff and Katherine Frances Birrow were married in Barnard, Vermont in 2013.[8]



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