Jefferson Graham

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Jefferson Graham is the host of USA TODAY's Talking Tech video and audio series.

Jefferson Graham is a Los Angeles-based tech columnist for USA Today [1] the host of USA Today's[2] Talking Tech video and audio series and author of the weekly Talking Tech newsletter.[3] USA TODAY describes the podcast as a "daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you."

Graham, the author of Video Nation: A DIY Guide to Planning, Shooting and Sharing Great Video from USA TODAY's Talking Tech host (Peachpit Press) is also a jazz guitarist [4] and portrait photographer[5] in the Manhattan Beach, California area.

On the YouTube Photowalks travel photography channel, Graham focuses on mostly Southern California locales, including Laguna Beach, Santa Barbara and Downtown Los Angeles, and has also ventured to Pismo Beach, Newport, Oregon, Kobe, Japan, Oahu, Hawaii, Portugal and Spain.

Graham has spoken at industry gatherings, including the CES, NAMM, PPA and WPPI, as well as schools—NYU, Ohio State and University of California, Santa Barbara.
Born in Evansville, Indiana Graham grew up in New York City and is the son of late San Francisco broadcaster Jerry Graham and Judy Graham, the host of YouTube's Knitting Tips by Judy web series.


He is the author or co-author of 8 books:

  • Come on Down: The TV Game Show Book, Abbeville Press, 1988
  • Vegas: Live and In Person, Abbeville Press, 1989
  • Life is a Contact Sport (with Ken Kragen), Morrow, 1993
  • Salesman of the Century (with Ron Popeil), Dell, 1995
  • Aaron Spelling: A Prime-Time Life (with Aaron Spelling), St. Martin's Press, 1996
  • Frasier, Simon and Schuster, 1997
  • The Ultimate Rugrats Fan Book, Simon and Schuster, 1998

Video Nation: A DIY Guide to Planning, Shooting and Sharing Great Video, Peachpit, 2012


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  2. ^ "Talking Tech". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  3. ^ "Talking Tech". Newsletters | USA TODAY. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  4. ^ jazz guitarist
  5. ^ "Graham & Graham Photography". Retrieved 2019-06-13. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]