Garrett M. Graff is an editor at the Washingtonian magazine, where he covers media and politics, edits the Capital Comment section, and serves as internet director. His first book, "The First Campaign: Globalization, the Web, and the Race for the White House," was published in December 2007 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He teaches graduate-level internet and social media at Georgetown University.
Previously, he was the founding editor of mediaBistro.com's Fishbowl D.C., a popular blog that covers the media and journalism in Washington, and co-founder of EchoDitto, Inc., a multi-million-dollar Washington, D.C.-based internet consulting firm.
A Vermont native, he served as deputy national press secretary on Howard Dean's presidential campaign and, beginning in 1997, was then-Governor Dean's first webmaster.
As the first blogger admitted to cover a White House press briefing, he is a frequent speaker and media commentator on blogging and the intersection of politics and technology.