Posts Tagged ‘garrett graff’

Ex-WCP Editor Michael Schaffer to Lead Washingtonian

Former Washington City Paper editor Michael Schaffer was named the top editor at Washingtonian magazine today, replacing current editor Garrett Graff, who announced in April he would be stepping down after five years at the helm of the monthly publication.
Schaffer, a D.C. native, edited City Paper from 2010 to 2012 before he decamped for The New Republic, where he served as the national magazine's editorial director (and where [...]

Garrett Graff Is Leaving Washingtonian

Washingtonian editor Garrett Graff, who took over in 2009, will leave the magazine in June, publisher Cathy Merrill Williams announced today.
Hired at only 28 to replace his 75-year-old predecessor, Jack Limpert, who'd run the place for decades, Graff presided over a reinvention of the monthly magazine's front-of-the-book section, which he'd edited before taking over. Washingtonian won a Livingston Award for [...]

Picnic, Washingtonian Style

Washingtonian's service parade continues with its August issue's cover feature, "Great Day Trips." The cover has a young couple enjoying a late summer picnic—he's got some madras, she's got a wicker basket, and it's all at Antietam, the bloodiest stretch of soil in American history.
What could be better than picnicking on land that is littered with [...]

Washingtonian Readers Are Rich, But Not That Rich

Washingtonian owner Cathy Merrill Williams threw her voice into the Internet's current work-life balance debate recently with an interview with the Daily Download. In the video, she says that Washingtonian's average reader makes a whopping $1.8 million a year, a claim picked up by FishbowlDC.
That struck me as remarkably high, even in a metro area [...]

Taxation Without “Best Doctors”?

Last weekend, with another D.C. statehood protest underway outside the White House, Washingtonian editor Garrett M. Graff tweeted out some thoughts: “Congress might be more willing to give DC more rights if DC elected people who seemed more worthy of power.”
For a veteran of Howard Dean’s presidential campaign, never mind the editor of a District-based [...]