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Washingtonian‘s Garrett Graff Unplugged

Garrett Graff has come a long way from his days in the Fishbowl…

CBS’ daily webcast “Washington Unplugged” caught up with this Washingtonian for its series “Unplugged, Under 40″ to pinpoint how exactly the first White House press corps blogger goes on to become a premiere DC glossy’s editor-in-chief.


The 28 year-old succeeds Jack Limpert, who has been Washingtonian‘s editor-in-chief for the past 40 years, at an interesting time for the magazine industry and DC.

“I think it’s partly a reflection of just how Washington is changing. The city right now is not just younger than it has been traditionally in the past, but much richer in terms of culture and arts and restaurants. This is what I’ve been saying about the golden age of Washington,” Graff told CBS’ Kaylee Hartung.

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Graff to Replace Limpert as Editor of Washingtonian

Jack Limpert has decided to step down as Editor of Washingtonian after editing the magazine for more than 40 years. Founding editor of FishbowlDC and Washingtonian‘s current exec. editor, Garrett Graff will become the mag’s third editor in the 44 year history of the magazine.

Memo from Publisher Cathy Merrill Williams after the jump.

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Say Hello To Catherine Merrill

In the latest issue of the Washingtonian, Jack Limpert introduces readers to the magazine’s new publisher, Catherine Merrill.

    “I am honored and humble to carry on our family tradition,” Cathy says. “The magazine will continue to focus on helping Washingtonians get the most out of this great city.”

Also in the latest Washingtonian…

…ABC’s Martha Raddatz says she’s reading “The Right Stuff” and “Crossing to Safety” this summer.

…Marc Fisher will read “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.”

…Carol Joynt is picking up the Travis Mcgee series by John D. MacDonald.

In their “Best & Worst” section…

…best TV news anchor? Jim Vance.
…best local sports reporter? George Michael.
…best local newspaper columnist? Tony Kornheiser.
…best local radio personality? Elliot in the Morning.
…most annoying radio personality? Elliot in the Morning.
…”columnist I wish would get writer’s cramp”? Robert Novak.