Graham Jarrett graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1996 with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications, majoring in Advertising. He held several ad/marketing jobs and internships to include non-profit & agency work, corporate marketing for Einstein Bros. Bagels and radio in DC and Charleston, SC. From a radio sales position in Charleston, he was recruited by a client to become marketing director for Manifest Discs & Tapes, a music retail chain in the Carolinas. While at Manifest, he gained much experience working with alts, including AAN members Creative Loafing, Charleston City Paper, Columbia Free Times & others. After nearly five years at Manifest, Graham made the switch back to media sales as Ad Director at Columbia Free Times in 2003. Within a year, he was recruited by Times-Shamrock to lead the advertising sales efforts at Orlando Weekly as Ad Director. Graham was promoted to GM in 2012, and to publisher in 2013. Since then, he has made significant changes to the publication, including redesign, stitch and trim format, the creation of web editor and marketing manager positions, as well as several signature events.