Donald Graham

Graham Holdings Co
Journalist; Company executive (publishing)
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Journalism, Media, and Communications


Donald E. Graham is the Chairman at Graham Holdings Company. Graham is a trustee of the Federal City Council and of the Philip L. Graham Fund, which was established in 1963 in memory of his father, as well as a director of KIPP-DC. He is a former director of Facebook, The Summit Fund of Washington and the College Success Foundation-DC.  He also served as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

He has formerly served as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board and as the President of the District of Columbia College Access Program. After graduating from Harvard in 1966, Graham served in Vietnam and became a patrolman with the Washington Metropolitan Police Department. Joining the The Washington Post in 1971, Graham held multiple newspaper and business positions such as Publisher, Executive Vice President, General Manager, and Reporter. He is also a co-founder of TheDream.US, which helps immigrant youth receive a college education.


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