Michelle Graff is the editor-in-chief of National Jeweler, the must-read news source for jewelry professionals. She leads the editorial direction of NationalJeweler.com and its popular daily newsletter. In the past two years, she has revived two of National Jeweler’s most popular annual print editions, The State of the Majors and the Retailer Hall of Fame. Michelle began her editorial career working as a news editor at the Marietta Daily Journal and then as a focus/strategies editor at the Atlanta Business Chronicle. She joined National Jeweler in late 2007 as the senior editor covering diamonds, traveling to Israel, Africa, Dubai and Belgium to learn about the jewelry industry; she was promoted to editor-in-chief in 2013.