Graham previously spent ten years working as a journalist on newspapers and magazines in both Europe and Asia. He began his career in regional print journalism in the UK, writing for the Reading Chronicle and the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, before spending five years living and working in China. During this time, he contributed articles to The Times, The Australian, the South China Morning Post, the China Daily, worked as deputy editor of Shanghai-based travel magazine Asia and Away, and authored a total of six guidebooks. He completed his doctorate in Chinese media and political communications in 2015 at the University of Westminster’s highly-regarded Communication and Research Institute (CAMRI). Graham currently leads seven modules across three journalism degree courses at Solent University. In addition to his teaching, Graham also works as review editor for the Sage journal Global Media and China.