Broadcaster Gavin McLoughlin joins Drury as Director Broadcaster Gavin McLoughlin joins Drury as Director

Broadcaster Gavin McLoughlin joins Drury as Director

Drury, the leading independent strategic communications and public affairs consultancy, is pleased to announce that award-winning broadcaster Gavin McLoughlin is joining as Director.

Gavin joins Drury from the national independent broadcaster Newstalk, where he has been Deputy Business Editor since 2019. Prior to Newstalk, he was Business News Editor at the Irish Independent.

Gavin is widely known for regularly presenting ‘Breakfast Business’, Newstalk’s weekday business show, as well as contributing to a range of other programmes across the station’s schedule. He won Podcast of the Year at the Smurfit School Business Journalism Awards in 2021 for his work on ‘Taking Stock’, which takes a global view of the big business stories and the trends affecting the world economy.

“Gavin’s experience and skill set will make an important contribution to our team and clients as we continue to develop and grow the business,” said Cathal Barry, Managing Director, Financial Communications at Drury. “His successful track record in a fast-moving environment and ability to scrutinise, analyse and communicate clearly makes him an ideal fit at Drury. In the current environment, our clients’ requirement for assured advice and execution has never been stronger. Gavin’s addition to the team strengthens our ability to assist and support client companies and organisations with critical corporate, financial, and reputational issues,” he said.

“It is a very exciting juncture to be joining Drury as the firm continues to expand and deliver market leading corporate and financial communications advice,” said Gavin McLoughlin. “Working in business journalism over the past decade has emphasised, for me, the critical role of effective communications for companies. As a trusted partner for more than three decades, Drury has been at the shoulder of many long-standing clients during times of both opportunity and challenge. I look forward to applying my experience and skills as part of a fast-paced consultancy, adding value to Drury’s clients, and helping them to achieve their communications objectives,” he said.

Drury is a strategic communications and public affairs consultancy with over three decades of experience helping clients to navigate a constantly evolving media, political and social landscape. The agency’s span of expertise and experience encompasses campaigning in all its iterations, insightful and astute public affairs and regulatory relations and an unmatched capability in financial communications.

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