Patrick Gavin

Patrick Gavin

Patrick has covered the Washington, D.C. scene for a decade, beginning with his work as a writer at the Brookings Institution, then as a columnist at the Washington Examiner, a reporter at’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico, where he focused on the nexus between Hollywood and Washington. In the process he’s interviewed such notables as Jimmy Carter, Donald Rumsfeld, Eliot Spitzer, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba, Ralph Nader, Kate Walsh, Lance Armstrong, Jack Abramoff, Seth Meyers, Bill Maher, Julia Louis Dreyfuss, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, Joan Rivers, Jesse Ventura, Bill O’Reilly, Jennifer Beals and Hank Paulson.

Gavin has been a regular television contributor, including appearances on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and frequent hits on such programs as “Reliable Sources,” “The Andrea Mitchell Show,” “Headline News,” “Dateline,” “TODAY,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” C-SPAN, CBS’s “The Early Show,” “Extra,” “Inside Edition,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “TMZ Live,” “Jansing & Co.,” “The Thomas Roberts Show,” “Joy Behar: Say Anything!”, “Weekend with Alex Witt” and “Anderson Live.” He was named by The Atlantic as one of “The 30 Washington Insiders You Should Follow on Twitter” and by Business Insider as one of its “The Most Influential People in Media.”


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