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Patrick Gavin is a Washington, D.C.- based journalist and filmmaker, and the director of “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week,” a feature-length documentary that exposed the biggest annual event in Washington, D.C.: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His production company, PWG Media Group, helps partners tell their stories in innovative and compelling ways and has produced videos for the Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece, Guardian, Tribune Media, the Washington Business Journal, the Forward, Mic, Revolution, USA Today, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the Distilled Spirits Council, the Antiquities Coalition and Veluxe. He is also an adjunct faculty member at American University. Gavin has covered Washington politics for a decade, beginning with his work as a writer at the Brookings Institution, then as a columnist at the Washington Examiner, then a reporter at mediabistro.com’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico, where he focused on the nexus between Hollywood and Washington. 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,” by Business Insider as one of its “Most Influential People in Media” and by The Wrap as one of the "25 Media Insiders to Follow Right Now."