Board of Directors

Martin J. McLaughlin

Board Member

Martin J. McLaughlin began his career as a reporter for the Daily News, covering everything from the riots at Columbia University in the late 60’s to city welfare scandals in the 1970’s to sports, labor and politics. He won a number of journalism awards and accolades including the prestigious George Polk Award. He was also a professor of journalism at NYU.

Mr. McLaughlin later served as a Press Secretary to Mayor Edward I. Koch’s gubernatorial campaign where he met and worked with his current partner, Maureen Connelly. Mr. McLaughlin was Communications Director for the Manhattan Borough President’s Office before working on the federal level as Communications Director and intergovernmental liaison for the House Merchant Marine Fisheries Committee where he helped shape the landmark Panama Canal Treaty legislation.

Martin McLaughlin is a founding member of Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz and sits on the Board of the Museum of the City of New York.

Mr. McLaughlin was raised in Upper Manhattan and is a graduate of Holy Cross College in Massachusetts. He served as a lieutenant in the United States Air Force.