Wilson Hartnell has appointed Oisin Langan as Account Director in its award-winning Sports Marketing and Sponsorship practice. In his new role, Oisin will lead on strategy and content development across a number of leading Irish and International brands.
A native of Waterford, Oisin joins Wilson Hartnell from Newstalk, where he spent over a decade as a sports broadcaster with the Off the Ball and Newstalk’s breakfast programmes. His coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro earned him Best Paralympic Games Radio Coverage at the OCS Irish Paralympic Awards.
More recently, Oisin worked as Off the Ball’s senior reporter during the launch of its innovative breakfast show OTB AM, which is streamed live across its social media channels.
Prior to joining Newstalk, Oisin worked with Red FM in Cork as Sports Editor, where he was the youngest ever recipient of the prestigious Radio Sports Broadcaster of the Year award. He studied Broadcasting and Journalism in Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa Cork and the Ballyfermot College of Further Education and is currently completing a Masters in Sports Management in UCD.
Commenting on Oisin’s appointment, Sarah O’Connor, Head of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Wilson Hartnell, said; “We are delighted that Oisin has joined the team. He will play a key role in the leadership of our sports marketing and sponsorship business and the implementation of our growth strategy. His extensive experience in sports broadcasting as an editor, producer and reporter, will complement Wilson Hartnell’s unique sports and brand marketing expertise, enhance our award-winning content creation team and expand our service offering to existing and future clients.
Oisin Langan said; “I am hugely excited to join the Wilson Hartnell team. In a constantly evolving communications landscape, clients are looking for multi-layered skillsets, different perspectives, strongly rooted insights that form the basis of brilliant campaigns and content that is fully optimised to deliver the biggest return. I am really looking forward to bringing my experience to bear on the great work that Wilson Hartnell is widely known for”.