Howard Bragman

BirthName:

Howard Benjamin Bragman

Bio:

Howard Bragman is one of the most recognized public relations professionals in America. He has taken his 30+ years of agency experience, in virtually every area of PR, and become the "go-to" guy on television to explain celebrity misbehavior, corporate crisis and the role of "spin" in our everyday lives. He is HLN's Showbiz Tonight (2005)'s resident "Spin Doctor" and a frequent contributor to ABC's Good Morning America (1975). He is also a regular pundit on Piers Morgan Tonight (2011) and The Joy Behar Show (2009). In addition, he is often quoted in magazines, newspapers and on-line media outlets. Bragman founded "Fifteen Minutes" in 2005 and it has evolved into one of the most respected boutique entertainment public relations agencies in the US. His personal participation includes high-level strategy, top-tier media contacts, crisis communications, media training and agency vision and values. Prior to "Fifteen Minutes", he founded "BNC", which has become the largest entertainment PR agency in the world. He sold the agency to "IPG" in 2000. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at PR giant, "Burson-Marsteller". In addition to his agency work, Bragman was an award-winning adjunct professor at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communications and is the author of the bestselling book, "Where's My Fifteen Minutes? (Penguin/Portfolio, 2008). He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work as a political activist for those with HIV/AIDS, GLBT Civil Rights and Jewish causes. He resides in Los Angeles with his husband, a nationally-respected horse trainer.
Filmography

Actor ( 62 credits )

Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (2016)  Himself - Special Guest (2 episodes, 2016)
Ronan Farrow Daily (2014)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2014)
Untold with Maria Menounos (2014)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2014)
CNN Tonight (2014)  Himself - PR Expert (2 episodes, 2015)
Good Morning Britain (2014)  Himself - PR Expert (1 episode, 2015)
The Lead with Jake Tapper (2013)  PR Expert (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
New Day (2013)  Himself - PR Expert (1 episode, 2015)
Good Afternoon America (2012)  News Consultant (1 episode, 2012)
Early Start (2012)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2012)
Starting Point (2012)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2013)
Larry King Now (2012)  PR Expert (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Joy Behar: Say Anything! (2012)  PR Expert / ... (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
The Cycle (2012)  Himself - PR Expert (1 episode, 2015)
PoliticKING (2012)  Himself - guest (1 episode, 2013)
Wish Me Away (2011) Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight (2011)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011)
Anderson Live (2011)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2012)
Martin Bashir (2011)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011)
ReelzChannel Specials (2011)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2012)
50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (2011)  Himself - PR Guru (3 episodes, 2011)
Erin Burnett OutFront (2011)  Himself - PR Expert (1 episode, 2015)
A Bundle of Sticks (2010) Himself
Jansing & Co. (2010)  PR Expert / ... (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
The Dylan Ratigan Show (2010)  Specialist (2 episodes, 2011)
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)  Himself - Guest Judge (2 episodes, 2009)
The Joy Behar Show (2009)  Himself (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hollywood 411 (2008)  Himself (3 episodes, 2009)
Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
The Doctors (2008)  Himself - PR Expert (1 episode, 2014)
The Daily 10 (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Showbiz Tonight (2005)  Himself / ... (72 episodes, 2005-2012)
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
The Situation Room (2005)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2013)
Omg! Insider (2004)  PR Expert / ... (20 episodes, 2010-2014)
Dr. Phil (2002)  PR Expert (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
American Morning (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
The Early Show (1999)  Himself (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Hardball with Chris Matthews (1997)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2014)
Access Hollywood (1996)  Himself (3 episodes, 2009)
MSNBC Live (1996)  PR Expert (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Street Signs (1996)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2013)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1999-2012)
Extra (1994)  Himself / ... (6 episodes, 2009-2014)
Good Morning America Weekend Edition (1993)  News Consultant / ... (20 episodes, 2012-2014)
E! News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
KTLA Morning News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
CNN Newsroom (1989)  PR Expert / ... (6 episodes, 2013-2014)
CNBC Business News (1989)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2012)
Inside Edition (1988)  News Consultant (1 episode, 2013)
ITV Lunchtime News (1988)  Himself - Hollywood Publicist (1 episode, 2007)
Larry King Live (1985)  Himself (12 episodes, 2005-2010)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  PR Expert / ... (33 episodes, 2009-2014)
ABC News Nightline (1980)  News Consultant / ... (18 episodes, 2010-2014)
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
20/20 (1978)  News Consultant / ... (8 episodes, 2008-2013)
Good Morning America (1975)  News Consultant / ... (142 episodes, 2009-2014)
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams (1970)  PR Expert (4 episodes, 2011-2014)
ABC7 Eyewitness News (1969)  PR Expert (1 episode, 2014)
Face the Nation (1954)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
World News with Diane Sawyer (1953)  News Consultant (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Today (1952)  Himself (2 episodes, 2009-2010)

Producer ( 1 credit )

Becoming Chaz (2011) associate producer