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Publicist Howard Bragman has defined the public relations arena for more than three decades. As Vice Chairman of, Howard Bragman understands that the Internet is making it more difficult for businesses and professionals to manage their public images. By using his vast experience in reputation management to help the company develop new products and services, Mr. Bragman gives clients the necessary tools to fight back and regain control of their good names. Earlier in his career, Howard Bragman co-founded Bragman Nyman Cafarelli Public Relations and Marketing, one of the largest PR firms in the world, as well as the Los Angeles boutique firm Fifteen Minutes, for which he serves as Chairman.At Fifteen Minutes, Howard Bragman is involved in media training for entertainers, CEOs, doctors, politicians, and lawyers. Credited for his expertise in this area, he created a media preparation guide designed for young actors that became an integral part of the development process for rising stars appearing in movies and television shows produced by the Nickelodeon network.Also an author and a contributing journalist, Howard Bragman has penned articles for publications such as Advertising Age, The Advocate, The Los Angeles Times, and Playboy. Sought after by the media, he is a frequent guest on television shows involving the entertainment industry. His appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, and numerous network and cable programs, as well as hundreds of credits in national magazines and newspapers. Additionally, Howard Bragman is a highly requested speaker and he has delivered keynote addresses for associations such as The U.S. Conference of Mayors and the UJC Youth Congress.A compelling speaker and educator, Howard Bragman brought a special connection to the classroom as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Teaching Public Relations from 1998 to 2003, he was honored for classroom excellence by both USC and his students.

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Jan 2005Present

Chairman and Founder

Fifteen Minutes Public Relations




University of Michigan