Hollywood crisis manager Howard Bragman represents former National Enquirer "catch and kill" editor Dylan Howard, who is plotting a comeback with the launch of a Hamptons edition of Grazia Gazette, a free luxury fashion magazine targeting the swells on Long Island’s East End.
The New York Times’ Aug. 15 business section described Howard as the "disgraced National Enquirer editor who played a key role in suppressing stories about Donald Trump’s affairs during his presidential campaign, helped Harvey Weinstein dig up dirt on his accusers and, in Jeff Bezos’ telling, threatened the Amazon owner with blackmail.”
NYT reporter Rachel Abrams wrote that Howard had agreed to sit down for an interview, but it was canceled via Bragman.
Howard left American Media, National Enquirer's parent, on March 31, 2020, with the expiration of his contract.
Bragman worked for Burson-Marsteller before helping launch Bragman Nyman Cafarelli in 1989, which was acquired by Interpublic in 2001 He went on to launch Fifteen Minutes and his current firm, LaBrea Media.