Dylan Howard was born on January 19, 1982. is an Australian entertainment journalist who was ousted as Vice President and Chief Content Officer at American Media on March 31, 2020. He supervised Us Weekly, OK !, Star, In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, The National Examiner, RadarOnline.com and The National Enquirer and its UK edition Globe. He is a television producer and documentary filmmaker who, in association with Endeavor has developed and created programs for Investigation Discovery, TLC, REELZ, and other networks. Howard was named the 2011 Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the National Entertainment Journalism Awards (NEJA). He is a five-time NEJA winner, a 14-time finalist, and previously won the LA Press Club Awards for online news reporting (Mel Gibson audio tapes) and investigative journalism, for exposing a secret Hollywood poker ring involving actors from List A, Tobey Maguire, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. He has been nominated 11 times for various L.A. Press Club Awards. In February 2019, Jeff Bezos claimed that Howard, in his role as editor at American Media, participated in an effort to blackmail him. Howard was a party to a September 2018 non-prosecution agreement with federal prosecutors for the Southern District of New York.
He is 38 years old.
Height & Weight
Height: 170 cm Weight: under review
Howard grew up in Geelong, Victoria.He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Deakin University in Australia. In January 2009, he moved to United States after a stint as a television journalist. During that time, he worked for the Seven Network based in Melbourne, Australia. Howard’s 2007 report on the impending sacking of an Australian football coach was highly commended for a prestigious Quill Award – for excellence in Victorian journalism, in the Best TV News Report category. He also worked for Reuters Television in New York, The Geelong Advertiser and Southern Cross Television in Tasmania; the latter both Australian media outlets. He began his career at The Geelong Advertiser, the six-day-a-week paper for the city of Geelong. He wrote an opinion page for the Saturday edition, Sport Section, titled “Howard’s Way” until he moved to the United States. While at Southern Cross, he obtained interviews with former Governor Richard Butler and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and his partner Mary Donaldson. Howard also has been published in the News of the World, Hello, Woman’s Day, New Idea, Grazia, OK! Magazine, Men’s Style, Alpha, Ralph Magazine, Loaded, M Magazine Dubai, In Touch, and The Sunday Mail’s Celebs on Sunday.
Howard joined Channel 7 in 2005 as a sports reporter. His primary reporting focus was AFL, but during the summer months he would present the sports report on the 6 o’clock Channel 7 Melbourne news. Howard didn’t have his contract renewed by Channel 7 in January 2009.
Drugs in sport
Michael Braun Jason Akermanis wrote an article for Melbourne’s NewsCorp newspaper, The Herald Sun, stating that he “felt” that a player who was his direct opponent in a game earlier in a season seemed able to run faster and have better recovery against him in another. I play later in that season. The implication was that Akermanis felt this player was using a form of drug to improve performance. Jason did not name the player in his article. Howard’s role in this matter became evident a few days after the publication of this article. Howard, who to date has not yet named his source, revealed that the player Jason was referring to was Michael Braun, a player for the West Coast Eagles. No other evidence has emerged to back up the claims made by Akermanis, who later apologized to Braun. Medical records. A woman was alleged to have found the medical records of players from an AFL club found in the gutter outside a clinic. After allegedly trying to return the documents to the clinic and discovering that the doors were closed, they attempted to call all the Melbourne media to offer the documents, as a “public service”. Its initial price was A $ 3,000. Channel 7 decided to buy the documents. At around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2007, Channel 7 began airing that it had a “great story” related to AFL and drugs and would reveal this in its evening news at 6 p.m. AEST. Howard went on the air and named the club these two players played for. A court order was requested to suppress the name and club mentioned in the records and was granted by Justice Kim Hargrave of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Later, on August 24, during halftime on Friday Night Football on Channel 7, Howard participated in an on-air interview conducted by Tim Watson, where he claimed that after contacting the AFL, he had given Howard ” approval “to air the story. This interview was broadcast live, via Fox Sports, to New South Wales and Queensland and on the Telstra Dome CCTV, but was not on the show that aired on Seven Network during the delayed coverage in Victoria, South Australia or Western Australia after Howard inadvertently admitted to speaking ill. Howard, on Tuesday August 28, 2007, went up to 3AW during the Sport’s Today program and explained to Caroline Wilson that her comments Friday night had been misinterpreted and that she had “apologized to those who did not understand at the time. ” AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou responded to Howard’s interview on 3AW, saying, “He’s naughty, and we’ve asked him to apologize, given that he aired in two states, and everything Dylan Howard had to do was apologize. ” There will be no misrepresentation to people about the AFL backing a story that we have already publicly said we found obscene, abhorrent, the route of channel journalism. ”
Harvey Weinstein allegations
Howard received media attention for providing Harvey Weinstein with information about Rose McGowan, an actress who made a sexual harassment claim directed toward Weinstein. Howard provided this information to Weinstein at the time Weinstein was denying any harassment claims, and did so to maintain a strong working relationship with Weinstein due to “mutual business interests.” Howard stated that he pursued Weinstein’s request “as a courtesy” but refused to publish any material about the subject, resisting each of Weinstein’s “repeated efforts” to have Howard publish favourable stories about him or unfavorable stories about his accusers. On March 7, 2018, Howard successfully sued Nine Network’s 60 Minutes after they unlawfully trespassed on private property and attempted to question him about the Weinstein story in the lobby of his New York office. In 2017, the Associate Press reported on an inquiry conducted by American Media in 2012 about a sexual harassment allegation toward Howard, but concluded there was no serious wrongdoing. American Media has supported Howard through the accusations, calling the accusations “baseless.”
Blackmail claims by Jeff Bezos
On February 7, 2019, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com and owner of the Washington Post, accused Howard and others on AMI of trying to blackmail him by threatening to post private photos of Bezos. Bezos posted an email sent by Howard to Bezos’ attorney describing several creepy private photographs in AMI’s possession, including a “selfie under the belt, also known colloquially as a d * ck photo.” Bezos also revealed Howard’s email address. AMI attorney Jon Fine followed the email with demands that Bezos cease an ongoing investigation into AMI’s prior publication of Bezos’ private text messages.
Howard has been involved in a number of controversial stories in his Channel 7 career: He was assigned in Ireland when star footballer Brendan Fevola emerged, he had been fighting with that pub’s bartender while he was a member of the All Australian team visiting Ireland for the Series. of International Rules Seven News bought the videotape of a pub in Galway, Ireland. The New York Times reported on August 23, 2018 that Howard was cooperating with federal investigators examining Michael Cohen’s clandestine payments to two women on behalf of President Donald Trump. Vanity Fair reported that Howard had received witness immunity in exchange for his testimony. Ronan Farrow states in his book Catch and Kill: Lies, spies, and a conspiracy to protect predators that American Media, Inc. and the National Enquirer destroyed confidential Trump-related documents kept in a top-secret safe by order of the then publisher. Chief Howard the same day, a Wall Street Journal reporter asked for a comment for a story about how AMI paid Karen McDougal $ 150,000 to keep her story about a pre-election love affair with Trump a secret.
Howard left Reuters in May 2010 after being approached to head RadarOnline.com. During his tenure as a guide to RadarOnline.com, the celebrity news site reached a new level of visibility in the world media, after Howard broke the Gibson scandal after covertly obtaining the audio recordings. In 2011, Howard was named Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the National Entertainment Journalism Awards, where judges rated him as the “benchmark for authoritative news and analysis from the world of entertainment on cable and air television.” . In giving him the highest national honor, they also noted: “In the world of celebrity news and entertainment, even the mainstream media could not ignore the exclusive stories revealed under Dylan Howard’s tenure as senior executive editor of RadarOnline.com.” . Howard also won the Entertainment Journalism Story of the Year (2011) at the Los Angeles Press Club for ‘Mel Gibson: Sex, Lies & Audiotapes’ and a highly praised title for Best TV News Report at the 2007 Quill Awards, for excellence in journalism. Australian. . In 2012 Howard joined BuzzMedia as editor-in-chief of Celebuzz.com. He returned as editor-in-chief of RadarOnline.com in April 2013. Thirteen months later, the site’s parent company, American Media, Inc. appointed Howard’s editor-in-chief of the National Enquirer, in addition to his role as editorial director of RadarOnline. com.
He is a five-time NEJA winner, 14-time finalist and has previously won L.A. Press Club awards for online news reporting—Mel Gibson audio tapes—and investigative journalism, for exposing a secret Hollywood poker ring involving A-List actors Tobey Maguire, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. He has been nominated 11 times for various L.A. Press Club awards.
We have not any information about his personal life
Dylan Howard’s net worth is $600,000