Howard Braunstein, a two-time Emmy® nominee, was born in 1961 and raised in Los Angeles. He received his bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at UCLA and his Master’s Degree from the USC Annenberg School for Communication. He started his career at the FOX Network in 1986, when. the network was launched. After working at Fox for five years in the research, scheduling and current programming departments, he departed in 1991 to pursue his lifelong career goal of becoming a producer. He met long-time producer Michael Jaffe and they formed their own production company, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, Ltd. Together, they have produced more than 70 television films and six mini-series for the broadcast networks and cable buyers. 2009’s “The Informant” was Braunstein’s first feature film credit.