Holly Whidden is an executive at Hearst Magazines where she oversees the entertainment division. Hearst is the largest publisher of monthly magazines globally and owns titles including ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Esquire magazine, Men's Health, Women's Health (magazine), Cosmopolitan, Town & Country (magazine), Elle Decor, HGTV Magazine, Food Network Magazine, and Oprah Magazine.
Whidden is the co-creator and executive producer of The Bold Type, and an executive producer of A+E Networks American Beauty Star alongside Ashley Graham (model). She served as an executive producer on E! Network's So Cosmo with Joanna Coles. She is the daughter of Tom Whidden.
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