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Ellen Seidman is the Executive Editor of HGTV Magazine.

She has held senior positions at Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Health,
SELF, Redbook, Teen People, YM and Child.

She has done content projects for publications including Allure, Parents, In Style, Health, Martha Stewart Living, People Stylewatch, Redbook and many more. 

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Are You Getting A Good Skin Check?, an article Ellen conceived and edited for Health magazine, was nominated for a National Magazine Award for Personal Service.

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digital projects

  • Edited for, Condé Nast Digital, Disney’s BabyZone, The Foundry  at DotDash Meredith,, Nickelodeon Parents Connect, and Your Life, a joint venture between USA Today and BlogHer. 

  • Helped relaunch, hiring the majority of the site’s bloggers.

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For 12 years Ellen wrote Love That Max, an award-winning parenting blog. Reated a Top 100 Mom Blog, it was featured on sites including, Upworthy,,, The Huffington Post and 

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speaking engagements

  • As a brand event speaker, Ellen did everything from moderating a Baby Bjorn event to being the headline speaker for a Nissan Quest Media Preview. She also did speaking engagements for West Glen Communications, advising publicists on how to best work with bloggers.

  • Ellen has spoken at major blogger conferences, including BlogHer, Blissdom, Mom 2.0, Type A Parent, Blogalicious and Evo. She served on the advisory panel for BlogHer’s inaugural HealthMinder Day.

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social good

  • Social Good Fellow for Shot@Life, The United Nations Foundation’s campaign to promote vaccines.

  • Community partner for ONE, Bono’s grassroots campaign committed to fighting extreme poverty and preventable diseases.

  • Founding member of The Mission List, an initiative that connects people passionate about doing social good with deserving NGOs, socially-conscious brands and activities.

  • Longtime supporter of Save The Children—quoted in their 2012 National Report Card on Protecting Children During Disasters.

  • Featured on The Special Olympics’ site for her advocacy work.

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