Charlotte Hilton Andersen, MS

location-pin Denver, Colorado

School: Utah State University, 2001

Expertise: Charlotte carries the spirit of her book The Great Fitness Experiment into her current work, addressing trends, myths, and advancements in health and wellness through evidence-based reporting. She’s also a skilled storyteller, reporting on individuals’ and celebrities’ experiences in chronic disease management, healthy aging, and mental health.

Charlotte Hilton Andersen, MS

  • Charlotte has won multiple journalism awards, including an Eddie award for her early Covid-19 coverage.
  • She co-hosted the podcast “Self-Help Obsession.”
  • Charlotte has appeared in television news segments for CBS, NBC, and FOX.


Charlotte is an award-winning journalist with nearly 20 years of experience in the health and wellness space. A writer for Reader’s Digest since 2015, she also contributes to outlets such as Women’s Health, Redbook, Shape, Cosmopolitan, O, The Oprah Magazine, and many more. Charlotte is also the author of The Great Fitness Experiment: One Year of Trying Everything, a memoir that explores body image, health and wellness trends, and diet crazes.


Utah State University, MS, Computer Information Sciences and Support Services, MEd, Education