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EVP, Current Production

Hillary Olsen is the Executive Vice President of Current Production at Magical Elves overseeing creative, production, and staffing shows on the current series slate. Before her return to the Magical Elves in her current role, Olsen produced for the company on Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen, Work of Art, and Sugar Rush.  


Previously, Olsen was Vice President, Development for Our House Media, where she oversaw the U.S. development team that developed and sold Killer Affair for Oxygen, as well as The Stylish with Jenna Lyons series for HBO Max, among other projects. Before Our House Media, Olsen served as Director, Current Programming at Esquire Network where she oversaw all aspects of production and development for a variety of the network’s original programming. 


Hillary started her career in NYC working on hip-hop music videos for artists such as Method Man, Nas, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, and The Fugees. From there she has worked across a variety of genres spanning animation, feature film, commercials, and unscripted projects to include Faking It and Wife Swap. 


Olsen graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and received her BFA in Film and Television.

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