Catherine Cassidy

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Catherine M. Cassidy (b. 1959, Pennsylvania) is an American writer and editor. She is the author of Win the Fat War for Moms.

Cassidy worked as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention Magazine from 2000 to 2003. She was responsible for creating and producing the largest health publication and 14th largest magazine in the United States.[1]

In 2004, Cassidy was named Senior Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Reiman Publications, a unit of The Reader's Digest Association with publications in 19 languages, 48 editions and is sold in more than 60 countries. She oversees the largest food magazine in North America, with a paid circulation of 3.5 million.[2]

Cassidy has helped to develop more than 200 publications on topics pertaining to health, nutrition, and fitness. She is the former managing editor of FIT magazine, which was published by Bob Anderson and Runner's World. She has worked to develop numerous books, articles and magazines.[3]

Cassidy has a B.A. in journalism from San Jose State University.


  • Cassidy, Catherine, Win the Fat War for Moms, 113 real-life secrets to losing postpregnancy pounds, (2001) Rodale Press, ISBN 1-57954-426-6
  • Cassidy, Catherine and the editors of FIT, Figure Maintenance (1983), Anderson World Books, ISBN 0-89037-255-1


  1. ^ www.prnewswire Accessed September 14, 2006
  2. ^ Haughton, Natalie (2006-08-14). "Simple & delicious: Reader-driven magazines offer a Taste of Home". Daily News. Retrieved 2006-09-13. 
  3. ^ FIT, 1400 Steirlin Road, Mountain View, California, 94043, ISSN 0278-9760

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