Dana Freedman was born to a Jewish family in Los Angeles in 1964. Her father was in the travel industry and her mother was a dancer. As a teenager, Walden rode show hunters competitively. She earned a degree in communications from the University of Southern California.
Hoạt động và sự nghiệp
- Walden is now chairman of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment after Disney’s $71.3 billion purchase of a bulk of 21st Century Fox.
- Walden will head 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios, the Freeform network, ABC-owned TV stations, ABC Entertainment and several other divisions.
- Before the deal, Walden served as the chair and CEO of Fox Television Group, where she oversaw one of the most successful studios in Hollywood.
- In June 2018 she was elected to the board of directors at Live Nation Entertainment. She is also on the board of Hulu.