In March 2003, Whitney started her own full-service literary agency, The Fielding Agency, LLC.
Prior to this, Whitney worked at Carlisle & Company, where she created a foreign rights department for the agency and worked closely with prominent authors such as Dava Sobel, David Kennedy, James Gleick and Daniel Mason.
Whitney began her publishing career at Nicholas Ellison, Inc./Sanford J. Greenburger Associates where she worked with bestselling authors such as Nelson DeMille, Carol Higgins Clark, Christopher Moore and Olivia Goldsmith.
Whitney graduated from Northwestern University with a double major in English and Women Studies. After earning her B.A., she attended the Radcliffe Publishing Course.