Katie Walsh is a Los Angeles-based film critic for the Tribune News Service, Los Angeles Times, and The Playlist, while occasionally making appearances on KCRW’s Press Play with Madeline Brand. Her work has also appeared in Playboy, Slate, The Hairpin, indieWIRE, Women and Hollywood, Town & Country, Movieline, Nonfics, and more. She has covered the Sundance, South by Southwest, Marrakech, True/False, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara International Film Festivals.
Katie earned her B.A. in Film Studies from Wesleyan University, and her M.A. in Critical Studies from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She has also worked at Lionsgate Films, and produced the short film “The Better Half,” which premiered in competition at the 2009 South by Southwest Film Festival. She is a Native Virgin Islander, born and raised on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.