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Katie Walsh is a Los Angeles-based film critic, journalist, podcast host, and moderator. She reviews weekly film releases for the Tribune News Service, and the Los Angeles Times, and is a frequent guest host of the Maximum Fun podcast Switchblade Sisters. Her writing has been published in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Playboy, MEL Magazine, The Playlist, Nerdist, Slate, indieWIRE, Women and Hollywood, and more.
Katie is a member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and has been a frequent film festival juror, as well as member of the nominating committee for IFP’s Gotham Awards and the Women In Film Finishing Fund.
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, where she worked as an associate programmer of screenings and special events. She also worked in the publicity department at Lionsgate Films, and produced the short film “The Better Half,” which premiered in competition at the 2009 SXSW Film Festival.