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 the Vice President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. She is also the co-host of the One Heat Minute Productions podcast Miami Nice. Her writing has been published in GQ, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Vulture, The Playlist, and many other publications, and she contributes film reviews to KCRW’s Press Play with Madeleine Brand. Walsh 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 started her career in the publicity department at Lionsgate Films. She is a native Virgin Islander, born and raised on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.