Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a freelance writer who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial  pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.  Keep up with Kat over on Twitter (@katwalcott) and through her blog at KatWalcott.com.

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Cafés & Coffee Shops

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Bands & Musicians

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Bands & Musicians

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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Veterans, diplomats and more come together to celebrate Korean Armed Forces Day

Veterans, diplomats and more come together to celebrate Korean Armed Forces Day

On October 2nd, veterans, diplomats, government officials and special guests came together at the Canadian Museum of History to celebrate Korean Armed Forces Day. Hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada, the event was a beautiful reflection of Canada and South Korea’s almost 60 [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Neighbourhoods

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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A super cheesy festival is coming to Ottawa this weekend!

A super cheesy festival is coming to Ottawa this weekend!

Cheese lovers, get excited! For the first time ever, Mac My Cheese Fest and Grilled Cheese Fest are merging together into one, three-day foodie extravaganza - Super Cheese Festival! Taking place at Marion Dewar Plaza at Ottawa City Hall, the festival is set to feature dozens of food trucks and vendors [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Gyms & Fitness Studios

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Gyms & Fitness Studios

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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Pianist and composer Tim Nast explores his place “Here” on Earth through new album

Pianist and composer Tim Nast explores his place “Here” on Earth through new album

Photo courtesy of Tim Nast official website Ottawa’s very own Tim Nast is looking forward to October! Not only will he release his new album Here, but he will also kick off a 12-date, Ottawa Valley-wide tour! To give fans an early taste of what to expect on the album, Nast has been pre-releasing [...]

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Ottawa’s Amir Zargara to screen his unique short film "Be Your Own Kind" at Mayfair Theatre this weekend

Ottawa’s Amir Zargara to screen his unique short film "Be Your Own Kind" at Mayfair Theatre this weekend

At the young age of 26 local entrepreneur turned filmmaker, Amir Zargara, has already made a name for himself. Zargara ran a store in the ByWard Market for over two years selling clothing and other fashion and art items, but closed it down earlier this year to allow himself more room and time to expand [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Home Improvement and Design

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Home Improvement and Design

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Breakfast & Brunch Spots

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Breakfast & Brunch Spots

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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