INGRID HAMILTON - Owner | Operator GAT PR 

Ingrid Hamilton is Toronto's original GAT (Gal About Town), and since 1992, as owner of GAT PRoductions Inc., much notable attention has been garnered with a bright reputation to match. In 1997, Ingrid temporarily closed GAT and worked at the CTV network handling national publicity for all entertainment programming, specials and documentaries. After a two-year stint there, Ingrid switched gears and moved back into the world of independent PR, re-opening the doors of GAT. Before CTV and GAT, Hamilton worked as a columnist at the Toronto Sun (1982 - 1992) establishing herself as a key figure in the city's social and entertainment community. She wrote Celebrity Closet, a syndicated weekly column interviewing high profile celebrities; People I.D., a weekly profile on local and international luminaries and she established a must-read page with Scene & Heard, a weekly look at the local social spectacles including launches, openings, parties, and gossip. And while she has elicited coverage for clients amounting to barrels of ink, the Toronto native was the subject of many articles herself, namely for her annual VIP parties - the stuff of local legend for two decades in the 90s. Ingrid was honoured with an inclusion in Who's Who of Canadian Women, a prestigious biographical reference book of Canada's women achievers. A veteran guest speaker on the subject of publicity, she also contributes as a Board of Director with the Breakthroughs Film Festival; and, Women’s Art Association of Canada; and, YCC33 Condo Toronto.