Ola’s strength is in writing features and profiles – her favourite subjects are artists and musicians, especially those who have experienced adversity and shared catharsis in song. Ola has also celebrated facets of her Italian heritage by producing stories about Italian Canadian public figures that preserve cultural traditions through their work.
Bif Naked: So Happy I Could Die
Daniela Nardi’s Espresso Manifesto
Saidah Baba Talibah: True Colours
Priya Panda of Diemonds: Riding the wave of here and now
ITALY & THE DIASPORA
The following features were published in Panoram Italia Magazine
Vito Rezza: Drums and Colossal Passion
Il Volo: A musical flight around the world
SUCCESS IN THE CITY: CANADA’S TOP WOMEN
These select features were published in the CHLOE Magazine column Success in the City
Angela Aiello | wine expert and founder of iYellow Wine Club
Andi Petrillo | sports journalist/hockey broadcaster
Rose Reisman | health and wellness entrepreneur
Tre Armstrong | choreographer, former judge on So You Think You Can Dance Canada
Amanda Lang | journalist and business correspondent
Ladies of ETALK (Cover Story) – CHLOE, Fall 2012
Caitlin Power: Powering the Future of Fashion – CHLOE, Summer 2012
LABEL is more than a tag sewn on a shirt – CHLOE, Fall 2012
In May 2013, Ola traveled to Seattle, Washington to embark on a two-day cruise with Celebrity’s upscale Solstice ship.
Her feature on the experience was published in the Summer 2013 issue of CHLOE Magazine.
Read: Set A New Course – Celebrity Cruises_CHLOE, Summer 2013
On an earlier occasion in November 2012, Ola had the opportunity to experience the new amenities offered at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her feature was published in the Winter 2013 issue of CHLOE Magazine.
Read: The Spirit of the Sun Is Present In Everything – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess,_CHLOE, Winter 2013
Ola is also cool with keeping things local. She covered a renovation of the Nottawasaga Inn & Resort in Alliston, Ontario, Canada for the Fall 2012 issue of CHLOE Magazine.
Read: Rediscover Nottawasaga – CHLOE, Fall 2012
FOOD & GLOBAL CUISINE
For Italians, eating food is a tradition, not a practice – Ryerson Folio Magazine, September 2012
Blasphemous Meals documents Ola’s journey cooking through Annick Giroux’s Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook (Bazillion Points) – Read and drool here.
Ola enjoys researching and writing about new restaurants in Toronto. Her words and photos of chic interiors and fresh eats can be found in First Look features published by Post City Magazines.
- First Look: La Carnita South Central
- First Look: Bar Hop Brew Co
- First Look: Bugigattolo Kitchen
- In Conversation With: Fabrizio Divari
PR Events and Brand Showcases:
Fabrizio Divari – Wikipedia Bio
Ola interviewed award-winning tattoo artist Fabrizio Divari and produced his Wikipedia page, HTML encoding and all.
Photo © Frank Mazzuca | Ola Interviewing Steve “Lips” Kudlow of Anvil | The Rockpile, Etobicoke, ON | May 2012