Simran is the host, writer and creator of The Slow Melt, the first podcast to cover the continuum of chocolate. She is a contributor to KCRW’s Good Food and has been featured on programs including The Splendid Table, PRI’s The World, The Wall Street Journal podcast Off Duty, Heritage Radio Network, Vatican Radio and multiple NPR affiliates.
She is the former host of the PBS QUEST series on science and sustainability, and was the environmental correspondent for NBC News, which included contributions to CNBC, MSNBC, TODAY and Nightly News. She was the founding host/writer of Sundance Channel’s environmental programming The Green and the creator of the channel’s web series The Good Fight, highlighting global environmental justice efforts. Simran wrote and hosted Ethical Markets, PBS’ first national financial lifestyle show focusing on sustainable business, and was also the host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary A School in the Woods. She was the senior news correspondent and managing editor of MTV News India in Bombay, where she created the channel’s news programming for television and radio.
Simran developed her own production company SHE TV, consulting for the BBC, and oversaw, wrote and hosted all video content for TreeHugger.com. She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Martha Stewart Show, the History Channel, Bravo, Oxygen Media and ABC in Australia.
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