Simran reports on topics including science, social justice and food. Simran is one of the rotating hosts of NPR’s service journalism podcast Life Kit and the host/writer of the latest edition of Ozy’s Future of X podcast focused on food and farming. She is the host and creator of The Slow Melt, the first podcast to cover the continuum of chocolate and Saveur Magazine’s editors’ choice for 2017 Best Food Podcast. (All work around chocolate can be found here.) She is a former contributor to KCRW’s Good Food. Her segment “We Eat With Our Ears” won second place in the 2018 Association of Food Journalists Best Audio Food Journalism category. (Listen below.) She was an inaugural inductee into the Heritage Radio Network’s Hall of Fame, 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 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.