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-and-ellen

Simran developed her own production company SHE TV, consulting for the BBC, and oversaw, wrote and hosted all video content for She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Martha Stewart Show, the History Channel, Bravo, Oxygen Media and ABC in Australia.


Host, Writer and Creator of The Slow Melt, a podcast about chocolate

Good Food (KCRW): “How is our chocolate addiction killing the environment?”

Good Food (KCRW): “How a Tarentaise cheese swept the show”

Good Food (KCRW): “Coming to the table at Slow Food Nations”

Good Food (KCRW): “A report from Camp Bacon”

Good Food (KCRW): “We eat with our ears”

Mother Jones Bite: “Save the Chocolate”

Roundhouse Radio: “Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani”

Heritage Radio Network (Eat Your Words): “The Slow Melt”

Good Food (KCRW): “Dishing up dialogue at Conflict Kitchen”

Journey with Climate Wise Women: “CWW visit to Papua New Guinea, Bougainville Island”

CBS Local WCCO: “Off the Menu with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl”

Climate One at the The Commonwealth Club: “Bread, Wine and Chocolate in a Warming World”

Good Food (KCRW): “Cacao: The slow melt”

Real Food Media with Anna Lappé: “Real Food Reads: Simran Sethi”

Intelligentsia Sourcing Sessions: “Simran Sethi’s love letter to coffee”

Pittsburgh City Paper Sound Bite: “Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love”

The Splendid Table: “Simran Sethi: ‘We’re losing biodiversity in foods'”

PRI’s The World: “A deadly fungus is threatening the future of bananas in Asia — and could spread around the world”

WSJ Off Duty podcast: “Holiday Geek Gifts, Chocolate and Private Getaways”

The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC): “Where Has All the Chocolate Gone?”

Good Food (KCRW): “Pickles, hot chicken GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste”

Good Food (KCRW): “The Mandarin Boom, Monocropping vs. Cacao, Chefs with Issues”

Foodal Podcast: “Simran Sethi on Discovering the Joy of Food”

Food Grads, The Dish Podcast: “Simran Sethi, Author & Journalist of Bread, Wine, Chocolate”

Delicious Revolution: “Simran Sethi on the biodiversity behind the flavors we love, democratizing taste, and how everyone can take back their own experience of food”

Mrs. Green’s World: “Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love”

Alexandra Jamieson (The Crave Cast): “Bread, Wine, Chocolate with Simran Sethi”

Lawrence Hits, Talk with ME: “Talk with ME & Journalist-Educator Simran Sethi”

The Bread Project Podcast Series: “Simran Sethi – Breaking Bread”

SoCal Restaurant Show: “Food Journalist & Author Simran Sethi, Bread, Wine, Chocolate – The Slow Loss of Foods We Love”

Heritage Radio Network: Interview on “Food Talk with Mike Colameco”

Writers on Record: “Interview with Simran Sethi”

Red Fez: “The Aspiring Writer: Simran Sethi” (listen to parts one, two and three)

Center for Environmental Health: “Before You Leap” podcast featuring Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Talk of Iowa (Iowa Public Radio): “Simran Sethi on Bread, Wine and Chocolate (and Beer and Coffee, Too!)”

The Joy Cardin Show (Wisconsin NPR): “The Slow Loss Of The Foods We Love – And What To Do About It”

Radio New Zealand: “From Nine to Noon”

Newstalk Radio (Ireland): Interview on “Moncrieff”

Heritage Radio Network: Interview on “Eat Your Words”

WCCO News Radio: “Off the Menu” (November 28, 2015)

Charlotte NPR (WFAE): “Bread, Wine And Chocolate: The Slow Loss Of Foods We Love”

KCUR Central Standard: “Saving Taste”

The Allegheny Front: “The Importance of Bringing Biodiversity Back to Our Plates—and Lives”

WFDD (Public Radio for the Piedmont): “Simran Sethi And Protecting The Foods We Love, NC A&T’s “The First Noel,” And Harrod Blank”

WFDD (Public Radio for the Piedmont): “Simran Sethi On ‘Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss Of Foods We Love'”

NPR Marketplace Weekend: “My money story: Journalist Simran Sethi”

ABC Radio (Big Ideas): “Creating Hope”

ABC Late Night Live: “Communicating climate change and food security” (with Phillip Adams)

Vatican Radio: “Faith and the Environment” interview with Linda Bordoni

Radio Free Kansas: “Sunday on Sanders”

WNYC (New York Public Radio) Brian Lehrer Show: “Green Lining on a Silver Tree”

Triple R News: “Every food has a story, you just have to listen to it”

ABC Radio’s The Drawing Room: “Funeral for a greenie”

ABC RN Drive: “Musings of an eco-hero”

Radio Adelaide: “InConversation with oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle and eco-hero Simran Sethi”

SBS Punjabi Radio: “A conversation with Simran Sethi – the environmental hero”

21st Century Permaculture: “13th Oct 2013 with Simran Sethi on Food & Culture” on Shoreditch Radio

Adelaide Festival of Ideas: “Endangered Food: Biodiversity Loss and the Slow Extinction of Our Food” 

Lean Into Green Telesummit: “The Gendered Brain: Women’s Unique Value in Sustainability” (hosted by Genny LaMorgan)

Peconic Public Radio: “Stirring the Pot: “The Beginning of Food”

SRI in the Rockies: “Protecting the Water Commons – Everyone’s Business” interview with Maude Barlow “How Faith Can Save the Environment” with Dr. Joel Hunter, author of A New Kind of Conservative “Leading the Fight Against Lead” with Christine Cordero of the Center for Environmental Health “Planting the Seeds of Change” with Heather Flores, author of Food Not Lawns “The Hidden World of Water” with Tom Kostigen, author of The Green Blue Book

The Good Fight: “Interview with Wangari Maathai”

The Good Fight: “Interview with Robert Bullard”

The Good Fight: “Interview with Cameron Sinclair of Architecture for Humanity”

Guest Host, Martha Stewart Radio Living Today (Sirius 112, XM 103)

Women of Green: Turn up the Volume: “The Psychological Barriers to Green with Simran Sethi”

Spring of Sustainability: “Why Sustainability Isn’t Getting More Traction—and What We Can Do To Change It” (Click here to read Simran’s interview)

KCUR (Kansas City Public Media) Steve Kraske Up To Date: “The Greening of Greensburg, Kansas”

KCUR (Kansas City Public Media) Steve Kraske Up To Date: “Eco-Journalist Simran Sethi”

KCUR (Kansas City Public Media): “Central Standard” “Red, White & Green” “The Best of TreeHugger Radio”

TreeHugger Radio: “The Greening of Burning Man, Rebuilding Kansas, and Paul Hawken’s Blessed Unrest”

TreeHugger Radio: “David Orr and the Science of Hope and Optimism”

TreeHugger Radio: “An Interview with Paul Hawken”

TreeHugger Radio: “The Long Journey of Staying Close to Home”

TreeHugger Radio: “Republicans and the Planet”

TreeHugger Radio: “It’s Green Design Contest Season”

TreeHugger Radio: “Chris Jordan Runs the Numbers”

The Growing Bolder Radio Show


ABC Lateline: “World Food Diversity is Decreasing”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Secrets of the Global Seed Vault: A Conversation with Scientist Luigi Guarino” (Google Hangout)

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Picturing the Invisible: A Conversation with Artist Chris Jordan” (Google Hangout)

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Back to the Wild: Wolves, Seeds and Snapshots”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Keeping it Cool: Sea Otters, New Cars and Old Forests”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Inventing the Future: Bikes, Bugs and Fashionistas”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “America’s Energy Future”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Restoring America’s Waters”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “From Farm to Fork to Fuel”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Lake Tahoe: Can We Save it?”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “Next Meal: Engineering Food”

PBS Quest: The Science of Sustainability: “QUEST Google+ Hangout with Simran Sethi about ‘From Farm to Fork to Fuel’”

C-SPAN: Environmental and Energy Policy from the White House Council on Environmental Quality

Oprah Winfrey: “Go Green, Save Money” (watch “Save Green While Going Green” here)

Oprah Winfrey: “Greening your Holiday Season”

Oprah Winfrey: “Going Green 101” & “Global Warming 101 with Al Gore”

MSN: Climate Change Panel with Al Gore

Meet the Bloggers: “The Green New Deal”

Meet the Bloggers: “The Environment”

Sundance Channel: “The Good Fight”

Sundance Channel: “The Green”

Martha Stewart Show: “The Truth About H20”

CNBC Green Business Innovators Interview with Simran Sethi
Part 1: Get Your Company’s Story Out
Part 2: Power Your Message with Passion
Part 3: Customize Your Message for Your Target Audience

CNBC: ”Powering the Planet”

CNBC: “Greenest Town in America”

CNBC: “Greening the Economy”

CNBC: “Turning Trash to Profits”

CNBC: “Growing Green: People’s Grocery”

CNBC: “Collaborative Social Responsibility”

CNBC: “The Business of Innovation”

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams: “Greening the Super Bowl”

NBC Nightly News: “Green Hospitals Expand Mission to ‘Do No Harm’”

PBS: “Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy Series”

PBS: “A School in the Woods”

TODAY: ”Greening Your Valentines”

Ellen DeGeneres: “Season 4, Episode 159”

Interview with elephant journal: “The Face of Green Media” “Talking Sustainability with Simran Sethi”

TreeHugger News

TreeHugger TV: “HauteGREEN Salon Part One”

TreeHugger TV: “HauteGREEN Salon Part Two”

TreeHugger TV: “HauteGREEN Salon Part Three”

TreeHugger News: Interview with Lester Brown

Video Report from NYC: Farmers v Monsanto

Oklahoma Horizon TV: “Interview with Simran Sethi on Social Media” “Our Heroes Are Green”

Wamda TV: “How Startups in Emerging Markets Can Lead a Sustainability Movement: Simran Sethi”