Simi Sara is the award-winning host of Mornings with Simi. She joined 980 CKNW in 2010 as host of The Simi Sara Show, a fast-paced breaking news program known for its expert commentary and opinion. In 2020 Simi took the reins of the morning show, where she can be heard introducing listeners to the top stories of the day over their morning coffee.
Simi grew up in Surrey, B.C. and has been in the media business for almost thirty years, with roles including newspaper reporter, producer and news anchor. Before making the move to radio Simi spent the early days of her career in television. Upon making the move to radio Simi also returned to education, graduating from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts.
She is passionate about news, having won two national and three regional RTDNA awards for editorial and commentary, along with a Jack Webster award and BCABs.
Her depth of news knowledge, thoughtful interviews, and intelligent, conversational style attracts loyal listeners to her #1 show.
Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
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This week’s Foodie Friday recipe is a northern-style grilled hen, brought to you by chef Angus An from Maenam restaurant. Continue reading →
This salad is typically served by vendors on the streets of Thailand. It’s very simple to make, but full of complex flavours. Continue reading →
This week we’re looking how to make the perfect summer watermelon margarita. Continue reading →
This week is all about perfect peaches — both on the plate and in the glass. The perfect accompaniment to a summer evening with friends. Continue reading →
This week we take a look at a traditional zabaglione, which uses only three simple ingredients, egg yolk, sugar, and Marsala wine. Continue reading →
This week we are looking at B.C. nugget potatoes. Continue reading →
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