Rani Mangat is a popular radio talk show host who presents her program "Mulaqaat" from 10am to 12pm on every Saturday of the month. She frequently discusses topics related to diverse children's issues such as bullying, suicide, drinking and driving, drugs, depression, health and family concerns.Her program is very well researched and is extremely informative. She delves deep into various social issues as well as those that involve health and the over all well being of the individual.
Devinder S Benipal
In a career spanning over a decade, Benipal has worn many hats: a song-writer, a radio host, a MC, and a well known media personality. The presentation style has captivated audiences all around and his popularity can be gauged from the fact that people are waiting for him at 7 in the morning for his current affairs talk show – “The Benipal Show”. This show airs on weekdays Monday to Friday from 7am to 9am covers issues ranging from local to national to international level. The Thursday segment of the show is exclusively dedicated to happenings in Punjab - Tasveer Punjab Di, keeping in mind and catering to the large Punjabi community in BC. Showing his versatility, he hosts musical program, “Sandli Pairhaan” in the afternoons from 4pm to 6pm, Monday to Saturday. Some segments of the show is exclusively dedicated to a particular singer, writer or composer. The reason this show is so popular is because it caters to large audience ranging from the old to the middle-aged to the younger population. The songs played by Benipal are a reflection of this population range - a song from the bygone era to the latest hits, all what you want is there for you. Off the air, Benipal has an interesting career and life too. He is also visible as an MC for lot of stage shows. His interest is not just restricted activities surrounding media. He has athletic prowess too - he was a state level volleyball player. Currently he continues to keep us updated on the current affairs through his Benipal Show and entertain us with his musical program
Prof. Gurdev Singh
Prof. Gurdev Singh has been working as the program Director. He also covers the various talk shows and fills in whenever the necessity arises. He graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University in 1985. He did his post gradutation and masters of Philosophy from Govt College of physical education, Patiala in 1989. He also served as Lecturar in Physical Education at Khalsa College Amritsar from 1990 to 1996.
Gulraj Singh Khalsa
Gulraj Singh Khalsa did his Post Graduation in History from The University of Delhi. He Hosts a talk show program called "Lok Awaaz"(Voice of the People).
He was a Professor of History and and taught it for more than 10 years. In his words, "In my program I attempt to delve deep into the psyche of the listeners by raising various issues that have a profound impact on us as Indo-Canadians. My program deals with a myriad of topics that include historical events, current events, theological issues pertaining to the major religions of South Asia, issues of social relevance as well as political developments both in Canada as well as in India. I always make an attempt to provide the listeners with an authentic and neutral point of view. I always encourage the callers to express their views in an uninhibited, free, frank and courteous manner."
Gurpreet Singh works as a newscaster and talk show host and has been working at Radio India since the year 2000. He conducts a program called "News hour" everyday from 9am to 10am and also hosts the "Prime Time talk show" from 6pm to 8pm. He worked as a journalist for various eminent newspapers back in India. In his news hour program, he discusses various latest news with eminent journalists and personalities, while in his "Prime time talk show" he delves deep into the psyche by raising issues that have a profound impact on society in general and the south asian community in particular. His thrust has always been on social and political issues and developments. His blunt, impartial and no-nonsensical approach towards the subject matter has always been the hallmark of his shows.
Jayshree brings latest Bollywood songs in her show "Dhoop Chaon", with her own selection of top hit music.
Tejaswita is a cherished radio host who has been working at Radio India since 2006. She conducts two musical shows from 2pm to 4pm and a show from 10pm to 12am aptly called "Sitaaron mein le chaloon." In her shows she regales the listeners with hindi music both old and new. But her forte has always been the old golden melodies of yore. She herself has a deep understanding and knowledge of the hindi film industry and the music associated with it. She has a penchant for locating even those golden melodies that are no longer easily available. Her in-depth knowledge about the hindi film industry, its actors and its playback singers is the hallmark of her shows.
Tejinder Singh Sekhon
Tejinder Singh Sekhon has been working at Radio India since 2002 and hosts a musical program called "Sur Sangeet" from 8pm to 10pm every night. He entertains the audience with punjabi songs both contemporary as well as the classics. The emphasis of his program has always been to propogate the cultural ethos of punjab and punjabis alike. He regales the audience with off beat melodies, sufi-inspired songs and songs of every genre.
Sukhjit Kaur Mangat
Sukhjit Kaur Mangat, then a fresh graduate armed with a degree in journalism joined Radio India in 2007 with all that enthusiasm and dreams that any new graduate would have. Her vivaciousness, her ever helping nature meant that she integrated with Radio India within no time. Starting as a news reader she quickly learned the ropes of the Radio World. Soon she was everywhere: hosting live shows, designing and preparing ads, selecting and scheduling radio hosts and dealing with clients. Since 2010 she in charge of the day to day running of the whole Radio station.
Paul Baraich is an alumnus of Panjabi University, Patiala and a veteran radio host who presents two musical programs titled "Mele Mitraan de" from 12pm to 2pm and 12am to 4am respectively. His programs enthral the listeners with Punjabi music of all genres, both new and old. It is a blend of Punjabi music and rustic Punjabi comedy which entertains and amuses the audience. His afternoon program is strictly a musical program with certain comical interludes. A key feature of his programs is that the listeners are given an opportunity to hear the songs of their own choice.
Balbir Singh Changiara
Balbir Singh Changiara is a Giani Metric passed from Shaheed Sikh Missionary College, Amritsar (1966-1968) and presents a radio program, “Sarab Sanjhi”, Gurbani Vichar and Sikh History daily from 4 AM to 7 AM. He possesses a deep knowledge not only in life experiences but also in Sikhism. After working with SGPC for 14 years he migrated to Canada in 1988 and has been teaching in various Sikh Missionaries in Canada since then.