In this week's episode we speak with Nira Arora, Morning Show Host and Executive Producer at 94.5 Virgin Radio Vancouver.
- working in the media industry as a woman of colour
- how women can overcome struggles in the workplace
- how she keeps motivated be live on air every morning
- why it is important to talk to kids about racism
- why she thinks it it important to use her platform to stand up against racism and bullying
- why she feels passionate to use her voice to fight for equality and social justice
Nira is a proud Island girl who grew up in Nanaimo and came to Vancouver for SFU and BCIT. Prior to joining Virgin Radio Vancouver, Nira was a host, reporter, writer, and producer for many different television shows and local magazines. She now has 20+ years of experience in the media world, 18 of those as a morning show host. Nira plays an active role in the community, volunteering her time for various charities and speaking events. Nira also keeps herself busy with freelance television and writes a column called Nira’s Hot List. Her and her husband Garry are proud parents to 2 boys and a girl, Shae, Aavi and Jaya, plus their adopted pup Sushi. Nira has a major love for: her Indian heritage, scary movies, vampire shows, spiritual healing books, impromptu livingroom dance parties, recreational sports, spicy food and red wine. Her personal mantra ‘Work Hard. Play Hard. Give Back.’
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Nira Arora, Morning Show Host and Executive Producer at 94.5 Virgin Radio Vancouver.
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