Radio

PRODUCER / REPORTER
The Cost of Living
– CBC Radio – Network
February 21, 2021

Light industrial space has replaced downtown offices as prime commercial real estate in cities across Canada. A lot of the interest is driven by the spike in demand for warehouse storage — due to both online shopping and excessive inventory from business closures.

Producer Anis Heydari tries to imagine how these big, boxy structures are reshaping our cities.


PRODUCER / REPORTER
The Cost of Living
– CBC Radio – Network
January 3, 2021

Why are projections about the housing market wrong so often? Predicting the Canadian real estate market is as common as arguing about the weather forecast. But what happens when those guesses are wrong? Do we get soaked or roasted? Anis Heydari gazes into the crystal ball and finds out the consequences of getting a housing market forecast wrong.


PRODUCER / REPORTER
The Cost of Living
– CBC Radio – Network
December 13, 2020

What’s it like to actually work for on-demand delivery apps? Anis Heydari hears from drivers about the pros and cons of taking on a delivery gig. He also crunches the numbers to find out just how hard it is to make a living driving.


REPORTER
CBC Radio – Network News
– CBC Calgary
October 14, 2018

A cello, ridden by bullets in Iraq, is brought back to life in Canada. Nominated for an RTDNA award for best use of sound.


LIVE TAPE TALK
The Eyeopener
– CBC Calgary
August 8, 2018

The mall is tracking your location as you shop. Anis Heydari explains for the Calgary Eyeopener.


NEWSREADER / HOST CHAT
Here and Now
– CBC Toronto
October 12, 2017

Anis Heydari chats with Gill Deacon, Colette Kennedy, Karen Johnson about topics like a giant yellow duck in Toronto’s harbour.


REGIONAL NEWS EDITOR / PRESENTER
Ontario Morning
– CBC Toronto
November 1, 2017

Newscast written, produced, anchored by Anis Heydari.


LIVE REPORTER
The Homestretch
– CBC Calgary
April 30, 2018

LIVE debrief with afternoon radio host Doug Dirks after a body is found inside the wall of a shopping centre bathroom in downtown Calgary.


LIVE TAPE TALK
The Eyeopener
– CBC Calgary
August 13, 2018

There’s a hidden nuclear bunker just outside Canmore, Alberta. Anis Heydari explored it for CBC and told the Calgary Eyeopener all its secrets.


REPORTER
The World This Hour
– CBC National Radio News
May 26, 2018

Calgary renames Langevin Bridge to Reconciliation Bridge.


REPORTER
Original Journalism
– CBC Calgary
April 21, 2018

Fake obituaries appear online for some of the Humboldt Broncos.
An exclusive story, matched by Canadian Press three days later.


NATIONAL NEWS EDITOR / PRESENTER
The World This Hour
– CBC National Radio News
December 16, 2017

Aired across Canada on CBC Radio One and CBC Radio 2, and across North America on Sirius Satellite Radio.


PRODUCER / REPORTER
Fresh Air
– CBC Windsor
June 2017

The unique story of a Chatham movie house turned beer brewery.


REPORTER
Local News / The World This Hour
– CBC Calgary
May 26, 2018

Original journalism – RCMP retires pot-sniffing dogs.
Matched by CTV National News a week later.


REGIONAL NEWS EDITOR / PRESENTER
Fresh Air
– CBC Toronto
September 25, 2016

Ontario-wide newscast followed by chat with program host.


PRODUCER
World This Weekend
– CBC National Radio News
June 4, 2016

Steven D’Souza reports on Muhammad Ali’s death.
Produced and mixed by Anis Heydari in Toronto.