digital, video, audio, social, radio, television – multi platform journalist
PRODUCER / REPORTER The Cost of Living – CBC Radio – Network February 11, 2022
The blockade at Canada’s busiest border crossing is costing millions of dollars a day. Manufacturing on both sides has seized up as the flow of goods has slowed to a trickle — and not just for the auto industry. Anis Heydari explores what happens if things don’t return to normal at the country’s front door to commerce.
PRODUCER / REPORTER The Indicator from Planet Money – NPR (United States) June 24, 2021
The closure of the US-Canada border hit Canada’s tourism industry hard. Businesses in border towns were hit even harder. As talks of reopening the border take place, Anis Heydari reports for National Public Radio on what the border closure did to both the United States and Canada.
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.