Jarnail Basota, the Host of “Basota”, is an experienced journalist. For over 35 years he’s worked with a keen focus on sharing entertainment, news, and culture. The show derives from a passion for discussing issues related to day to day life.

I am happy to have had the opportunity to ask Jarnail Basota some questions.

Here are his answers!


What do you do for World FM?

Basota: I am a Producer and Host of the South Asian Program on World FM. I am also the Producer and Host of Focus Punjabi on Omni TV. The audio of this TV program is relayed on World FM simultaneously. My program is full of information and entertainment based on news, views, and the hottest issues of the day!

Where are you from?

Basota: I am born and brought up in Punjab, India. I had my post-graduation and service in Chandigarh, the capital city of Punjab. Chandigarh is known as a city made beautiful by renowned French architect Le Corbusier.

What made you want to be on World FM?

Basota: Before moving to Edmonton in 2008, I relayed news and had discussions on World FM from India during live programs. I landed in Edmonton just before midnight on Sept 20, 2008. The very next morning, I joined World FM. Since then, I am here on World FM doing evening radio programs.

What is your favourite thing about being on World FM?

Basota:  I love delivering current, fresh news and being creative. My favourite thing is talking with people about the hottest issues of the day on live talk shows. Talk shows and discussions can be on the topics of current affairs, politics, cultural or social issues.

Is there anything you want to say to your listeners?

Basota: I am thankful to the listeners of World FM and the viewers of Focus Punjabi who love my program and participate during my live shows. Thanks for all the loyalty and dedication to my radio and TV programs.

I wish you all a Happy New Year!


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