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Satnam Rana to present BBC Radio programme and podcast Desi Download

Satnam Rana

Television news presenter Satnam Rana is to be the new voice of the BBC Radio programme BBC Desi Download.

She takes over the presentation of the pick-of-the-week style show from former Goodness Gracious Me actor Kulvinder Ghir.

Wolverhampton-born Satnam, who also presents Midlands Masala on BBC Radio WM, will be reaching out to a worldwide audience with this latest addition to her presenting portfolio as BBC Desi Download is available to download as a podcast from a PC or mp3 player.

The programme links the best bits from Asian Community programmes broadcast across England on BBC Local Radio.

Of her new role Satnam says: "I am really looking forward to adding another string to my bow. Desi Download is a unique piece of broadcasting celebrating British Asian communities from all across the UK. I am excited to be part of it and cannot wait to get going!"

The Desi Download podcast can be downloaded from www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/desi. It is published every Tuesday.

You can also hear Satnam Rana on Midlands Masala, which includes Desi Download as an insert every Sunday evening between 10.00pm and 1.00am, on BBC Radio WM 95.6FM.

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