Leah-Simone Bowen

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Leah-Simone Bowen is an award winning broadcaster, writer and director. She is the creator and co-host of “The Secret Life of Canada ” which debuted in 2017 and quickly rose to the top of the Apple Podcasts charts. The irreverent history series, which looks at the untold and under-told stories of the country, has amassed millions of downloads and is now being used as an educational tool in schools and universities across Canada. In 2022, Leah produced “Buffy“, the biographical podcast about the life of legendary musician and Indigenous activist Buffy Sainte-Marie. She is currently producing the latest season of the award winning series “Stuff The British Stole” from Australia Radio National. In 2021, CBC Radio One announced her as the new permanent host of Podcast Playlist. The weekly show airs across the United States on PRX and features podcasts and creators from around the world.