Sami Shah

Sami Shah is a multi-talented writer, comedian, performer and broadcaster. He co-hosted the ABC Radio Melbourne Breakfast program with Jacinta Parsons for two years from 2018. Sami also presented RN Saturday Extra, and produced and presented a series on ABC RN’s Earshot program, The Islamic Republic of Australia. Sami has also written and performed a two-part series for BBC Radio 4 – A Beginner’s Guide to Pakistan – and appeared as a panelist on QI with Stephen Fry. He was awarded the Best Local Act at the 2013 Perth International Comedy Festival and Best WA Comedy at 2016 Fringe World. His autobiography, I, Migrant, was nominated for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award (2015), the WA Premier’s Literary Award (2016) and the Russell Prize for Humour Writing (2015).