Award-Winning Canadian Broadcaster, Environmentalist, Digital Content Creator, Print Contributor, Producer, Host and Innovator

Anwar’s gift is authenticity. You can’t help but let his affable nature open your ears, eyes, and heart to the wonders he’s sharing with you.

Anwar Knight is a proud Canadian broadcaster with extensive award-winning experience in Canada’s largest TV market, holding pivotal roles in some of the nation’s largest media outlets. His warm, genuine, and vibrant persona sets him apart, making him not just a beloved host but a trusted guide.

For nearly 20 years, Anwar held a central role at CTV News, Canada’s most-watched newscast, becoming a familiar face in millions of Canadian households every weekday. Operating in the highly competitive Toronto media landscape, Anwar consistently and uniquely engages his audience earning the trust and admiration of viewers. His presence is not only informative but also comforting, making him a cherished part of people’s daily routines.

Anwar excels when live on location, showcasing his sharp-witted storytelling style. He has reported LIVE from over 1,000 diverse locations across the Greater Toronto Area. Whether delivering the forecast while descending a 15-storey building, scuba diving, or celebrating our cities great diversity, each adventure offers a unique perspective.

Away from the studio, Anwar is a dedicated eco-ambassador and passionate environmentalist. Through his lens, he reveals the breathtaking beauty of our world, inspiring everyone to contribute to its preservation. This commitment recently earned him the prestigious Environmental Awareness Award from the Credit Valley Conservation Authority.

Today, Anwar can be seen on The Weather Network and CBC News Network, continuing to share stories that resonate and inspire. He also shares his extensive knowledge as a Journalism Professor helping guide the storytellers of tomorrow.

You can also join him on his top-ranked podcast – The Big Blue Marble.

For those looking to elevate their live event, broadcast, or brand collaboration, Anwar Knight’s extensive career, loyal following, and unique talent make him a powerhouse at their disposal.

Let one of Canada’s most affable broadcast personalities help share your story.

“…You simply can’t match Anwar’s energy and humour, but what really makes him different from most MC’s is his keen sense of observation and his insight into the human condition. He knows how to foster strong relationships, is sincere, uplifting, and engaging. We will never forget how much he contributed to our success on that special evening.”


KTML Communications

“We simply could not have selected a better host for our City’s anniversary Celebrations. Your extreme professionalism, great energy, humour and excitement helped engage the crowd making a truly memorable 225th anniversary celebration. Thank you Anwar for your extraordinary efforts!”

Frank Scarpitti

Mayor, City of Markham

“The words ‘Compassionate, articulate, brave, energetic, enthusiastic and a 'Whole Lot of Fun’ are what come to mind when I think of Anwar Knight.  I am always impressed with his  ability to read a room and keep people engaged—and his razor sharp sense of humour that keeps everyone laughing. And most impressive … he never loses sight of the big picture, he reminds us all that we can all do our part to make the world a better place. Anwar is truly exceptional.”


President & CEO, Providence Healthcare Foundation

“…Anwar Knight is an exceptional talent. His ability to captivate and engage an audience made our most recent Gala a remarkable success. I would not think twice before involving Anwar in any upcoming events with all of my clients.”


Embrace Disruption PR

"THANK YOU! You are such a consummate professional. This was uncharted territory for the event, going completely online and during a pandemic - but WOW! Thank you for everything you did to make it not only fun for the guests but also flow so flawlessly. The positive feedback from attendees was overwhelming."


Starlight Children's Foundation

"Anwar thank you for everything! Your ability to engage and entertain people is a true gift. We have never worked with a host that has been so detailed. We appreciated your extra efforts on ensuring that the event went to time, all while never missing a beat on making our guests feel so welcome. Thanks for the laughs and your support!"


President, Reptilia

“You were wonderful…I love your professionalism, and your kind and comedic disposition. You were incredibly prepared and took the time to really understand the event and the audience. Also, thanks for bringing in the big $$ for the auction…simply - you were amazing!”


Hala Events & Communications Inc.

“Anwar Knight’s engaging personality, quick wit and humour created an unforgettable experience for our gala guests. We are so grateful for his support and hope he returns as our emcee again next year”.


Director of Development at Heart House Hospice

"Once again you have exceeded our expectations. We have received nothing but positive feedback for the gala. The guests love your enthusiasm and humour. Thank you for always going above and beyond to entertain our guests. We hope you will join us again next year."


"Sincere thanks to Anwar Knight for being such an engaging and entertaining emcee for the Mississauga Board of Trade’s Annual Business Awards of Excellence. Anwar kept everyone on track and I now see that it pays to work with a professional because he knew even more than us what was needed and how things should flow. You were full of energy and knew exactly how to keep the audience’s interest from flagging. We have received so many accolades for choosing such a great emcee! Thank you!"


Mississauga Board of Trade

"Anwar was absolutely fantastic! He really took on our program and owned it like his own event and that made us feel so supported and confident that the evening would run smoothly – and it did! Anwar’s upbeat energy really got our gala crowd ready for a fun evening! We could not have asked for a better host! His personable nature, his ability to engage with the audience and his genuine passion for environmental protection was truly inspiring."


Credit Valley Conservation

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Professional Emcee, Virtual Host & Moderator

Whether in person, or online, Anwar sparks passion and ensures that your guests and team members feel valued, connected, entertained, and welcomed.

Brand Spokesperson/ Influencer Partnerships

Anwar is well known, well liked, and well followed! A trustworthy and dependable voice within his field. he would love to partner with you to represent your brand in an authentic and engaging way!

Take it #LIVE

Turnkey, fully-produced and customized livestream solutions hosted by Anwar Knight. Don’t just do an event – Take it#LIVE

Big Blue Marble Podcast

Join Anwar Knight for an unprecedented spin around The Big Blue Marble. This fully produced podcast inspires action to help our earth. It features undeniable stories of our changing planet and the amazing people trying to save it.

The Big Blue Marble podcast has included esteemed guests from around the world including team members from the National Geographic Everest Expedition and National Hurricane Center Hurricane Hunters.

Be informed, be enlightened and most importantly be inspired to do your part to save The Big Blue Marble.

When's the last time you had a real, live adventure?

Jump into the passenger seat and join me each Friday as we hit the road to uncover the people, pop culture, places, history, and intangible natural wonders that transform a spot on a map into a community.

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