In December 2009, Hari Sreenivasan joined the new PBS NewsHour as an online and on-air correspondent. Hari makes regular news updates throughout the day on the NewsHour's website in addition to appearing nightly on the program.
While at CBS News, Hari reported regularly on the "CBS Evening News," "The Early Show;" and "CBS Sunday Morning." Before that, he served as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News, working extensively on the network's 24-hour digital service "ABC News Now." Hari also reported for "World News Tonight", "Nightline." and anchored the overnight program World News Now.
Previously, he ran his own production company and freelanced as a reporter for KTVU-TV in Oakland, Calif. (2002-04). Sreenivasan served as an anchor and senior correspondent for CNET Broadcast in San Francisco, Calif. (1996-2002) and was a reporter for WNCN-TV in Raleigh, N.C. (1995-96)
He is the recipient of multiple Outstanding Broadcast Story Awards from the South Asian Journalists Association, an organization for which he served as a board member from 2001-04. Sreenivasan is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and a 2003 graduate of their Executive Leadership Program.
He was born in Mumbai, India, where he also spent his early childhood. Sreenivasan graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1995 with a degree in mass communication and minors in politics and philosophy.
Hari's Most Recent Stories
- March 2, 2014
The online world has been buzzing about thousands of pages of documents from the Clinton administration that were released by the Clinton Presidential Library on Friday. Much of the conversation has focused on insight the documents provide about then-first lady Hillary Clinton, who many think will seek a bid for president in 2016. Continue reading →
- February 23, 2014
In a joint effort of Mexican and U.S. law enforcement on Saturday, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the notorious drug kingpin, was taken into custody in the resort city of Mazatlan. Continue reading →
- January 19, 2014
As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s starts his second term, new allegations have emerged about threats to withhold Hurricane Sandy relief funds from the town of Hoboken. What are the governor’s prospects moving forward? Hari Sreenivasan talks to NJTV’s chief political correspondent, Michael Aron, about how Christie’s reputation is faring in the wake of these allegations. Continue reading →
- December 27, 2013
In 2005, the world’s leading economists gathered for an annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to discuss the global economy, and to honor soon-to-retire Alan Greenspan. Raghuram Rajan, then a professor at the University of Chicago presented a paper titled … Continue reading →