About Hari @hari
Hari Sreenivasan joined the PBS NewsHour in 2009. He is the Anchor of PBS NewsHour Weekend and a Senior Correspondent for the nightly program.
Prior to joining NewsHour, he was at CBS News, reporting for 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." Sreenivasan also reported for "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings," "Nightline with Ted Koppel," 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, California. Sreenivasan served as an anchor and senior correspondent for CNET Broadcast in San Francisco and was a reporter for WNCN-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina and KAPP-TV in Yakima, Washington.
Sreenivasan received an Emmy award for a story on gold mining by children in the Philippines. He has previous nominations for work from PBS NewsHour, Frontline and during his time at CBS. Sreenivasan is a member of both the South Asian Journalists Association and the Asian American Journalists Association and a 2003 graduate of the AAJA Executive Leadership Program.
Hari’s Recent Stories
World Aug 095 things you didn’t know about Yazidis
Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with Professor Christine Allison about the Yezidis, a Kurdish religious minority group who are being targeted by Islamic militants in Iraq. Professor Allison teaches at the University of Exeter where she focuses on Kurdish History…
Nation Aug 03Hear from the scientists who saw the Ohio algae blooms coming
For a second day, residents of Toledo, Ohio, are not able to drink water flowing from their taps. The water is unsafe because of an algae bloom in Lake Erie, which is affecting the city and…
Science Jul 03What would you ask the head of the EPA?
If you had one question for Ms. mccarthy what would it be? Do you think the EPA is doing what's necessary? Not doing enough? Gone too far?…
Science Jun 28Aquanaut Fabien Cousteau’s 31-day mission underwater
Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, is part of the team spending more than a month beneath the waves at FIU's Aquarius Lab.
World Jun 25In a land of plenty, a reporter’s snapshots of malnutrition
When we asked Maria Pilar whether she would save some of the peas she was tirelessly weeding, she looked at us like we were nuts. Her answer was, “I’ve heard people eat these things. But no, not me.” And that…
Science Jun 14World’s largest ocean may lie below the ocean floor
A study in Science reveals that a massive reservoir of water -- in its molecular form -- may lie hundreds of miles below the earth’s surface and may hold more water than the earth’s oceans.
Nation May 25When ‘Happy Memorial Day’ is painful for some families
Memorial Day can be an emotional day for those who have lost a loved one serving in the military. In turn, common remarks like "Happy Memorial Day" can be painful for some families to hear.
Politics May 04What do White House correspondents really think of their jobs?
According to a survey of White House press corps members released by POLITICO magazine, news correspondents would like to see changes to the reporting process, including improvements to access and the way press conferences are held.
World Apr 13New report warns of rapidly increasing carbon emission levels
A new U.N. report on climate change released Sunday warns that humans have made little progress on environmental issues in recent years.
Nation Apr 12Wide-area surveillance technology triggers privacy concerns
A report from Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED takes a look at wide-area surveillance technology, described as "Google Earth with a rewind button and the ability to play back the movement of cars and people as they scurry about…