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
Nation Apr 06Unpacking the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history
From New Jersey to the Navajo Nation, more than $5 billion has been designated to clean up contaminated areas following the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history.
World Mar 30How is global security affected by climate change?
For the first time, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has included a look at the impact of climate change on global security.
World Mar 22Circumventing the Turkish Twitter crackdown
After the government in Turkey attempted to ban Twitter on Friday, social media savvy youth in the country almost immediately found ways around the block.
Science Mar 16Study finds phone metadata can reveal sensitive personal information
The government has your number, and the meta-data surrounding it. What does that really mean? From the heads of intelligence agencies to the president, they've all said it is not identifiable, but a couple of students at Stanford are finding…
Politics Mar 02Documents reveal inner workings of Clinton’s White House
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…
World Feb 23New details of most-wanted drug kingpin captured in Mexico
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.
Science Feb 22Apple bug leaves devices vulnerable to hackers
Vulnerable devices include the iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch, and iPad 2 and later. Security researchers found the bug also occurs on Mac OS X running on Apple laptops and desktops.
World Jan 27Diving into the Philippines’ dangerous, underwater mines
Filipino divers disappear into water as opaque as chocolate milk as they blindly dig in search of gold trapped in muddy sediment. It's risky business: As miners go deeper, underwater tunnels could collapse or the compressor that provides air may…
Nation Nov 29The Doubleheader: Shields and Brooks on Rivalry Saturday
// Video by PBS NewsHour Welcome to a special edition of the Doubleheader with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. I'm filling in for Judy Woodfuff and Gwen Ifiill as they take some time off…
Politics Nov 15The Doubleheader: Shields and Brooks on the U.S.-Israel alliance, Batkid the hero
In this week's Doubleheader, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join me to tackle the tense relationship between the U.S. and Israel in the context of fragile negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. Switching…