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
Education Dec 15Secretary Duncan: Finish Line Nears for ‘Race to the Top’
The Rundown landed an interview with Education Secretary Arne Duncan this afternoon following his live Webcast with students from across the country. We spoke to him about the initiative on financial literacy that he and Treasury Secretary Timothy…
Health Dec 14Anatomy of a Pandemic With Ray Suarez
Ray Suarez is all over the world tonight. While he is covering the climate conference in Copenhagen for the NewsHour, his special documentary on the H1N1 virus will be airing coast to coast tonight on PBS stations. Ray shares…
Politics Dec 11Shields and Brooks Visit the Rundown
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks of the New York Times stopped by after their NewsHour segment Friday to talk about surprises in Congress this week, the political landscape in 2010 and their plans for the weekend. // Here…
Nation Dec 09Amy Walter: 60 Votes on Reform Never a Sure Thing
The Hotline's Amy Walter dropped by The Rundown Wednesday to discuss the Democratic primary for Massachusetts' open Senate seat and Senate health reform negotiations. Tune in tonight for more of Walter's take on the health reform push in the Senate.
Nation Dec 08Patchwork Nation: Zingerman’s Keeps it Local in Ann Arbor
Our Patchwork Nation series continues Tuesday night with a look at Ann Arbor, Mich. After a Web-only video postcard the city, Patchwork Nation director Dante Chinni tells me more about the city's story.
Nation Dec 07Diving Into Patchwork Nation
This week's Patchwork Nation series will feature reports from around the country on issues facing American communities. After a Web-only video postcard from the first city the series will explore -- Philadelphia -- I talk to Patchwork Nation director…
Nation Dec 03Introducing…
A video from the PBS NewsHour's new correspondent Hari Sreenivasan://…