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 09How should Facebook change to protect privacy?
Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, will face a grilling on Capitol Hill Tuesday. The company has been in damage control mode since news broke about a major breach of Facebook users’ personal information. Hari Sreenivasan reports and William Branham…
World Mar 26Yemenis ‘struggling to live day to day’ at third anniversary of conflict with Saudi Arabia
In Yemen, what started out as a civil war has escalated into a regional power struggle, with a devastating humanitarian crisis affecting many millions. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with journalist Iona Clark, who has reported on and lived in Yemen for…
Nation Feb 05How decades of Houston development add up to rising flood risk
Houston is 627 square miles of urban development, highways, office parks, strip malls and neighborhoods -- and it keeps growing farther and farther out. Five months ago, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, dropping more than 50 inches of rain…
Politics Feb 02We annotated the full Nunes memo on the Russia probe
Despite the partisan fight over its release, the memo also contains some information about the FBI’s work that was not previously made public. Here’s an annotated version of the memo, with analysis and context provided by PBS NewsHour staff.
Science Jan 04Is your computer safe from hackers?
This week, Google announced the discovery of three design flaws in processors of computers, tablets and smartphones that could let hackers access data. Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder of CrowdStrike, tells Hari Sreenivasan about the vulnerabilities and what’s being done to address…
Nation Oct 02A community overwhelmed by opioids
At the epicenter of America's opioid epidemic, Huntington, West Virginia’s growing addiction problem has overwhelmed everyone from first responders to business owners to newborns. So far, the city's robust efforts to fight back haven't been enough to curb the overdoses.
World Apr 03What you need to know about the #PanamaPapers investigation
Eleven million leaked documents published on Sunday reveal how a secretive law firm based in Panama may have helped world leaders such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak move money.
World Nov 24Paris, where the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity meet reality
During my week in Paris, there were signs of both solidarity and suspicion among people that in some ways reminded of the United States after 9/11, but to compare the two would be a disservice to the unique tragedies and…
World Nov 11Lessons I learned from a man who’s walking around the world
There’s a man walking around the planet. He’s not doing it to set a record, he’s not on some religious quest, he’s just doing it to tell our stories. I has lucky enough to walk a few miles with him.
Health Oct 16What a year of tracking my sleep taught me about sleep
It’s 3:45 a.m. as I write this. More than half of Americans surveyed this spring report very good or good sleep quality. Not me. Depending on when you ask, I’d probably fall into the 36 percent who rate their…