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 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…
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…