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2015 STN Convention Keynote Speaker
Hari Sreenivasan joined the PBS Newshour in 2009. He is currently the Anchor of PBS Newshour Weekend and a Senior Correspondent for the nightly program. In addition, Sreenivasan serves as the Director of Digital Partnerships helping guide the organization's digital strategy.
Sreenivasan has received multiple Emmy nominations for Newshour coverage of the Gulf oil spill, an interactive piece for PBS Frontline "Targeting the Electorate", and for his reporting at CBS. He is the recipient of multiple Outstanding Broadcast Story Awards from the South Asian Journalists Association, an organization for which he served as a board member from 2001-04.
Hari immigrated to the United States with his parents from Mumbai, India. He earned his college degree in mass communication with minors in both politics and philosophy at the University of Puget Sound. Upon graduation, Hari worked as a reporter for WNCN-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. He then moved to San Francisco to anchor and report on technology for television programs on CNET. In 2004, Hari joined ABC News in New York as an anchor for ABC NEWS NOW, and also worked as a correspondent for Nightline with Ted Koppell and World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and went onto co-anchor the overnight program World News Now while co-hosting one of ABC's first podcasts with Jake Tapper. In 2007, he left ABC for CBS, to work as a correspondent for CBS News' Dallas bureau reporting regularly on the CBS Evening News, The Early Show, and CBS Sunday Morning.
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