2016 Great Immigrants Recipient

Hari Sreenivasan
Anchor and Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
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“I've always believed that either you are part of the solution or you are a part of the problem. There are enough solutions to work on in America, and I'm willing, as they say during Texas Hold'em poker, to go all-in,” journalist Hari Sreenivasanwrote on the CBS News website in 2008, after becoming a U.S. citizen. Sreenivasan 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.” In 2015, Sreenivasan earned an Emmy award for outstanding investigative journalism for a PBS NewsHour story on gold mining by children in the Philippines. Updated 2018