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Priya Sridhar

Reporter

Priya Sridhar is a general assignment reporter for KPBS. Priya began her journalism career as a multimedia journalist for the NBC affiliates in Maine. She went on to work as a Washington correspondent for RT, an international news channel where she worked as the South Asia bureau chief and correspondent based in New Delhi, India.

After returning to the U.S., Priya worked as a video journalist for the Associated Press based in Chicago. She has also worked as a D.C. correspondent and morning show co-host for an international news channel, Arise, headquartered in Nigeria.

Some of her most memorable stories in her ten year journalism career include covering the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, MO for the Associated Press and Nigeria’s historic 2015 presidential elections.

Priya has a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in international relations and history from Bowdoin College. Priya is also an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Recent Stories by Priya Sridhar

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UC San Diego AntiViral Research Center Launches New HIV Prevention Campaign

Dec. 10
By Priya Sridhar

UC San Diego is offering free combined testing for HIV and five sexually transmitted diseases at a newly remodeled clinic.

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What Will Happen If Congressman Duncan Hunter Is Convicted?

Dec. 3
By Priya Sridhar

A federal judge, prosecutors and defense attorneys for Republican representative Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret agreed to a September 10, 2019 court date.

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Caravan Migrants Could Wait Up To Two Months To Apply For Asylum

Nov. 30
By Priya Sridhar

Tijuana city officials began moving thousands of migrants from the Benito Juarez Sports Complex to a new shelter Friday.

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US Customs And Border Protection Has Used Tear Gas In 126 Incidents Since 2012

Nov. 27
By Priya Sridhar

U.S. Customs and Border Protection defended its use of tear gas on hundreds of migrants in Tijuana on Sunday.

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San Diego Homes For Sale Saw More Price Reductions Than Other Markets

Nov. 26
By Priya Sridhar

A report shows there were more price reductions on August home listings in the San Diego region than other large metro areas in the U.S.

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Oldest Known Pearl Harbor Survivor Dies At 106

Nov. 21
By Priya Sridhar

Ray Chavez died in his sleep early Wednesday morning.

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Customs And Border Protection Prepare As Thousands Of Caravan Migrants Arrive In Tijuana

Nov. 19
By Priya Sridhar

Customs and Border Protection and the troops deployed on the border are getting ready to handle the influx of asylum seekers and migrants who have already started arriving in Tijuana this week.

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Alejandra Sotelo-Solis Leading Candidate To Become National City's New Mayor

Nov. 7
By Priya Sridhar

Four candidates are competing to become the new mayor of National City for the first time in 12 years.

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220K California Drivers Set To Lose HOV Decals In January

Nov. 6
By Priya Sridhar

Thousands of clean air vehicles that had been part of a Department of Motor Vehicles incentive program will lose their HOV lane decals on Jan. 1.

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Rep. Duncan Hunter Visits Border Ahead Of Election

Nov. 1
By Priya Sridhar

Representative Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, visited the border Thursday to outline his position on border security.

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