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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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Airlines Serve Up Hawaiian Barbecue To San Diego Airport's Federal Workers

Jan. 24
By Priya Sridhar

It's the 34th day of the partial government shutdown and hundreds of thousands of federal employees are continuing to work without pay.

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Feeding San Diego Distributes Food To Coast Guard Families During Shutdown

Jan. 23
By Priya Sridhar

Thousands of Coast Guard service members are working without pay as the government shutdown continues.

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Cannabis Deliveries Allowed Throughout California

Jan. 21
By Priya Sridhar

Customers in El Cajon are using delivery services in San Diego, since dispensaries are not allowed there.

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Rancho Bernardo Moms Turn To Facebook To Help Furloughed Neighbors

Jan. 18
By Priya Sridhar

The moms wanted to help furloughed federal workers in their community, and started a Facebook group to do it.

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Business Report: Stocks Sink, Again

Dec. 21, 2018
By Kris Vera-Phillips, Priya Sridhar

The week in business news looks at the downward slide of stocks, the possible sale of Jack in the Box, and record breaking online shopping this holiday season.

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What Does Hunter's Narrow Victory Mean For Future Politics In CA-50?

Dec. 20, 2018
By Priya Sridhar

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, won re-election in the 50th district, despite a federal indictment, but it was the closest election Hunter has ever had.

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San Diego DA Releases Video Of Officer Involved Shootings And In Custody Deaths

Dec. 14, 2018
By Priya Sridhar

The San Diego District Attorney's office released its findings on officer-involved shootings and in custody deaths for 2018.

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Julian Residents Force Vote For Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 11, 2018
By Priya Sridhar

A special election on the fate of the volunteer Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Prevention District will be held in March 2019.

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UC San Diego AntiViral Research Center Launches New HIV Prevention Campaign

Dec. 10, 2018
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, 2018
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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