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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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Desmond, Gomez Compete For San Diego District 5 Supervisors Seat

Oct. 18
By Priya Sridhar

The District 5 County Board of Supervisors seat is up for grabs for the first time in more than two decades.

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City Leaders Prepare For Flu Season With Hand Sanitizing Stations

Oct. 10
By Priya Sridhar

San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey announced an initiative to put hand sanitizing stations across the city in preparation for flu season.

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Julian Volunteer Firefighters Battle To Preserve Their District

Oct. 3
By Priya Sridhar

The San Diego County Fire Authority has begun consolidating with the Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Prevention District after the JCFPD Board voted to dissolve the volunteer department.

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San Diego County Supervisors Approve New Development In North County

Sept. 26
By Priya Sridhar

The supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of Newland Sierra's proposal to build 2,100 homes north of Escondido.

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State Gas Tax Opponents Say It Will Cost Families Hundreds Of Dollars

Sept. 20
By Priya Sridhar

Leaders of the effort to repeal last year's gas tax increase released a new report that says it will cost the average working family of four with two cars $650 to $800 more a year.

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City Officials Respond To Grand Jury Report On Stadium Revenues

Sept. 19
By Priya Sridhar

The grand jury report said the city is losing money on managing the former home of the Chargers. City officials disagree.

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Despite Protesters, Vista Upholds Decision To Back Trump's Sanctuary City Lawsuit

Sept. 12
By Priya Sridhar

Despite dozens of people protesting President Donald Trump's lawsuit against California's sanctuary city law, Vista's city council will continue to support the suit.

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