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Priya Sridhar

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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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Lawmaker Pushes Restorative Justice Awareness To California

April 16
By Priya Sridhar

Students from City Heights pushed San Diego schools to adopt an alternative discipline policy back in 2017. Now a local lawmaker is promoting the change statewide.

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Volunteer Firefighters Refuse To Leave Julian Station

April 9
By Priya Sridhar

The San Diego County Fire Authority was supposed to take over two stations from the Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District Monday. But the volunteers took over one of the stations, saying the move to dissolve their force is illegal.

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San Diego Super Bloom At Mission Trails Regional Park

April 2
By Priya Sridhar

Park rangers at Missions Trails Regional Park say they are seeing more visitors because of this year's super bloom.

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City Heights Hosts First Coffee Crawl

March 28
By Priya Sridhar

City Heights Town Council is organizing a tour of five coffee shops that serve the community.

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Southern California Utility Companies Want To Offer New Gas Options To Customers

March 28
By Priya Sridhar

San Diego Gas and Electric and Southern California Gas Company want to offer what they call a renewable gas option to customers as early as next year.

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San Diego County's Last All Volunteer Fire Department May Soon Be Dissolved

March 21
By Priya Sridhar

Residents from the Julian-Cuyamaca area voted in a special election this week to decide the fate of their volunteer fire department.

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San Diego Makes Progress On Preventing Sky-High Water Bills

March 20
By Priya Sridhar

San Diego's Public Utilities Department says it has made progress in correcting problems that led to sky-high water bills last year.

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Julian-Cuyamaca Voters Deciding Future Of Volunteer Fire Department

March 18
By Priya Sridhar

Residents of the Julian-Cuyamaca area are voting in a special election to decide who will protect them from fires: the 30-year-old volunteer force, or the San Diego County Fire Authority.

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Skateworld San Diego In Jeopardy Of Closing Its Doors

March 12
By Priya Sridhar

Skateworld San Diego, an indoor roller rink in Linda Vista, is at risk of closing its doors after four decades in business.

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Newsom Discusses Border Region During San Ysidro Visit

March 7
By City News Service, Priya Sridhar

Gov. Gavin Newsom met with local leaders and residents in San Ysidro Thursday to discuss the border region and celebrate the opening of a shelter that will temporarily house migrants.

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