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Priya Sridhar

Reporter

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Priya Sridhar is a general assignment reporter for KPBS. She comes to San Diego from San Antonio, Texas where she worked as a general assignment and investigative reporter for KENS5, a CBS affiliate.

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. She went on to work 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 and serves as an Advisory Board Member of Military Veterans in Journalism.

Recent Stories by Priya Sridhar

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City Chooses Proposed Site For New Homeless Storage Facility In District 9

June 26
By Priya Sridhar

The San Diego mayor's office has announced a proposed location for a storage facility to keep belongings for people who are homeless.

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San Diego Celebrates World Refugee Day, While Refugee Resettlement Numbers At Historic Low

June 20
By Priya Sridhar

This year's World Refugee Day coincided with a new report from the International Rescue Committee, a global non-profit dedicated to refugee resettlement.

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City Heights Leaders Fight For Five Years For Mural In Teralta Park

June 18
By Priya Sridhar

A handful of community leaders and residents have gathered in City Heights every few weeks for five years to try to get a mural painted in their neighborhood.

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City Heights Activists Call For More Regulation Of Billboards Advertising Marijuana

June 18
By Priya Sridhar

Activists and community leaders from City Heights want more regulation of billboards advertising marijuana.

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City Heights Mini Park Neighbors Celebrate Clean Park, Curfew

June 14
By Priya Sridhar

Residents of City Heights and city officials celebrated the one month anniversary of a city-imposed curfew at the Mini Park.

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City Heights Coworking Space Strives To Help Entrepreneurs

June 12
By Priya Sridhar

Coworking is a relatively new concept that is getting more popular around the world, including in San Diego.

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San Diego Police Should Change Hiring Practices To Increase Diversity, Citizens Group Says

June 11
By Priya Sridhar

A new report on the San Diego Police Department outlines ways to increase diversity on the force.

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Former Chargers Player Leads City Heights Football Team To National Victory

May 30
By Priya Sridhar

The Balboa Raiders have been playing football in City Heights for more than 50 years.

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City Heights Slated For 'Opportunity Zone' Development, But Some Residents Fear Gentrification

May 29
By Priya Sridhar

City Heights is now home to a federal program that gives tax breaks for building in economically distressed areas, but some residents fear it will lead to increased housing costs.

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San Diego Veterans Honor Southern California Service Members On Memorial Day

May 27
By Priya Sridhar

Across the country, Americans marked Memorial Day Monday by recognizing and honoring the lives of the more than one million men and women who have died in military service since the Civil War.

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