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Seeking Purpose: PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan

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Emmy-award winning reporter Hari Sreenivasan is next to take the stage on Monday, April 17 at 4:20 p.m.as part of Hofstra’s Seeking Purpose series. The program, organized by the Division of Student Affairs, gives students an opportunity to hear from and interact with professionals from a variety of fields who have created an inspiring professional journey.

Sreenivasan will share the experiences that took him from his time as undergraduate to his current vocation, including the important decisions, unexpected twists and turns, and meaningful milestones along the way.  The series is meant to encourage students as they create their own path to Pride and Purpose and motivate them to make the most out of every opportunity and experience.

Prior to anchoring PBS NewsHour Weekend, Sreenivasan was a reporter at CBS News, reporting for the “CBS Evening News,” “The Early Show” and “CBS Sunday Morning.” He was also an anchor and correspondent for ABC News, working extensively on the network’s 24-hour digital service “ABC News Now.” Sreenivasan also reported for “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings,” “Nightline with Ted Koppel,” and anchored the overnight program “World News Now.” He previously ran his own production company and freelanced as a reporter for KTVU-TV in Oakland, California. Sreenivasan served as an anchor and senior correspondent for CNET Broadcast in San Francisco and was a reporter for WNCN-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina and KAPP-TV in Yakima, Washington.

The event, located in the Greenhouse in the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, is free, but advance registration is recommended.

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Carley Weinstein

Carley Weinstein is the social media manager for Hofstra University.

carley.p.weinstein@hofstra.edu |Phone: 516-463-6053

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