PBS has announced that Hari Sreenivasan will anchor the new PBS NewsHour Weekend which will debut September 7, according to the Business Wire.
Sreenivsan currently appears nightly on the news hour anchoring the program’s news briefs. He also anchors hourly news updates on PBS’ website.
The PBS Newshour Weekend will be a half hour program featuring the same type of stories and interviews featured on the weekday newscast.
“I’m honored to be a part of this latest evolution of the Newshour and hope to bring the same intelligence and depth of our programming to weekend audiences however they choose to watch and engage with us, on-air and online,” said Sreenivasan.
You can read a lot more about Sreenivasan and the new newscast on the Business Wire.