Sreenath Sreenivasan
Sreenath Sreenivasan – also known as Sree Sreenivasan (born 1970 in Tokyo, Japan) – is an academic administrator, professor and technology journalist based in New York City
New York City
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Sreenivasan is a graduate of St. Stephen's College
St. Stephen's College, Delhi
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 in Delhi
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, India
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, as well as the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
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. He is the dean of student affairs and digital media professor at the Columbia Journalism School. His courses at Columbia focus on new media, web design, and web usage. Every year he instructs digital media Journalism School students and faculty on the better use of the Internet and multimedia reporting.

Sree was appointed Dean of Students at the Journalism School in 2005, which puts him in charge of student oriented programs. He is the former advisor to the school's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists
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 and won the David Eshelman Award for Outstanding Campus Advisor in 1998.

In 2008, he was named Dean of Student Affairs, supervising admissions, student services and career services at the Journalism School.

Sreenivasan helped found SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, a group of journalists of South Asian origin in the U.S. and Canada and served as its first president and continues to serve on the board and as an editor and writer of SAJAforum, one of the most widely read South Asian news and analysis blogs.

Sree served as the Tech Guru on WABC-TV
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 for six years, before moving to WNBC-TV as technology reporter in Jan. 2007. He appears twice a week on the air and on

In 2004, Newsweek magazine named him one of the 20 most influential South Asians in the U.S.

In July 2007, India Abroad named him one of the 50 most Influential Indian Americans in the U.S.

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