Dana Arschin joined the FOX 5 News team in August 2016. She previously worked as a general assignment reporter for News 12 The Bronx/Brooklyn.
Dana traveled to Poland in 2018 to learn more about her ancestors killed in the Holocaust. She shot and wrote three Fox 5 Films on her journey. One of them, ‘The Forgotten Camps,’ won a NY Emmy Award. During her tenure at News 12, Dana also won a NY Emmy Award for her reporting on the city's cleanup efforts in Brooklyn during the 2014 snowstorms.
Dana grew up on Long Island, where she discovered her passion for journalism at a young age. She made her broadcasting debut in the fifth grade, reporting for her elementary school's first-ever news station— Jackson Broadcasting Kids.
Dana graduated Cum Laude from the University of Delaware with a double major in Spanish Studies and Communication. She also received a Master's Degree with honors in Broadcast Journalism from the New York Institute of Technology.
She is fluent in Spanish, conversant in Portuguese and a beginner in Mandarin. During her free time, you can find Dana flying on the trapeze, eating at new NYC restaurants and planning her next travel adventure.
She is also the proud granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor and goes into classrooms to share her grandfather's story.
Dana lives in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.
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