Arun Kristian Das

Arun Kristian Das

Senior Digital Content Creator

Arun Kristian Das is a senior digital content creator for 

He joined WNYW/FOX 5 in December 2001 as a newsroom trainee and subsequently served as a news assistant, field producer, newswriter, copy editor, and web producer.

Arun holds an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and has also worked in newspaper, magazine, and book publishing. 

A slow but enthusiastic runner, Arun has completed dozens of races, including three marathons, and coaches runners of different abilities.

He volunteers with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he serves on the national staff.

Arun grew up in New York City and Rome, Italy. He and his wife, Erin, a professor and clinical social worker, now live in New Jersey with their tortie cat.

The latest from Arun Kristian Das


Wordle starter words for the win

What five-letter word can you put in the Wordle matrix as your first guess? Here are some ideas for Wordle starter words that are a great strategy. And some that are just fun. Because it's a freaking game you're playing against no one.


5 holiday pop-ups to experience in New York City

If you're looking for something to do during the holidays, here are five pop-up experiences and attractions that could be worth checking out over the next few days in the city.


Baby Komodo dragons on display at Bronx Zoo

Some Komodo dragon hatchlings are now on display at the Bronx Zoo. They hatched at the zoo in November. The Komodo dragon is the world's largest living lizard species.


Dogs of the New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon featured about 25,000 athletes and drew tens of thousands of spectators along the 26.2-mile course. Many of those spectators had four legs and fur.