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 clinical social worker, live in Queens with their tortie cat.

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NYPD officers heading to DC for inauguration security

In the wake of the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol last week, the New York Police Department is sending about 200 officers to Washington, D.C., to help secure the events related to the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a top department official said on Thursday.


Twitter permanently bans Trump

Twitter permanently barred the president after a "close review" of his recent tweets due to the "risk of further incitement of violence."