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

2022 NYC Pride parade and events

New York City Pride celebrations are back in 2022 with full-fledged in-person events, including the NYC Pride March a.k.a. NYC Pride parade, as well as festivals, parties, and more. Here is a guide to the weekend.

How robots help older New Yorkers fight social isolation

Many older Americans deal with loneliness and social isolation. New York has partnered with a robotics company to place an interactive "robot" named ElliQ in the homes of about 800 senior citizens. So what does ElliQ do?