I am a staff and freelance writer, editor, multimedia producer, social media expert, mentor, and more. I write stories and create other content for news outlets, entrepreneurs, professionals, businesses, and organizations. I’m known as “@arunwithaview” on several digital platforms. Read more about me and my services to see if I can help you achieve your storytelling and content goals. Check out my latest blog post and testimonials about my work below.
Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent was 35. I say “was” because she is dead. The Navy cryptologic tech, who grew up in Dutchess County, N.Y., died in a suicide bombing in Syria along with 15 other people. She spoke at least six languages, had deployed overseas several times, earned many Navy commendations, faced numerous combat… Continue reading Being Thankful for Not Bearing the Burdens of Endless Wars and Being Grateful to Those Who Do
Every year, I try to support a few charities, causes, and other nonprofits. Usually, this means figuratively writing a few checks for relatively small amounts of money.
Show your gratitude and appreciation to your professional and academic mentors. Reach out to them by email or phone. Networking with old contacts is important, too.
“Arun is one of the most observant, conscientious, and ethics-driven journalists I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. If you want any news topic—from politics to crime to human interest—covered carefully, thoroughly, and without bias, he’s your guy. What’s more, he’s extremely passionate and compassionate, throwing his all and then some into any project he sets his mind to. From completing multiple marathons to providing well-considered career advice to his journalist peers, Arun epitomizes both the coach and teammate you’d be lucky to have on your side.”
—AMY ROBERTS, staff writer, Wirecutter, and teammate, Hellgate Road Runners
“Arun is one of the few true journalists left in the industry. Arun is a highly skilled writer and web producer but what makes him stand out from the rest is his attention to detail, accuracy and facts. Over the years I have worked with Arun and it has been a privilege and honor. I turn to him for journalistic advice because I value his knowledge base and professionalism. When it comes to news in social media, Arun focuses on 100 percent accuracy of the story. He honors and respects his craft and strives to be the best at it. Bottom line Arun is a great journalist in every sense of the word—professional, driven, determined and a master of his craft. And I have great respect for him and his work ethic.”
—MICHAEL O’TOOLE, multimedia promotions manager, Fox 5