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.
“Everyone should know four things about Arun: he’s a storyteller at heart, he’s entrepreneurial as all get out, his multimedia toolset is immense, and he plays a mean ukulele.”
—JUSTIN MAIMAN, president and managing director, Cochrane Media
“Arun Das is one of the most thoughtful people I work with at Fox 5, both as a human and in his job. Whether it’s making sure we’re using just the right word or asking follow-up questions about a story that’s sparked his interest, Arun is someone who cares about getting every last detail right and learning as much as he possibly can from every story and situation. His curiosity and his caring are above and beyond. He’s someone you can always count on, not only to do great work, but also to start a conversation that gets your mind and creative juices flowing. He’s someone I always look forward to seeing, talking with and working with!”
—ALISON MORRIS, former business reporter, Fox 5 News