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Bob S. Arya

Bob S. Arya, American television personality, writer. Recipient Certified of Merit - Saving a Human Life, American Red Cross, 1993, Non-Express Mail Service Emergency Response award, Illinois Department Public Health, 1993, Key to CIty, City of Bloomington, Illinois, 1993.


  • Arya, Bob S. was born on January 22, 1968 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Manohar L. and Sheila J. Arya.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1990.


    • Radio air personality WMLA AM/FM Radio, Normal, Illinois, 1987—1989, WJBC-AM Radio, Bloomington, 1989—1992. Tv news reporter WHOI-television (ABC), Peoria, 1990—1995. Tv news reporter/anchor CLTV News, Chicago, since 1995.

      Instructor World television Journalism - University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, 2000.


    • Author: (book) Thirty Seconds to Air: A Field Reporter's Guide to Live Telvision Reporting, 1999. Producer: (documentaries) power struggle, 2000 (Emmy award, 2001), Autopsy: A Dying Practice, 2001, Cardinal George: The Elevation, 1998.


    Member of Illinois News Broadcasters Association, Broadcast Education Association, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Radio-television News Directors Association, Society Professional Journalists.



    Writing, travel, golf.


    • Children: Jennifer, Scott.
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    Born January 22, 1968
    (age 49)
    • 1990
      Illinois State University
    • 1987 - 1989
      Radio air personality WMLA Master of Arts/FM Radio
      Normal, Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      Radio air personality WMLA Master of Arts/FM Radio
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      tv news reporter WHOI-television (American Broadcasting Company)
      Peoria, Arizona, United States
    • 1995
      tv news reporter/anchor CLTV News
      Chicago, Illinois, United States