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Bob S. Arya

television personality , writer

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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, travel, golf.


Children: Jennifer, Scott.