Arun Rath Biography
Arun Rath is an American journalist who serves as a correspondent for both NPR and WGBH. Previously he worked as the host of All Things Considered which aired every Saturday and Sunday on NPR.
Arun Rath Age
Rath is 52 years old as of 2022. He was born on February 11, 1970, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on 11th February every year.
Arun Rath Height
Rath stands at a height of approximately 1.75 meters.
Arun Rath Family
Arun who was born in a family of Anglo-Indian descent is the son of Girija Shankar Rath and Arlene Rath. His father is an Indian who was disowned by his family after marrying a white English woman, (Arun’s mother), but later re-owned after fathering two boys. His father taught medicine in Boston and introduced the first critical intensive care unit in southern Maryland where he had built a private practice. Arun’s father passed away in February 2019 as a result of Alzheimer’s. Rath has an older brother who was born in England.
Arun Rath Wife
Rath is happily married to the love of his life Raney Aronson a producer at PBS series, Frontline. She is also a documentary filmmaker. The lovebirds tied the knot in May 2005 at the New York City Municipal Building. Together, they are blessed with two children, a son, and a daughter. The family of four resides in Boston, Massachusetts.
Arun Rath Net Worth
Rath has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Arun Rath Salary
Rath earns an annual salary of $89,800.
Arun Rath Education
Rath graduated in 1988 from Queen Anne High School before proceeding to Red College where he attained a bachelor of arts degree in English.
Arun Rath Npr
Since October 2015, he has worked as a reporter for NPR and WGBH News. While located in the WGBH newsroom, Arun splits his time between local stories for WGBH News and national stories for NPR. Arun also contributes to the study of learning science and the study of how the brain works. He previously hosted NPR’s All Things Considered on Saturdays and Sundays.
Arun has also worked as an editor, reporter, and producer during his time as a media figure. Arun has also served as a senior correspondent for the PBS programs Frontline and The World® on WGBH Boston. He began his career as an intern for NPR’s Talk of the Nation before becoming a staff member and then NPR’s Director.
In addition, while working as a senior producer for WNYC on NPR’s On the Media, he was part of the team that earned a Peabody Award in 2000. He’s also produced three Frontline documentaries, including one on alleged US Marine war crimes in Haditha, Iraq.
Michel Martin took over as the weekend presenter of All Things Considered from Rath in October 2015. Rath “will be relocating back to Boston,” according to NPR Media Relations Director Isabel Lara. Rath went to WGBH Boston and kept reporting for NPR.
On February 21, 2017, the PBS documentary series Frontline aired an episode titled “Out of Gitmo,” which Rath produced. Mansur al-Dayfi, a former Guantanamo detainee who was released to Serbia in July 2016, was the subject of the first 40 minutes of the program. Rath flew to Serbia for a visit in order to conduct in-depth research on al-Dayfi. Serbian security officials became more concerned because of his focus on al-Dayfi.
Rath works at NPR as a correspondent alongside other talented journalists, who include;
Arun Rath In It Together
During the coronavirus outbreak, Arun began a podcast called “In it Together,” which is also available on WGBH Radio. The show began to reassure listeners that they are not alone in their social isolation. Furthermore, it hosts community leaders, specialists, and doctors to deliver the most up-to-date Covid-19 information in Massachusetts.