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Arun Chaudhary was the Official White House videographer. He traveled extensively with the President capturing public events and behind-the-scenes moments.
He was a key member of Barack Obama's New Media team during the presidential campaign. As the New Media Road Director, Arun oversaw the team responsible for capturing the day-to-day life of the future president in video and stills. He and his team set a new standard in documenting history, delivering crucial images to the public from the road in real time.
Before joining the Obama team, Arun worked in fiction film in New York as a writer, director, location sound recordist, post-production sound designer, and film critic. For five years, he was part of the NYU Graduate Film Department faculty. He got his MFA in Filmmaking from NYU and his BA in Film Theory from Cornell University.
His work as part of the Obama team has been featured in the New York Times, National Journal, Politico, Fortune Magazine, and as part of the Frog Design Mind Series. He currently lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Laura Moser, and their son Leo.
Arun Chaudhary's Posts
- July 2, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Thanks for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, join President Obama as he gets a lesson in mathematics in the Oval Office, attends the G8 and G20 summits in Canada, meets with the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, hosts King Abdullah in the White House and much more.
- June 25, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Mailbag Day! We decided to make episode thirteen of West Wing Week a chance to respond to some of your letters and emails. This week, find out if the White House composts, learn which direction the eagle on the Presidential seal faces, and examine the process by which the flag flying over the White House is lowered to half-staff.
- June 18, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Thanks for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Join President Obama this week as he hosts an event for small business owners in the Oval Office, makes his fourth trip to the Gulf Coast, meets with governors, residents and workers to discuss the spill, speaks at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, gives his first Oval Office address, meets with BP Executives, speaks at the American Nurses Association and much more.
- June 11, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Thanks for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Walk step by step with the President as he speaks about job growth at K. Neal Trucks, makes his third visit to the Gulf Coast, announces his new Director of Intelligence, meets with Cabinet Secretaries about the BP oil spill, delivers the commencement address at Kalamazoo High School,holds a live tele-town hall with seniors about health care and much more.
- June 4, 2010 at 1:30 AM EDT
Walk step by step with the President while he visits the troubled Gulf Coast, celebrates Memorial Day, honors Paul McCartney, meets with General Odierno, and much more.
- May 28, 2010 at 12:30 AM EDT
This week, walk step by step with the President as he deliverers the commencement address at West Point, hosts the leaders of Lebanon and Liberia, welcomes NCAA Men’s Basketball Champs the Duke Blue Devils, gives a press conference on the BP oil spill and much more.
- May 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Walk step by step with the President as he hosts the State Dinner with Mexico, assesses the progress made to stop the BP oil leak, congratulates the TOP COPS award winners, visits the Fallen Cop Memorial to honor police officers who died, signs the Freedom of the Press Act and much more.
- May 14, 2010 at 6:00 AM EDT
Walk step-by-step with the President as he says farewell to spring interns, delivers remarks about the continued job growth in the nation, gives the commencement address at Hampton University, announces Elena Kagan as his nominee for Supreme Court Justice, and much more.
- May 7, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, walk step-by-step with the President as he monitors and then visits areas affected by the BP Oil Rig incident, delivers a commencement address at University of Michigan, attends the White House Correspondents Dinner, presents the Commander-in-Chief trophy to the Navy Midshipman, ushers in Cinco de Mayo and much more.
- April 30, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
Walk step-by-step with the President as he attends a naturalization ceremony for some members of the armed forces, delivers a eulogy for West Virginia miners, welcomes the World Series Champion New York Yankees, travels to the midwest as part of his White House to Main Street tour, and much more.
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