Ben Aaron

To the New York metropolitan area, Ben Aaron is a daily contributor for WNBC’s "New York Live," but nationally Aaron is known for his ‘dance walking fitness’ viral video, which has over 3 million YouTube views. Aaron’s introduction into entertainment began at a young age when he hosted his own public access show from his basement. His passion for the various facets of show business continued to grow and he had his first on-air radio job by age 18. Aaron’s career in radio segued into a career as on-air reporter for programs all over the country from Tucson to Boston to Los Angeles and other cities. In 2009, Aaron joined WNBC and in addition to his on-air appearances for "New York Live," he is responsible for writing, editing and producing daily segments on lifestyle topics. His on-camera feature reporting work with WNBC has earned him three New York Emmy® Awards. Aaron has also served as a contributor for "Extra," "The Meredith Vieira Show" and the fourth hour of "Today." Aaron holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio from Emerson College and resides in New York with his wife.