Arvid oversees the daily operations of the programming department. He also oversees the on-air announcing staff, Speaker's Forum and RadioActive Youth Media.
Arvid has served on the PRX Editorial Board and on numerous program development advisory groups.
Prior to his appointment as APD, Arvid served as a talk show producer from 2000 to 2005. He also worked for Northwest Cable News and freelanced for The Pacifica Network News and KPLU. Arvid has filed news stories for NPR, APM's Marketplace and reported from the streets during the WTO protests in Seattle.
Arvid completed the Leadership Academy at the Evans School of Public Affairs. He also participated in the Seattle Police Department's Community Police Academy and the FBI Citizens Academy.
Arvid is a graduate of Western Washington University, with a degree in journalism.