A.R. Shaw is an author, journalist and public speaker who has interviewed prominent figures in politics, music,  education, sports and entertainment. He has covered events at the White House, the Democratic National Convention, the 2012 Olympics in London, The Grammy Awards, American Music Award and Coachella Festival just to name a few.

A.R. Shaw is also the author of the young adult novel, 23.  The novel focuses on a teen's desire for coveted sneakers and sheds light on teen violence, materialism, and the sneaker culture. 

A.R. Shaw currently serves as Editor for the national publication, Rolling Out magazine.