Jeff Barnd, News Director

About the Staff Member:

For more than 25-years, Jeff Barnd was a local Television News Anchor / Reporter in Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia and most recently, a National Correspondent in Washington D.C. He has covered stories all over the world; from the clear-cutting of the Amazon Rain Forest and the '92 Earth Summit in Rio, to the 2ndGulf War in Iraq, the Islamic culture in Kuwait City & Bahrain, law-enforcement and policing in Singapore and the elevation of Baltimore's Archbishop to the College of Cardinals in Rome under Pope John Paul II. Barnd is a 13-time Emmy Award recipient, winning in Boston for Anchoring, News Writing and Hosting Public Affairs programs. He also garnered an Emmy in Maryland for “Commentary” in the nationally televised program, “American Crossroads.” He's also a children's book author; penning his first release, “Lindbergh's Ghosts” in 2015, and his newly published work, “Little Pluto's Big Day,” just released this month.

Productions by this Member

For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Many businesses have already closed their doors and several others are suffering financially in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic. Some are barely hanging on and coming up with very creative ways to stay alive. Once such business is the Regent Theatre here in...
Can We Talk About Police Reform?

Can We Talk About Police Reform?

In the Fall of 2018 it was found that Lt. Rick Pedrini of the Arlington Police Department penned some pretty hostile comments about certain elements of our society. Town leaders then thought it best for Pedrini to go through Arlington’s restorative justice...
ACMi News: August 14, 2020

ACMi News: August 14, 2020

The town of Arlington will start the school year with a hybrid model following approval from the School Committee on August 10th. The committee voted 6 to 1 to adopt a hybrid plan assuming that COVID-19 cases in Arlington and the state remain within allowable levels....
NAACP & Police Reform

NAACP & Police Reform

This week, we spoke with Zane Crute, the president of the Mystic Valley branch of the NAACP, regarding several police reform bills currently under consideration in the State House. Zane tells us organizations like the NAACP need to have a strong say in how the state...
School’s Out or In?

School’s Out or In?

The Arlington school committee voted late last week to reconvene August 10th to decide on just how Arlington’s public school students will return to the classroom. Will students go back to school full time, will it be a so-called “hybrid schedule”,...
ACMi News: August 07, 2020

ACMi News: August 07, 2020

Arlington was awarded a $16,000 grant for the design and engineering of a trail connecting the reservoir to the Minuteman Bikeway. The project was on of 55 in the state to receive a MassTrails grant this year. Grant funding was announced Friday, July 31st by the...
Chairful Where You Sit 2020

Chairful Where You Sit 2020

This will be year 7 for Chairful Where You Sit, the one day outdoor art instillation usually held in the summertime. Chairful Where You Sit is an auction of artistically transformed chairs rescued from basements and curbs. Due to COVID-19, the event, originally...
ACMi News: July 31, 2020

ACMi News: July 31, 2020

Arlington’s Police Force launches a news portal which will serve as a hub for the latest updates and information about the agency’s various initiatives, events, and incidents. Chief Flaherty hopes the new site will be a go-to resource for those who want to...