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

Watch Out for the Other Guy

Watch Out for the Other Guy

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style. Arlington is now in the midst of the yuletide season. That means pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists all sharing the streets. Arlington does have laws in place to help everyone get to their destination...
Remembering Kevin Greeley

Remembering Kevin Greeley

  The town of Arlington is mourning the loss of one of its favorite sons. Long-time Arlington select board member Kevin Greeley passed away November 24th. He had been on the board for nearly 30 years and was serving his 10th term having been re-elected two years ago....
How to Become a Citizen Journalist

How to Become a Citizen Journalist

Have you ever wondered how news gathering organizations get their information? There are several go-to sources they use. Among the most important ways to obtain information– comes from you. If there’s a story you’re a witness to, or an event you feel needs...
I Want to Ride My Bicycle!

I Want to Ride My Bicycle!

If you’ve been in Arlington for more than five minutes, you’ve likely seen those bright green bicycles sitting idle; near Town Hall, east Arlington, or maybe the Minuteman Bikeway. According to town officials, they don’t sit idle for too long…...
Gaining Trust “One Era at a Time”

Gaining Trust “One Era at a Time”

When the community safety building accommodating Arlington’s police force underwent that multi-million dollar renovation project recently, many factors were taken into consideration. The new layout was designed to provide enhanced safety and efficiency for...
Alewife Herring Count

Alewife Herring Count

The all-important spawning population of the river herring has just recently been tallied, and according to the state of Massachusetts, it was another robust season in the Arlington area. River herring are a crucial part of the food chain. Scientists say sizable...
Bus Shelter Art

Bus Shelter Art

The Arlington Commission on Arts and Culture is creating a unique way to get to your destination. As Jeff Barnd reports, the celebration begins before you ever board the...
National Grid Reaction

National Grid Reaction

Safety is clearly a chief concern among National Grid customers in Arlington. The Department of Public Utilities is now investigating more than two dozen possible gas pipeline safety violations involving National Grid. APN’s Jeff Barnd talked to Arlingtonians...