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

The Regulars Are Coming! Again!

The Regulars Are Coming! Again!

No doubt the COVID crisis has cut short many summer activities around these parts including Revolutionary War reenactments. But we found the largest colonial battle about a hour’s drive from here that has some local folks taking part. And as ACMi News Director...
APD Responds to Civil Suit

APD Responds to Civil Suit

Arlington’s police department responds to a civil rights lawsuit filed late this week alleging a racial profiling incident which occurred February 2021. The group “Lawyers for Civil Rights,” or LCR, filed the lawsuit on behalf of 20 year old Donavon...
The APD’s National Night Out

The APD’s National Night Out

It’s no secret that Arlington’s police department does what it can to promote a trusting relationship with community members it’s paid to protect. This week, Arlington’s version of “National Night Out” took place at the Thompson...
The Battle of Menotomy

The Battle of Menotomy

Did you know that on day one of the Revolutionary War the battle that saw the most casualties was right here in town? It’s the largest battle in terms of bloodshed and it was arguably the most brutal firefight on April 19, 1775. Now, all that remains of that...
Double Trouble?

Double Trouble?

Arlington is blessed to have so many resources and sites that are absolutely pleasing to the eye! Unfortunately, this is not one of them. From the Lexington border to Route 2, our streets our filled with double utility poles. These unsightly structures were the topic...
Coming Attractions at the Regent

Coming Attractions at the Regent

The Regent Theatre has a hot line-up of movies, concerts and charity events to round-out the tail end of the Summer season. The theater will be closing for a few weeks as it gets an upgrade. Regent co-owner Leland Stein gives us a...
Former ACMi Intern Hits the Big Time!

Former ACMi Intern Hits the Big Time!

Meantime, ACMi News has been in touch with several former news interns who’ve gone to bigger and better things in the TV news biz. Moses Small, a graduate of Emerson College, was an ACMi News intern in the Spring of 2019. He now works as an anchor/reporter for...
Broadway Plaza – Open for Business!

Broadway Plaza – Open for Business!

Have you seen Broadway Plaza in Arlington Center lately? It looks fantastic! This week town leaders staged a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome this renovated parcel of real estate. And kudos go out to Arlington’s Chamber of Commerce, town leaders, and project...
Fishing for Trash – An Angler’s Perspective

Fishing for Trash – An Angler’s Perspective

One month ago, ACMi News aired a story about discarded fishing gear. Monofilament lines, float, and hooks left at Arlington’s lush waterways and parks for someone else to pick-up. Or even worse. Fishing gear hanging from trees, bushes and left on the waters edge...
ACMi Interns on the Road to Success

ACMi Interns on the Road to Success

We have been contacting several former interns who’ve gone to bigger and better things in the TV News biz. Stephanie Wittenbach, a graduate of Emerson College, was an ACMi News intern in the Fall of 2018. She now works for the ABC affiliate in Bangor, Maine and...