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

Upton Bell’s Odyssey Through the South

Upton Bell’s Odyssey Through the South

As we observe the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, we tap into a fascinating first-hand account of someone whose work took him to the Jim Crow south during the turbulent 1960’s. Last fall, we introduced you to a New England legend in the arena of sports: the...
ACMi News: January 17, 2020

ACMi News: January 17, 2020

In a yuletide bombshell, Arlington’s town manager considers another career option then pulls out of the running. What caused Adam Chapdelaine to stay the course right here in Arlington? The ubiquitous Lime bikes will be no more in these parts. This, after...
ACMi News: January 03, 2020

ACMi News: January 03, 2020

In this special New Year’s holiday edition of ACMi News, we take a look back at some of the stories that helped define the year 2019 here in Arlington. We also look forward to another successful year with the help of our viewers, staffers, members, volunteers and...
ACMi News: December 27, 2019

ACMi News: December 27, 2019

In this special holiday edition of ACMi News, we finally get the chance to honor our viewers, staffers, members, volunteers and interns! We want to thank you ALL for being part of the ACMi family this past year. Before you clean up all the wrapping paper and your...
ACMi News: December 20, 2019

ACMi News: December 20, 2019

The dynamics of next years town election has just changed. A long-time select board member says he’ll be stepping down after serving nearly a decade on Arlington’s select board. Kathleen Bodie says she’ll be stepping own as school superintendent in...
ACMi News: December 13, 2019

ACMi News: December 13, 2019

Hundreds of people converge on the state house demanding action from their lawmakers to finally do something about climate change. Arlington’s climate change activists, young and old alike, sounding the alarm about humanity’s current relationship with our...
Snow on and Snow Forth!

Snow on and Snow Forth!

‘Twas just days before Christmas and all through the town ACMi had its tree lighting for which it’s renown! Okay the rhyming doesn’t measure up to the expertise of Mel Tormé but our annual holiday tree lighting and storytelling was another great...
ACMi News: December 06, 2019

ACMi News: December 06, 2019

November felt like a breeze. But December? For a while it didn’t show signs of stopping! A two and a half day winter blast swept through Arlington this week. We’ll tell you how residents dealt with the shoveling, plowing, driving and, yes, getting a school...
Deep & Crisp & Even

Deep & Crisp & Even

On average one foot of snow blanketed Arlington over a two day period earlier this week. And as ACMi’s News Director Jeff Barnd found out, whether you enjoyed it or not depended on what side of the snow bank you were...
ACMi News: November 29, 2019

ACMi News: November 29, 2019

Sure, there’s the turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, but you can’t deny football is a huge part of this cornucopia of holiday bliss. Tonight a celebration of 100 years of the NFL! We’ll talk to Upton Bell, the former New England Patriots...