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

Reversing a False Narrative

Reversing a False Narrative

As the brutality of Vladamir Putin’s war rages on in Ukraine, there’s a group of journalists and technicians doing what they can to stem the tide of Russian disinformation. They call themselves “Ukraine PR Army.” Among other things, they...
Coffee with the Chief

Coffee with the Chief

There was a healthy exchange of ideas at town hall this week. Senior Arlington residents had a chance to sit face-to-face with the Chief of Police and other officers over a cup or two of coffee. It’s all part of the “Coffee with a Cop” program. ACMi...
March 15th Debate for Town Moderator

March 15th Debate for Town Moderator

Of the five major offices included on this years election ballot, there’s just one contested race. The race for Town Moderator. Here’s ACMi News director Jeff Barnd with a look at a recent debate held between incumbent John Leone and challenger, Town...
If We Can Get Guns, We’ll Fight

If We Can Get Guns, We’ll Fight

In recent days, Ukraine’s military has gained footing in their country and began taking back territory overrun by Russia’s brutal onslaught. Meantime, Russian forces remain largely stalled around the capital of Kyiv. That’s where ACMi News found a...
Gas Pains

Gas Pains

There’s a major pain at the pump for motorists as U.S. gas prices soar to record highs. Although the U.S. barely uses Russian oil, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine still upsets the balance of world trade. And the importation of oil is no different. ACMi News...
What Started the White Street Fire?

What Started the White Street Fire?

New details to report regarding that house fire that broke out February 20th at 10 White Street in East Arlington. Several people were displaced as a result of the fire. Here’s ACMi News director Jeff Barnd with an...
ACMi News: March 18, 2022

ACMi News: March 18, 2022

Arlington’s girls hockey team is TD Garden bound as they compete for the state title! This after defeating Shrewbury this week. We talk to Arlington High School’s Athletic Director about this extraordinary season for both the girls and boys hockey teams!...
Praying for Ukraine

Praying for Ukraine

There’s a church just to the north of us watching the horrific events unfold in Ukraine as Russian troops continue their brutal and unwarranted invasion of that nation. St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Salem has a few parishioners with direct...
Rotary Polar Dunk 2022

Rotary Polar Dunk 2022

Six members of Arlington’s Rotary Club decided to go for a dip. Outside. In freezing cold weather. Just a few days ago. Why? Well, let’s just say there was a noble cause to all this madness. Here’s ACMi news director Jeff Barnd with the...
Grand Tour

Grand Tour

It’s a massive project that so far is on schedule and within budget. And Phase One at Arlington’s new high school is now officially complete! Town leaders and other dignitaries were on hand for the opening tour of the new Arlington High School building,...