Jessica Barnthouse is the ACMi Government Access Coordinator, replacing Sara Alfaro-Franco who became News Director for ACMi-based Arlington Public News (APN) in July 2012. Jess manages ACMi’s coverage of Selectmen and School Committee meetings, as well as other town government meetings including the annual Town Meeting. She joined the ACMi staff in the summer of 2012, bringing with her a strong background in digital media production and in community cable access television. A native of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Ms. Barnthouse is a journalist, community organizer, public media supporter, and documentary digital filmmaker with a soft spot for stop-motion animation. Prior to coming to ACMi, she worked as Membership Coordinator for Somerville Cable Access Television (SCATV).You can contact Jessica at email@example.com.