Lauren Jo Alicandro

About the Member:

Lauren Jo began as a news production intern at APN with minimal experience in TV, and became Assistant News Director with the training and guidance of ACMi staff. Lauren is passionate about broadcast journalism and documentary production, and hopes to continue in the industry. She currently works as the Community TV Coordinator for Brooksby Village, but continues to volunteer with the APN team by helping with newscasts and supporting the social media effort.

Productions by this Member

Found in Translation

Found in Translation

In the United States, immigrants and minorities are disproportionately affected by poverty. One program, called “Found in Translation”, is combating this issue by helping low-income, multilingual women develop the use of their language skills to gain jobs....
Boston Marathon: Kristen Weiner

Boston Marathon: Kristen Weiner

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon. It began in 1897, and until it was marred by last year’s bombing, it had been a joyful event celebrating amateur and professional runners from around the world. In this segment, we bring you the personal story...
Janet Applefield

Janet Applefield

Robbins Library held An Afternoon with Janet Singer Applefield on March 15. Miss Applefield is a child survivor of the Holocaust, and she shared her stories of living in Poland during the chaos of World War II. The event was a part of Arlington Reads Together, a...
David McCullough

David McCullough

APN teamed up with Producer Michael Armanious in this conversation with author and educator David McCullough, about history and education, and the role they play on each other. Segment is part of Newscast recorded on March 27,...
Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence can be verbal or physical. It is more about control than it is about rage. On average, it takes 7 to 9 times for an individual to successfully leave an abusive relationship…These are only a few of the issues discussed during a recent community forum...
Snow Shoveling Solutions

Snow Shoveling Solutions

Reporter Lauren Alicandro discusses the shoveling services available for senior citizens and individuals who are disabled. She speaks with Dennis Mercurio, the creator of the Arlington program LINKS, and with Joseph Porcelli, founder of Neighbors for Neighbors and...
Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety

On December 19, 2013 there was a fatal accident at Massachusetts Avenue and Orvis Road involving a car and a pedestrian. ACMi’s Government Access Coordinator Jessica Barnthouse spoke with Captain Flynn and Officer Rateau from the Arlington Police Department for the...
Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs

Arlington Public News recently visited Fox Library for an event about therapy dogs. Our team learned all about these special canines, as well as what qualities are essential in a good therapy...
edX

edX

edX is an online initiative created by founding partners Harvard and MIT. We spoke to the president of EdX about the contributions online education can make in this country, and across the world. We want to thank producer Michael Armanious for inviting Arlington...