ACMi is dedicated to providing a forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the Arlington, MA community.

Mass Ave. has been nationally recognized as an All-American Road.
Robbins Library commemorates Black History Month with the launch of a new collection, and don’t expect to mail in a ballot in for town elections. That and more on ACMi News. #ArlingtonMA

https://acmi.tv/videos/acmi-news-february-26-2021/

The town's director of Economic Development, Ali Carter, speaks about how grants several Arlington businesses qualified for from funds received by the Cares Act of early 2020 impacts the local economy. #ArlingtonMA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljyEok0kO5Y

About

ACMi News is a team of citizen journalists, interns, and ACMi staff bringing community issues and current events to local residents. Through a collaborative effort, ACMi News informs the community and sparks dialogue about issues of interest to Arlington. We invite you to join us in providing the information and stories that are vital to the cohesion and strength of our community.

Get Involved

Citizen journalists and interns are the backbone of our newscast. Citizen journalists and interns produce their own news packages – researching story ideas, setting up and conducting interviews, shooting video to create a dynamic story, as well as writing and editing the story.

Citizen Journalists

Citizen journalists are trained in all aspects of television production, including camera operation, audio, lighting, editing, reporting, and writing. We guide and assist citizen journalists and are available as needed to provide support and consultation. Citizen journalists are encouraged to collaborate with other ACMi members and local organizations to produce additional content.

Interns

ACMi collaborates with colleges and universities throughout New England to create internship programs that provide hands-on experience and professional education to young journalists. ACMi internships may be eligible for credit or stipend from a student’s school. Interns are mentored by the News Director and Assistant News Director in all aspects of research, writing and production of a news package.

Interns are encouraged to collaborate with other ACMi members and local organizations to produce additional content.

At the end of their term, interns will have built a professional quality reel of video segments they have produced independently or to which they have contributed.

For more information on becoming part of the ACMi News team, contact the news team news@acmi.tv or call us at 781-777-1115.