BJ will bless us as the Keynote speaker for the Wednesday Lunch and also on a producers panel.
Former NBC news anchor and entertainment/lifestyle reporter, Mrs.BJ Arnett is is no stranger to the film and entertainment industry. As host for GPTV, 11Alive News, and TV69 (the now CW) BJ is familiar with the world of investigative reporting as well. With her ever present warm and personal style, BJ has hosted NBC’s “Peachtree Morning” “Soul of Atlanta” and “Beat of the City,” in which she interviewed the likes of Lena Horne, The Judds, Danny Glover, Marie Osmond, Patti Labelle, Mrs. Rosalyn Carter, Ambassador Andrew Young, and many others.
Past film credits include “Made in Heaven” and “Marc Pease Experience”. More recent films include “Adrenaline” and “Grantham Rose”, in which she plays the daughter of Marla Gibbs who portrays Rose. One of her favorite roles was playing DeAndria Keanna Kelly alongside her husband in the five time Dove Award winning “Stand Your Ground”. She was also head of Costuming, designing the leading lady’s notorious red suit. She has served as public relations director, VP of membership and now sits on the board of directors for WIFTA, Women In Film and Television Atlanta. BJ and her husband, actor, director and producer, Cameron Arnett, are executive producers for the upcoming feature film Mattie:The Discovery. Mrs. Arnett is a professor in the fashion design and merchandising program at Clark Atlanta University.