Ray Cornelius

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012.  Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider  and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.

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Check out this morning's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry.  This week's show featured former EBONY Fashion Fair model, A Lady Named Pearl, who stopped by to chat about her new beauty & fashion publication, PEARL.  She also weighed in on the controversial Pepsi ad that aired this week that caused an uproar on social media.

Hey Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners!  Want the VIP Treatment? 

Jazz 91.9 WCLK and the Seabreeze Jazz Festival is offering one lucky listener the opportunity to attend this year's festival, April 19 - 23.  The winner will stay at the Seychelles Beach Resort overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.  And, receive VIP beach chairs along with premium seating and much more.

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Check out this morning's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry.

This week's show featured "Saints & Sinners" actress Lisa Arrindell. She stopped by the studios to chat about her sinister character on the Bounce TV show and her appearance in the film adaptation of the book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." The original movie starring Oprah Winfrey airs this month (April 22) on HBO. 

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Don't forget to tune into this week's edition of "UPFRONT" Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. This week features CAU alumni and creator of ABC's "black-ish" Kenya Barris. He was honored during last weekend's "Spirit of Greatness Gala" and talked about CAU's influence over his career and more.

The life and music of legendary Jazz Saxophonist John Coltrane is coming to U.S. theaters via a new documentary film titled, “Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary.”  Written and directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker, John Scheinfield, “Chasing Trane” is an extraordinary project about one of the most iconic Jazz musicians of all time, John Coltrane and is told by those artists who knew him the best and admired him the most.

 

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