Mrs. BJ Billi Arnett
EDUCATOR, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, COSTUMER, ACTOR
Former NBC 11 Alive entertainment/lifestyle reporter and noonday anchor, Mrs. BJ Arnett is no stranger to the film and entertainment industry.
Associate professor Mrs. BJ Arnett has an MBA, BA in Fashion Merchandising and an AA in Fashion Design. She is currently the Chair of the Art and Fashion Department at the prestigious Clark Atlanta University (CAU).
In this position, she has raised over $280,000 for the department and has been awarded a prestigious educational partnership which garnered another $500, 000.
Professor Arnett is the founder of “Trends and Tours”, a New York fashion excursion for art and fashion students. She is also the creator of the very first HBCU Art and Fashion Week established in 2016.
She and her husband - author, actor, director, and producer Camy "Cameron" Arnett are the co-founders of the Atlanta based Camy Arnett Production Studios (CAPS) and the nonprofit Saving Destinies. They are the executive producers of the feature film Mattie: The Discovery and producers of the films Hosea: An Undying Love and Destined to Love You. BJ is also an associate producer of film The Challenger Disaster.
Together, the Arnetts have launched Proverbs 31 Management where she has the esteemed honor of managing producer, director, actor Cameron Arnett.
More recently, Mrs. Arnett played the social worker Kerry Murry in the film Tulsa, which became the second highest grossing self-distributed film. She also plays Judge Janeeva Reed in Make It Clear Studio’s film Trafficked and Joann in the Kendrick Brothers' Courageous Legacy.
Past film credits include Made in Heaven and Marc Pease Experience as well as Adrenaline and Grantham Rose, in which BJ plays the daughter of Marla Gibbs (Rose). She and Cameron were associate producers on Adrenaline.
She currently hosts and co-produces the award winning talk show BJA Today, a CAPS original. She is also the host of WATC TV 57’s This Day with BJ Arnett. Mrs. Arnett also sits on the Program Engagement Committee for the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, the largest film festival in the country.