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UPFRONT featuring Leroy Campbell, Jiréh Breon Holder and Jocko Sims

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Ray Cornelius
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Ray Cornelius with NBC's New Amsterdam's Jocko Sims and Jiréh Breon Holder "

Check out a recent edition of UPFRONT featuring artist Leroy Campbell, actor Jocko Sims and script writer Jiréh Breon Holder.

Leroy Campbell stopped by the show to chat about his new Leroy Campbell Studios in Airport City. For over three decades, he has created work featuring an eclectic mix of history, nostalgic themes and afro-centric periodicals while showcasing images of black heritage, culture and relationships. His vibrant and colorful paintings are owned by some of the biggest names in entertainment including Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Joyner, Terry McMillan and the estate of the late Dr. Maya Angelou. 

UPFRONT also caught up with actor Jocko Sims and story editor Jiréh Breon Holder from NBC’s New Amsterdam. They were in Atlanta talking to press about  some recent episodes that addressed health disparities, faith and family in the African American community. 

UPFRONT airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and is hosted by yours truly 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.