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.


Check out the most recent edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features my conversations with Fix My Life star Iyanla Vanzant, WCLK's Jamal Ahmad and Keisha Jackson remember Betty Wright, Andre Harrell and Little Richard and Atlanta theater leaders Jamil Jude and Thomas W. Jones are here as part of my The Show Must Go On: Entertainment and COVID-19 series. 

WCLK's UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry presents a new weekly segment addressing the arts and entertainment community's response to the Corona Virus. 


Check out this weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features interviews with singer and actress Chandra Currelley plus music stars Keisha Jackson, Algebra, Anthony David, and Lil John Roberts weigh in on COVID-19 and its impact on the music industry. 


While the nation is staying safer at home together, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) announced this week that beginning May 16, Saturday nights become Sisterhood Saturday Nights with the launch of two new limited unscripted series joining the network's popular lineup, each filmed virtually. 


OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has released the season five trailer for its hit drama series Greenleaf.

In this final season, premiering in June 2020, the Greenleafs attempt to maintain a united front in the face of losing their church to Bob Whitmore and Harmony and Hope Ministries, but secrets past and present create what could be fatal fractures in the family’s fragile foundation.