PASTOR BJ "FREEDOM" ARNETT
Radio and Television Host
Wife and Mother
BJ Arnett is the wife to BYOBB Media CEO, Camy Arnett. She admires his qualities of extraordinary strength, astuteness and compassion. She believes in the company mission to provide a biblical standard of Christian programming and works fiercely in it.
Pastor BJ Arnett is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and a graduate of The Atlanta School of Fashion Design. She has an Associate of Arts Degree and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Design from The American College for the Applied Arts (currently known as American Inter-Continental University in Atlanta, Georgia). As a teacher, Mrs. Arnett has taught fashion merchandising and video production at the Art Institute of Atlanta and was the Director of Fashion Modeling at Bauder College. Since 1977, she has owned and operated StyleTech, a fashion production company.
BJ Arnett has also won the title of Miss Georgia World, Miss Buckhead, and The Atlanta Dogwood Festival Queen in 1975, for which she was the first African-American woman to be crowned.
After a successful career as a fashion coordinator for Sears and functioning as a spokesperson and model for several companies, BJ forged ahead redefining herself and her marketplace. Her fresh new look included a company name change and a strong television presence. With a captivating hold on the entertainment industry, she continued gathering a long list of "firsts" including being the first African-American woman video jock in the country.
With her warm personal style BJ hosted Soul of Atlanta and Beat of the City. She interviewed the likes of Lena Horne, The Judds, Danny Glover, Marie Osmond, Patti Labelle, Mrs. Rosalyn Carter and many more. She has hosted NBC’s Peachtree Morning and was frequently featured on the Roseanne Show on CBS. She has also hosted and produced several television programs including Georgia Public Television’s Primetime and Employment Line, as well as TV69’s Community. She was lifestyle reporter for Noonday and Camera-11 on WXIA’s 11 Alive. She has also appeared in numerous commercials and made-for-TV movies as well as "BJ and Friends”, an NBC 11-Alive special.
Previously co-hosted on WNIV’s 970 am Morning Show and WAEC 860 am Kingdom Quarter, along with her husband, Apostle Camy Arnett. Now Camy & BJ Arnett can be seen on Atlanta Live. Among their many shared duties, formerly Executive and Fashion Editors of Atlanta Goodlife Magazine. She was also the co-host of the “Larry Young Morning Show” on WIGO The Light.
Along with owning various companies, the Arnetts are also the Founders of their own television ministry program, "BYOBB™"- Bring your own Bible Baby!
BJ Arnett received Christ as Lord and Savior in 1980 at Hillside Presbyterian Church in Decatur, GA. She is a is doing exactly what God has shown her to do: living out God's order and love daily both in and outside of the marketplace. Along with being a spokesperson for JC Penney for over 27 years, BJ Arnett has been a motivational speaker to corporate leaders and families.