Jennifer Brett

Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is a North Carolina native and graduate of the University of North Carolina. She and her husband live in Cobb County.

Latest from Jennifer Brett

People are talking about Fergie’s National Anthem performance
 What. Was. This. Fergie took center court to perform the Star Spangled Banner ahead of the 2018 NBA All-Star game and rendered the National Anthem
            nearly unrecognizable. (Scroll down for the video). Instead of the usual patriotic vibe, the anthem sounded like something a jazz quartet would play at a lounge. People have
      ...

Posted: 7 hours ago

What. Was. This. Fergie took center court to perform the Star Spangled Banner ahead of the 2018 NBA All-Star game and rendered the National Anthem nearly unrecognizable. (Scroll down for the video). Instead of the usual patriotic vibe, the anthem sounded like something a jazz quartet would play at a lounge. People have ...
Marvel’s “Black Panther,” filmed in Atlanta, opens today
 Welcome to Wakanda. After generating enormous buzz, celebrity-packed early screenings and universal early praise, the Atlanta-filmed Marvel blockbuster
            “Black Panther” is in theaters everywhere today. FULL COVERAGE: myAJC: “
            
               “Black Panther” brings unexpected boost to makers...

Posted: 3 days ago

Welcome to Wakanda. After generating enormous buzz, celebrity-packed early screenings and universal early praise, the Atlanta-filmed Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther” is in theaters everywhere today. FULL COVERAGE: myAJC: “ “Black Panther” brings unexpected boost to makers...
Marvel director owns and shoots guns, calls for reform
 Director 
            James Gunn owns guns for safety and sporting purposes, but is among the many prominent voices demanding reform following Wednesday’s
            mass shooting at a Florida high school. “I, like many Americans, enjoy guns for sporting purposes and feel safer having one in my home to protect myself and my family...

Posted: 4 days ago

Director James Gunn owns guns for safety and sporting purposes, but is among the many prominent voices demanding reform following Wednesday’s mass shooting at a Florida high school. “I, like many Americans, enjoy guns for sporting purposes and feel safer having one in my home to protect myself and my family...
A Florida shooting victim has Marietta ties
 One of the victims of the Wednesday shooting spree at a Florida high school has Marietta ties, and the community is rallying
            to her aid. An 
            online fundraiser has netted nearly $5,000 for 
            Maddy Wilford. “I have to thank my Lord and Savior for sparring my daughter’s life today,” her mother...

Posted: 4 days ago

One of the victims of the Wednesday shooting spree at a Florida high school has Marietta ties, and the community is rallying to her aid. An online fundraiser has netted nearly $5,000 for Maddy Wilford. “I have to thank my Lord and Savior for sparring my daughter’s life today,” her mother...
Katherine Johnson: The ‘hidden figure’ key to NASA’s early missions
 During the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Taraji P. Henson, stars of the Oscar-nominated, Atlanta-filmed “Hidden Figures,” took the stage to announce the nominees for best documentary. With them was a star beyond compare: Katherine Johnson, portrayed by Henson in the film about African-American...

Posted: 5 days ago

During the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Taraji P. Henson, stars of the Oscar-nominated, Atlanta-filmed “Hidden Figures,” took the stage to announce the nominees for best documentary. With them was a star beyond compare: Katherine Johnson, portrayed by Henson in the film about African-American...
Apply now to volunteer at next year’s Super Bowl in Atlanta
 The Super Bowl comes back to Atlanta next year and organizers will needs lots of hands on deck. Civic-minded sports fans can apply now to secure a volunteer spot. Note: this does not in any way guarantee you’ll be watching
            the game or taking selfies with whoever the halftime show headliner is. MORE:
            
       ...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Super Bowl comes back to Atlanta next year and organizers will needs lots of hands on deck. Civic-minded sports fans can apply now to secure a volunteer spot. Note: this does not in any way guarantee you’ll be watching the game or taking selfies with whoever the halftime show headliner is. MORE: ...
Jennifer Garner turns heads while selling Girl Scout cookies
 Jennifer Garner, who appears in the upcoming Atlanta-filmed “Love, Simon,” posted a cute photo of a guy who took notice of her Girl Scout
            cookie enterprise outside a grocery store. Clearly, he was agape at the prospect of a Thin Mint. MORE: 
            
               Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah film in downtown...

Posted: 6 days ago

Jennifer Garner, who appears in the upcoming Atlanta-filmed “Love, Simon,” posted a cute photo of a guy who took notice of her Girl Scout cookie enterprise outside a grocery store. Clearly, he was agape at the prospect of a Thin Mint. MORE: Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah film in downtown...
VIDEO: In the studio with Frank and Wanda their first morning back
 It’s like they never left. Frank Ski and Wanda Smith were back in the studio today at V-103 and didn’t miss a beat. The place was bedazzled with feather boas, fake diamonds,
            and what seemed to be every balloon in Atlanta. myAJC: 
            
               Frank Ski on his return to V-103 Frank Ski and Dr. Patrice...

Posted: 7 days ago

It’s like they never left. Frank Ski and Wanda Smith were back in the studio today at V-103 and didn’t miss a beat. The place was bedazzled with feather boas, fake diamonds, and what seemed to be every balloon in Atlanta. myAJC: Frank Ski on his return to V-103 Frank Ski and Dr. Patrice...
Fans rally around the Buckhead restaurant Leslie Jones blasted
 In the days since Leslie Jones
            
                dined at the Atlanta Fish Market and subsequently took to social media with a slew of irate posts
            , area diners are posting encouraging messages and vowing to dine there in a show of support. In response to one such message, which its author made public and requested...

Posted: 7 days ago

In the days since Leslie Jones dined at the Atlanta Fish Market and subsequently took to social media with a slew of irate posts , area diners are posting encouraging messages and vowing to dine there in a show of support. In response to one such message, which its author made public and requested...
T.I., Walmart team up for free “Black Panther” screening
 Walmart is giving away tickets to an advance screening of “Black Panther” and 
            T.I. and other celebs will be there to host the event. The screening is set for 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Regal Hollywood Stadium 24, 3265 Northeast Expressway Access Road in Chamblee. Doors open at 5 p.m. Expect long lines to form well in advance...

Posted: 9 days ago

Walmart is giving away tickets to an advance screening of “Black Panther” and T.I. and other celebs will be there to host the event. The screening is set for 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Regal Hollywood Stadium 24, 3265 Northeast Expressway Access Road in Chamblee. Doors open at 5 p.m. Expect long lines to form well in advance...