Julie L. Harkness

Julie Harkness Arnold is from Indianapolis, Indiana and is known for being a former Radio City Rockette and currently an On Air Reporter for “Made in Hollywood”. Her rich background as a professional and classically trained dancer showcases stints with Walt Disney Productions, and the Broadway productions of “The Will Rogers Follies” and “Hello Dolly”. Jules also kicked it up as a “New York City Rockette” when she became one of the 1st African American women to dance on line at Radio City Music hall. Julie served as a Radio City Rockette for 10 years and traveled across the country as their top spokesperson making numerous appearances including The Today Show, CNN, and Bravo. Julie cherished her time as a role model teaching Rockette Master Classes to young inspiring dancers across the country. Julie credits extend to the world of Television and Film where she has over 35 national commercial appearances and film roles that include, Tom Hanks’, “That Thing You Do” and Tim Robbins’ “Bob Roberts”. Julie also shined on stage as a dancer/singer touring with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Refer Band. Julie was a writer for the national publication “Dance Spirit” magazine and also was honored to be a judge for over fifteen years for the National Dance Championships of “Showstoppers”. Soon Julie was called to step back in front of the camera to host as an on air entertainment reporter for the nationally syndicated show, “Made in Hollywood”. “Made in Hollywood” is in over 107 million homes weekly. They are also in an exclusive partnership with MovieTickets.com where 15 million people also can see Julie’s segments while buying their movie tickets online. Julie has interviewed countless of Celebrities such as Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Cameron Diaz, Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway ,Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Emma Stone, Matthew McConaughey, and Halle Berry. Furthermore, Julie broadcasts as an Entertainment Correspondent to “KCAL 9 News”, has been a guest host for AMC Indie Films Spotlight, and a guest on VH1’s Rock of Ages. Julie is a Magna Cum laude graduate from Point Park University. She resides in Los Angeles, California. She is married to Comedian and Television Writer, David A Arnold and together they have two daughters.

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