millett CEO and Chairman of the GI Film Festival

Fmr. Dir. of Communications for Judicial Watch

Media & Public Relations Expert

Communications Professional


Brandon Millett is the co-founder of the GI Film Festival, a national non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the U.S. Military. In recognition for his work fostering a positive public image for American GIs in the media, Mr. Millett is the co-recipient (with his wife and festival co-founder Laura) of the 2010 American Legion National Commander’s Public Relations Award previously presented to the late Tim Russert, Tom Brokaw, Lou Dobbs and the late Jack Valenti, to name a few. 


Millett is a communications professional with 18 years of experience in media relations and communications, including media strategy, writing, editing and development.  As a communications and media professional, Mr. Millett has advised a variety of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to non-profit start-ups.  His media campaigns have earned coverage from virtually every major news outlet worldwide, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian, to name a few. 


His work has appeared in numerous top publications, including The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the Baltimore Sun.  As a spokesperson, he has conducted hundreds of interviews on national radio and television programs from Dennis Miller to NPR’s “To the Point” to Fox News Live with Shepherd Smith. 


With respect to fundraising, Mr. Millett’s publications have raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations and currently average 60% above the national average response rate for direct mail.  Mr. Millett previously served as a senior director of Judicial Watch, the nation’s largest government watchdog organization, and as a director for The Leadership Institute, an organization that trains young people how to succeed in politics and the media.  Mr. Millett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Political Psychology.