Shari Bernson


Director of Development/On-Air Spokesperson

what Shari does at PBS12

Raising over $27 million dollars for public television, Shari’s work has defined production and strategic programming niches while building cross-promotional partnerships that have identified audiences and created new revenue streams. She oversees all membership, pledge, major gift and planned giving operations.

about Shari

Shari has worked in fundraising and non-profit media for over 20 years with a background in TV Production. She is a creative and strategist who develops and adapts content and storytelling for multi- channel distribution that connects people to important causes and inspires them to take action. Experience includes fundraising and marketing for PBS12 Denver, Rocky Mountain PBS, and University of Denver; delivering precedent setting productions for MTV and VH-1 in New York; expanding production and international exposure for Human Rights Concerts in Paris, France; and production, hosting and marketing for the alternative music video series, TELETUNES. Shari also works as an independent consultant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of Colorado, Boulder.

contact Shari

You can contact Shari at 303.296.1212 or by email at

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