Sandra Varner

Sandra Varner established Varner PR Agency in 1991, to develop and implement community, media and public relations objectives for businesses and organizations. Varner has invaluable experience in newspaper, radio, television, travel, tourism, sports, cultural and performing arts, political, faith-based, healthcare and private sector initiatives. In 2008, Varner established Talk2SV, a broadcast and digital platform to address and fill an important gap in the Bay Area’s TV and digital programming environments for local, small businesses. Nationally and internationally, Varner has coordinated substantial media relations campaigns, as well, engaged hundreds of top celebrities, clergy, newsmakers, elected officials, athletes, corporate executives and community leaders in dynamic conversations about their career endeavors.

Collectively, Varner has over 20 contiguous years of dedicated pursuit, illuminating causes that affect underserved and vulnerable populations along with elevating the visibility of nonprofit organizations. The unique combination of an accomplished Public Relations background and an esteemed journalism track record, Varner PR Agency and Talk2SV are recognized entities with specialized proficiencies. Varner is a graduate of Southern University (Baton Rouge, LA), a registered Small Local Enterprise Business with Alameda County, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Bay Area Business Roundtable, Women Film Critics Circle and the Center of Hope Community Church in Oakland, CA.

Location: Oakland, CA

Industry: Public Relations