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About Colorado Experience

Rocky Mountain PBS’ original, award-winning history series Colorado Experience explores the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado. Now in its 7th season, Colorado Experience airs Thursdays at 7:30pm on Rocky Mountain PBS.

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Meet the Colorado Experience Crew

Julie Speer Jackson: Creator / Executive Producer

An Emmy award-winning writer/producer/director/editor, Julie has been creating digital film and video productions for nearly 20 years. She has produced and directed thousands of documentaries on topics across the US and abroad, and created several Emmy-winning shows. Julie is a fourth-generation Coloradan and is the Vice President of Culture Content at RMPBS.

Carol L. Fleisher: Senior / Regional Producer - Durango

Carol L. Fleisher has spent the last forty years making documentaries for television. She has produced for every major broadcast and cable network including PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, and NBC. As a new member of the Colorado Experience team, Carol hopes to use her documentary skills and passion for storytelling to preserve and celebrate Colorado’s rich history.

Eric Hernandez: Producer / Director / Dir. of Photography

Eric is a sixth-generation Coloradan and a passionate storyteller. After graduating from Elon University with a BFA in Cinema, Eric was selected to write/direct a 30 second commercial for Coca-Cola. His passion for storytelling began when he was nine-years-old and continues to grow today. Eric enjoys writing/directing and has experience creating both narrative and commercial work.

Clarissa Guy: Producer

A fifth-generation Coloradan, Clarissa has been involved with Colorado Experience since 2017 and loves telling stories of her state’s history. With a BA in biology and a passion for art and history, she has continuously pursued storytelling through her integrated background in science and filmmaking. On top of producing, Clarissa focuses on research and asset acquisition for the series.

Kate Perdoni: Regional Producer – Colorado Springs

Kate Perdoni is a Producer/Director with Rocky Mountain PBS. She is a mother, writer, freelance journalist, and musician, singing and playing guitar in the rock band Spirettes. Kate has served the Pikes Peak community in a variety of volunteer capacities, including as Executive Director of the Pikes Peak Arts Council and Chair of the City of Colorado Springs Public Art Commission.

Dan Garrison: Producer / Correspondent In-Residence

Dan Garrison is the Producer/Correspondent In-Residence for Rocky Mountain PBS at Colorado Mesa University. He studied Speech at Northwestern University and Public Communications at Syracuse University. He has created documentaries on Western Water Issues, Cold War Atomic Testing, and the preservation of endangered species in places like Tanzania and Yellowstone National Park.

Scott Jones: Regional Producer – Pueblo

Scott Jones has been with KTSC-TV in Pueblo since 1984 and joined the RMPBS team in 2000. Scott started his television career as a Master Control Operator. He eventually moved on to the Production Department becoming a Producer/Director. Scott has edited a number of interstitial and underwriting spots as well as a working on a number of segments of "Spirit of Colorado" and "LifeWise."