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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 8th season, Colorado Experience airs Thursdays at 7pm & 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.

Alexis Kikoen: Arts Producer

Alexis is an award-winning video producer with a complete, unfailing passion for storytelling through media. By choosing this path she has been afforded the opportunity to meet incredibly inspiring people and bring their stories and experiences to life. She treasures each fresh perspective and wants nothing more than to share these stories with the world.

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