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Sandra Varner Varner PR

"My imprint is widely known."

Since 1991, Sandra Varner has led Varner PR, an award-winning communications entity, specializing in media relations and community engagement for a range of clients. She's an acclaimed and professional communicator and designer of effective media strategies from concept to completion.

Varner PR has solid relationships with decision influencers, academics, creatives, executives and civic leaders.  The Varner PR portfolio includes clients from the private sector, public agencies, cultural arts, entertainment, professional sports, faith-based, healthcare, and government affairs. Varner PR has coordinated substantial media campaigns on four continents.

Nationally, Sandra has coordinated major press events for both the NBA and the NFL.  She also facilitates professional development workshops at National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conventions.


Locally, she secured and managed media coverage for the $1million COVID-19 Resiliency Relief Business Grants Program, an award-winning initiative of the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC).

  •  2021 Powerful Women of The Bay, Dr. C. Diane Howell Entrepreneur Award

  • Graduate of Southern University Baton Rouge (LA) campus

  • Member  Center of Hope Community Church (Oakland)

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority INC

  • Bay Area Business Roundtable

  • Girl Scouts NorCal Board Advisory Committee

  • Black Female Project Advisory Committee

  • Café Mocha Radio Editorial Board

  • Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce

  • Executive Producer of the award winning short film BLUE EYE SHADOW

  • Women Film Critics Circle 

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