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About Ashley Bernardi

Veteran network news booker and producer

Media Trainer 

Media Strategist

Award-Winner Author


Life Designer®


Ashley Bernardi

Veteran news booker and producer

Ashley Bernardi is founder of Nardi Media LLC, which quickly became a leading boutique media relations agency with an expertise in broadcast, print, and online press. With a strategic focus to media relations, media training, and book launches, Ashley never misses an opportunity to develop relationships with reporters and producers, proactively generate media coverage and integrate her clients into the news of the day.  

Ashley has over a decade of booking and producing experience in national television broadcasting. More important than her lengthy list of accolades – including her tenure as a top booker at national news networks like Bloomberg and CBS News and booking producer for The Washington Post – is her passion for publicity. Her deep expertise extends to radio and television satellite media tours, booking guests for breaking news, media strategy and managing production logistics for live shots, television shoots, and more.

Ashley has helped clients grow from zero exposure to household names on the New York Times Bestsellers list, working with luminaries such as Mel Robbins, Dr. Emma Seppala, Dr. Susan Pierce Thompson, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Jamie Metzl, and hundreds more. Additionally, she has helped heads of state, lawmakers, celebrities, best-selling authors, non-profit organizations and national brands increase their exposure, credibility and awareness through strategic media placements, which include placing clients in top-tier publications and media outlets such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, TODAY, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NPR, Fortune, Business Insider, USA TODAY, PEOPLE, TIME, CNBC, Bloomberg, Women’s World, Family Circle, FIRST For Women, and hundreds more media outlets.

She is a sought-after speaker and regularly featured expert in the media, including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Business Insider, ABC, NBC, and FOX  in Washington, D.C.In addition to her work in the media, Ashley is also a certified Life Designer life coach, and earned her certificate in the Science of Well Being from Yale University. She is author of the award winning book Authentic Power: Give Yourself Permission to Feel.

She is a wife and mother to three girls and resides in Northern Virginia.