Join us for #NCSMI18


If advisers or staffs have any questions about the new contest entry process, we will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 26 and 30. Feel free to contact us at or by phone at 919-962-4639.

We invite you to attend our annual Summer Institute as we explore the theme of Generation Truth and work to inspire the next generation of storytellers.
The Summer Institute offers a variety of events and opportunities, such as:
  • Courses in design, literary magazine, news, online news, photojournalism, broadcast news and yearbook.
  • Networking opportunities with student media across the state.
  • Immersive classes in UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism.
  • An awards brunch celebrating the best in N.C. student journalism.

For more details see the Spring 2018 edition of our quarterly newsletter, The Scoop.

$200 earlybird registration must be received by 5 p.m. May 1.
$250 registration must be received by 5 p.m. May 15.
$300 late registration must be received by 5 p.m. May 30.

Honors Journalism course materials

Thinking of developing an honors journalism course? Take advantage of North Carolina curricular materials collected for you here.


Advanced standards and scholastic journalism

N.C. Scholastic Media Advisers Association members have prepared this presentation illustrating how easily advanced standards may be applied to high school journalism classes.