About Us

2013-2014 NCSMAA Officers

Janet Cooke, Clayton High

Immediate Past President
Helen Velk, Ravenscroft School

Disa Perry, Fayetteville Christian

Brandy Caton, Hickory Grove Christian School

VP Newspaper
Brenda Gorsuch, West Henderson High

VP Visual Communication
Adrienne Hollifield, C.D. Owen High

VP Yearbook

Erin Sharpe, Gaston Day

VP Electronic Communication
Lori Mahaley, Franklin Academy

VP Literary Magazine
Marva Hutchinson, Providence High

Southwest Representative
Mark Harrison, T.C. Roberson High

North-Central Piedmont Representative
Beth Lail, Statesville High

South-Central Piedmont Representative

Bill Allen, East Mecklenburg High

Northeast Piedmont Representative
Geoff Belcher, Wake Forest-Rolesville High

Southeast Piedmont Representative
Susan Hudgins, Terry Sanford High

Northeast Representative
Robin Sawyer, First Flight High

Southeast Representative

President, Education Task Force 
Candace Brandt, Providence High

Task Force Members
Lindsey Elkins, Providence High
Neal Morgan, Northwood High
Jan Reid, Cape Fear Academy
Sharon Lineberry, Enloe High
Jeanette Neyman, West Johnston High
Jen Chaffman, Community School of Davidson
Lisa Stroud, Christ Covenant School
Dylan Phillips, Gaston Day School
Savannah Sharp, Kinston High
Steve Hanf, R.J. Reynolds High
June Ashby, Robert B. Glenn High

NCSMA Director
Monica Hill

NCSMA is a statewide organization that promotes excellence in scholastic journalism and encourages respect for freedom of the press.

NCSMA also promotes professional growth of journalism advisers and speaks for scholastic media in matters of curriculum and instruction that affect journalism education in North Carolina.

NCSMA serves scholastic journalism and works for its advancement. It is an arm of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mailing Address:
North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
284 Carroll Hall, CB# 3365
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone: (919) 962-4639
Toll Free: (888) JMC-NCSM or (888) 562-6276
Fax: (919) 962-0620

E-mail Address:
NCSMA office:

2013-2014 NCSMA Student Officers:

Erin Murray, Clayton High

VP for Newspaper
Murphy Grant, First Flight High

VP for Yearbook
Antoinette “Toni” Milligan, Fayetteville Christian

VP for Literary Magazine
Mimi Brown, Providence High

VP for Electronic Communication and Online
Marie Muir, Riverside High

VP for Visual Communication
Tyler Hardin, Weaver Academy