About Us

2017-2018 NCSMAA Officers

Jan Reid, Cape Fear Academy

Immediate Past President
Candace Brandt, Providence High

Geoff Belcher, Wake Forest High

Steve Hanf, First Flight High

VP Newspaper
Neal Morgan, Northwood High

VP Visual Communication
Mark Harrison, T.C. Roberson High

VP Yearbook

Lisa Stroud, Christ Covenant School

VP Electronic Communication
Jeannette Neyman, West Johnston High

VP Literary Magazine
Marva Hutchinson, Providence Senior High

Southwest Representative
Mark Harrison, T.C. Roberson High

North-Central Piedmont Representative
Brandy Caton, Hickory Grove High

South-Central Piedmont Representative

David Jackson, William A. Hough High

Northeast Piedmont Representative
Brian Christopher, Riverside High

Northwest Representative
Waverly Lynch, West Forsyth High

Southeast Piedmont Representative
Disa Javon Stephenson, Fayetteville Christian School

Northeast Representative
Brenda Jones, Currituck County High

Southeast Representative
Anna Barefoot, West Brunswick High

Education Task Force Chair
Bill Allen, East Mecklenburg High

Task Force Members
Jennifer Chaffman, Community School of Davidson
Pamela Mann, Providence High
Janet Cooke, Clayton 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 Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

To learn more about the history of NCSMA, visit our commemorative 75th anniversary website here:

Mailing Address:
North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
School of Media and Journalism
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

E-mail Address:
NCSMA office: ncsma@unc.edu

2017-2018 NCSMA Student Officers:

Michelle Kurilla, Fayetteville Christian

VP for Newspaper
Chloe Futrell, First Flight High

VP for Yearbook
Leighann Vinesett, Hickory Grove Christian

VP for Literary Magazine
Emma Carter, Providence High

VP for Electronic Communication and Online
Hannah Creech, West Johnston High

VP for Visual Communication
Anna Blount, Clinton High