About Us

2014-2015 NCSMAA Officers

Disa Perry, Fayetteville Christian

Immediate Past President
Janet Cooke, Clayton High

Candace Brandt, Providence High

Erin Sharpe, Gaston Day

VP Newspaper
Brenda Gorsuch, West Henderson High

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

VP Yearbook

Traci Latta, Northwest Guilford High

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

David Jackson, Hough High

Northeast Piedmont Representative
Kim Carpenter, Madison High

Northwest Piedmont Representative
Neal Morgan, Northwood High

Southwest Piedmont Representative
Janet Cooke, Clayton High

Northeast Representative
Robin Sawyer, First Flight High

Southeast Representative
Lisa Stroud, Christ Covenant School

President, Education Task Force 
Candace Brandt, Providence High

Task Force Chair
Steve Hanf, R.J. Reynolds High

Task Force Members
Jan Reid, Cape Fear Academy
Sharon Lineberry, Enloe High
Jeanette Neyman, West Johnston High
June Ashby, Robert B. Glenn High
Bill Allen, East Mecklenburg High
Brandy Canton, Hickory Grove Christian

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:

2014-2015 NCSMA Student Officers:

Julia Andrews, Cape Fear Academy

VP for Newspaper
Olivia Biro, Clayton High

VP for Yearbook
Haley Staton, West Henderson High

VP for Literary Magazine
Clarissa Rainear, Providence High

VP for Electronic Communication and Online
Rose Jackson, Hough High

VP for Visual Communication
Elizabeth McBride, T.C. Roberson High