About Us

2018-2019 NCSMAA Officers

Geoff Belcher of Wake Forest High

Immediate Past President
Jan Reid of Cape Fear

Steve Hanf, First Flight High

Lisa Stroud, Christ Covenant School

VP Newspaper
Bryan Christopher, Riverside High

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

VP Yearbook

Pamela Mann, Providence Senior High

VP Electronic Communication
Brandy Caton, Hickory Grove Christian

VP Literary Magazine
Marva Hutchinson, Providence Senior High

Southwest Representative
Lia Smith, Highlands School of Technology

North-Central Piedmont Representative
Karen Fletcher, West Forsyth High

South-Central Piedmont Representative

Bill Allen, East Mecklenburg High

Northeast Piedmont Representative
Neal Morgan, Northwood High

Northwest Representative
Jason Livingston, West Henderson High

Southeast Piedmont Representative
Janet Cooke, Clayton High

Northeast Representative
Brenda Jones, Currituck County High

Southeast Representative
Anna Barefoot, West Brunswick High

Education Task Force Chair
David Jackson, Hough High

Task Force Members
Jennifer Dixon, Carmel Christian
Sabrina Martiello Fourre, Kinston 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

2018-2019 NCSMA Student Officers:

Casey Medlin, Cape Fear Academy

VP for Newspaper
Kayla Jystad, T.C. Roberson High

VP for Yearbook
Katherine Pauley, Fayetteville Christian School

VP for Literary Magazine
Gayatri Chopra, Providence Senior High

VP for Electronic Communication and Online
Maci Clark, West Henderson High

VP for Visual Communication
Emmy Trivette, First Flight High