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North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) is a statewide organization and an arm of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that:

  • Promotes excellence in scholastic journalism through education of its members.
  • Invites students and advisers to attend the N.C. Scholastic Media Summer Institute and any of six co-hosted fall regional workshops.
  • Encourages respect for freedom of the press.
  • Promotes professional growth of journalism teachers and advisers.
  • Speaks for scholastic media in matters that affect journalism education in North Carolina.
  • Serves scholastic journalism and works for its advancement.

As a member of the NCSMA Advisers Association, you will receive

  • Publication and online news critique
  • Yearly contests for individuals and media
  • Two issues of the Scoop Update
  • Access to the Book of Firsts

Payment is $25 for membership to NCSMAA, $65 for membership to JEA, and a $90 combined membership. Enclose attached form and check payable to NCSMA at School of Media and Journalism to:

North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
UNC-Chapel Hill CB #3365
284 Carroll Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3365