MEETING DATES 2015-2016
Sept. 8 | Oct. 13 | Nov. 10 | Jan. 12 | Feb. 9 | March 1 | April 12
All meetings are at 7 p.m. in Witherspoon 356 except the April meeting, with that location tbd.
In accordance with the Student Media Constitution, representation of the Student Media Board of Directors shall be:
- Three student body representatives elected at-large in a student body election;
- Three student college representatives, appointed by the dean of the college, as apportioned to the colleges in the Media policies;
- Two faculty representatives, serving on staggered two-year terms, as apportioned to the colleges in the Media policies;
- Three individuals not under the employ of the University providing expertise on media management qualified and selected as provided by the Media policies;
- One representative from each media outlet chosen as provided by the Media policies, non-voting;
- The president of the Student Body, ex-officio, non-voting;
- The senior-most professional employee of the Student Media, ex-officio, non-voting.
Elected student members shall not be members of the Student Senate, of a Student Body Medium or any other campus-wide advisory or governance body as defined in the Documents of Policy.
At-large student body representatives (3, voting)
As per the spring 2015 election results, no students were elected.
- Maddie Lassiter, senior, biological sciences (appointed by student body president)
- Mark Foley, senior, electrical engineering (appointed by student body president)
- Brandon Tung, junior, nuclear engineering (appointed by student body president)
Appointed student representatives (3, voting)
- Sarah Bowman, senior, communication (public relations) (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
- Tomesha Murray, senior, psychology (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
- Mimi McCarthy, senior, management (Poole College of Management appointee)
Professional (3, voting) and academic representatives (2, voting)
- Tyler Dukes is an investigative reporter on the state politics team at WRAL News in Raleigh, where he specializes in data and public records. Prior to joining WRAL, he worked as managing editor for Duke University's Reporters' Lab, a project aimed at reducing the costs of investigative reporting. He's taught news writing courses at UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism, freelanced for The News & Observer, trained student reporters as an adviser for NC State Student Media and worked as a Web editor for a local cable news channel. He holds a bachelor of science in science, technology and society from N.C. State University, where he spent five years working in various positions at the Technician, including news editor, science & tech editor and editor in chief.
- Matthew Donegan is a 25 year broadcasting veteran who has had stops in Boston, Providence, Norfolk, Hartford, and Indianapolis. Donegan has been with Raleigh’s Capitol Broadcasting since 2002, where he serves as general sales manager of FOX 50. Donegan is a Goodmon Fellow and a 2013 graduate of Leadership Triangle. Donegan also received a scholarship to the NAB’s Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program in Washington, DC and graduated from this selective diversity based executive program in 2008. He is a member of the Fox Sales Advisory board. A 1984 graduate of Denison University in Granville Ohio, Donegan lives in Cary with his wife Robin and two musical sons Connor and Dylan.
- Robbie Williams is a sales consultant for Schneider Electric Buildings Business where he is tasked with starting, maintaining, and strategically growing the professional services sales efforts in the Southeast. Primary opportunities include multi-million dollar energy renovation projects to public buildings. He has also served as a governmental advisor in energy, finance, and building construction issues across the Carolinas. While earning his undergraduate degree in business management at N.C. State, Robbie worked as a Student Media advertising representative and the Student Media business manager.
- Dean Phillips is a lecturer in the N.C. State Department of Communications where he teaches courses in public speaking, public relations, media, persuasion, newsroom ethics and broadcast performance. He has worked as a senior consultant for public relations firm where he performed a variety of public relations and media relations functions for political candidates, corporations, nonprofits and trade associations. He is president of deanWORKS, a production company which specializes in the making of television campaign and corporate image ads. He is a former vice president of Carolina Broadcasting and a former television news anchor, managing editor, news director and investigative reporter.
- Marc Russo is an Assistant Professor of Art+Design at North Carolina State University’s College of Design. Professor Russo has a BS and a MEd from Rutgers University and a Master of Art+Design with a concentration in Animation and New Media from NC State. For over a decade, he has worked as a production artist and a freelance designer throughout the Triangle. The projects range from print collateral and art direction to interactive training websites and animation. As an independent artist and animator, his animations have been selected by international film festivals and have won several awards, including “Excellence in Animation” from the Carrboro Film Festival and the “Experimental Film Award” from the Indie Grits Film Festival. Professor Russo’s research projects range from short films to educational games funded by the National Science Foundation. Even though these project span a broad range of design, the story, the construction of story, and its importance to engagement and immersion is a common thread that is used to connect them all.
Student Media leaders (5, non-voting)
- Molly Donovan, editor, Agromeck
- Chris Hart-Williams, editor, Nubian Message
- Kaitlin Montgomery, editor, Technician
- Kaanchee Gandhi, editor, Windhover
- Matt Brown, general manager, WKNC
Ex-officio (3, non-voting)