Board

MEETING DATES 2018-2019
Sept. 11 | Oct. 9 | Nov. 13 | Jan. 8 | March 19 | April 9
All meetings are at 7 p.m. September and October meetings locations are 3223 Talley Student Union. March meeting location is 201 Witherspoon Student Center. All Other meetings to be held in 3222 Talley Student Union.

In accordance with the Student Media Constitution, representation of the Student Media Board of Directors shall be:

  1. Three student body representatives elected at-large in a student body election;
  2. Three student college representatives, appointed by the dean of the college, as apportioned to the colleges in the Media policies;
  3. Two faculty representatives, serving on staggered two-year terms, as apportioned to the colleges in the Media policies;
  4. Three individuals not under the employ of the University providing expertise on media management qualified and selected as provided by the Media policies;
  5. One representative from each media outlet chosen as provided by the Media policies, non-voting;
  6. The president of the Student Body, ex-officio, non-voting;
  7. 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 2018 election results, one student representative was elected; the remaining two representatives appointed by the student body president. 

Appointed student representatives (3, voting)

  • Lilly Neal, junior, political science (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
  • Arianna Hinton, sophomore, public relations (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
  • VACANT (Poole College of Management appointee)

Professional (3, voting) and academic representatives (2, voting)

  • Josh Hyatt is currently Financial Services Officer at the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union. Josh previously served as Technician’s sports editor and writer while pursuing his degree in psychology and journalism (minor) at NCSU (class of 2012.) During and after college, Josh wrote for various publications including The News & ObserverNorth State JournalAuto RemarketingAuto Remarketing CanadaSubPrime Auto Finance News and BHPH Report.
  • Tyler Dukes is an investigative reporter on the state politics team at WRAL News in Raleigh, N.C., where he specializes in data and public records. In 2017, he completed a fellowship at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University and currently teaches at Duke University's DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy. Prior to joining WRAL, he worked as managing editor for Duke University’s Reporters’ Lab, a project to reduce the costs of investigative journalism. He is a former freelance reporter and adviser to N.C. State University's daily student newspaper, the Technician.
  • 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.
  • Tania Allen 

Student Media leaders (5, non-voting)

Ex-officio (3, non-voting)