Board

MEETING DATES 2016-2017
Sept. 13 | Oct. 11 | Nov. 15 | Jan. 10 | March 14 | April 11
All meetings are at 7 p.m. in 356 Witherspoon (African-American Cultural Center)

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 2016 election results, one student representative was elected; the remaining two representatives will be appointed by the student body president. 

  • Kevin Kwong, graduate student, accounting (elected for 2016-2017)
  • VACANT
  • VACANT

Appointed student representatives (3, voting)

  • Jacqueline Gonzalez, junior, political science (American politics) major, journalism minor (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
  • Meghan Glova, junior, communication media major (College of Humanities and Social Sciences appointee)
  • Mimi McCarthy, senior, management (Poole College of Management appointee)

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

  • Josh Hyatt is a general assignment content producer for the North State Journal, North Carolina’s only statewide newspaper, where he reports on a wide variety of topics for the startup organization’s news, sports and features sections. Prior to joining NSJ, Josh worked as a staff writer for Cherokee Media Group, based in Cary, where he created and edited content for all of the group’s national and international automotive business trade publications, including Auto Remarketing, Auto Remarketing Canada, SubPrime Auto Finance News and BHPH Report. He also taught a sports media writing class at his high school alma mater, Franklin Academy, in Wake Forest. While earning his undergraduate degree in psychology and minoring in journalism at NCSU, Josh worked in several positions in Student Media, including one year as a sports writer and another as the sports editor of Technician while also contributing content to both Agromeck and Windhover. Josh’s college work was featured in The Huffington Post and he freelanced for The News & Observer during his college days.
  • VACANT
  • 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)

Ex-officio (3, non-voting)