Meet the Board

 

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President Charlotte Norsworthy, a graduate student at the University of Georgia, is an experienced journalist with a demonstrated history and interest in multimedia storytelling and giving voices to under-covered communities. She is also an academic researcher and teaching assistant within the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in which she serves as host of The Lead Podcast. She has worked at NPR, Turner, and now works alongside New York Times investigative reporter Ian Urbina as content editor. She also served as SPJ Georgia’s student representative, a role she has filled since January 2019. Last but not least, Norsworthy is a self-described dog lover and (UGA) Dawg lover.

Term: 2020. Immediate Past President 2021.

Contact: charlottefnorsworthy@gmail.com

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Vice President Ashlyn Webb is a multi-skilled journalist at 13WMAZ in Macon. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and international affairs.

Previously, she interned at WMAZ and FOX 5 Atlanta with their investigative unit. Webb has been a member of Society of Professional Journalists since her sophomore year of college and served as the UGA chapter president of Online News Association and Society of Professional Journalists.

Term: 2020 and 2021

Contact: ashlynwebb2016@gmail.com

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Treasurer Pam Dorsett, Ph.D., is a freelance journalist and licensed psychologist in practice at the Behavioral Institute of Atlanta (BIA), where she is a partner. As a clinician of 30 years, her areas of specialization are anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder throughout the lifespan. Prior to joining BIA, Dr. Dorsett held positions in university and medical school settings. She says she loves her work as a psychologist, but her first love was journalism. Dorsett began her role as treasurer in 2019, filling an unexpired term. She served on the planning committee for the 2019 SPJ Region 3 conference and is co-chair of the SPJ Georgia Freelance Committee.

Term: 2020 and 2021

Contact: pgdorsett@aol.com

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Secretary KC Wildmoon has been a journalist for more than 30 years, 16 of those with CNN, covering local, state, regional, national and international news. She describes herself as a new media geek, a true news junkie with a constant curiosity and particular expertise at social media verification, breaking news and weather. She’s currently a deputy editor at Nancy Grace’s CrimeOnline.com and CEO of fake news debunker WEBterranean.

Term: 2019 and 2020

Contact: kwildmoon@gmail.com

Board members at large

 

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Jennifer Parks is a 2007 graduate of Georgia Southern University (Hail Southern!), where she received a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She completed a summer internship at the Waycross Journal-Herald, and began working for The Albany Herald in September 2008 as a reporter. During her time at The Herald, Parks covered a number of different beats and gained experience in copy editing. She resigned from the position in October 2019, and now works as a public affairs specialist at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany.

Term: 2020 and 2021

Contact: jennifer_a_maddox@yahoo.com

Curt Yeomans is a county government reporter at the Gwinnett Daily Post. A native of Marietta, he holds a journalism degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and has been a professional journalist since 2005. Yeomans previously served on the SPJ Georgia board in 2015 and 2016.

Term: 2020 and 2021

Contact: curt.yeomans@gmail.com

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Stell Simonton is a freelance journalist specializing in clear, engaging writing that lets readers see, feel and hear the story. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Simonton has written for the Washington Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, among many other outlets. She is a regular contributor to Youth Today magazine, and in a previous life was a digital editor/producer for the AJC. She will co-chair SPJ Georgia’s high-flying freelance committee in 2019 along with Dr. Pam Dorsett.

Term: 2019 and 2020

Contact: simontone@bellsouth.net

Brenda Goodman, MA, is a staff writer for WebMD. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scientific American, Psychology Today, The Boston Globe, Self, Shape, Parade, U.S. News and World Report, and Atlanta Magazine. She has a master’s degree in science and environmental reporting from New York University.

Term: 2019 and 2020

Contact: bkdgoodman@gmail.com

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Isaiah Singleton is a multimedia journalist with a passion to make a difference by producing successful content and multi-media for both the print and online news industry. He also wants to give the voiceless a voice through his reporting. Strengths include strong writing skills in features writing, general news, narrative and short form/long form journalism for local and regional print/online publications. Singleton produces multi-media presentations through a balance of the written word, photojournalism, effective publication and website designs; news content management systems; newsroom and online and staff management; social media management; strong copy editor; and commitment to the field of journalism. He currently resides in the metro Atlanta area and recently graduated from Savannah State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications and a minor in business management. Singleton has experience in Public Relations and Broadcast Journalism. Currently, he is actively looking for full-time work.

Term: 2020 and 2021

Contact: isaiahdsingleton@gmail.com