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.

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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 President in 2021

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Mark Woolsey is a longtime radio news anchor/reporter/newsroom manager, freelance writer/editor and meteorologist. A native of Illinois and a graduate of Southern Illinois University’s Mass Communications program, Mark has worked as a news director, assignment editor, field/in-house reporter and occasional talk show host for stations in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and finally, Georgia. After graduating from the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program, Marked worked for 12 years as a radio and television meteorologist for The Weather Channel. He was lauded for his reports that were part of spot news coverage awards presented to WIOD in Miami, KTRH in Houston and other notable radio news operations.
He’s also done a wide variety of freelance writing work for publications including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Atlanta Sunday Paper (defunct), Wichita Magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Most recently, he’s been an anchor/reporter for the Georgia News Network and NBC Newsradio, based in Atlanta. He’s also done a grab bag of other media-related stuff, from radio and mobile deejay work to commercial voicework to traffic reporting. Mark serves as the co-chair of the Freelance Committee
Term: 2020 and 2021