Media Moves

Red & Black Publishing promotes Norsworthy to exec director

December 7, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The following excerpt press release was sent out:

Charlotte Norsworthy

The Red & Black Publishing Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that Charlotte Norsworthy has been selected as the incoming Executive Director of the organization.

Presently the Editorial Director of The Red & Black, Norsworthy is a “Double Dawg” alumna of the journalism college at the University of Georgia. Her journalism career started in the newsroom of The Red & Black and includes work with NPR, Bloomberg News and The New York Times. Prior to returning to The Red & Black in summer 2021, she served as senior editor with the Outlaw Ocean Project, a nonprofit investigative news organization.

Norsworthy will assume the new role in January 2023, working with current executive director Rebecca Burns, who announced her plans to retire last summer. The two will collaborate during the transition period and hire a newsroom adviser to fill the role Norsworthy will vacate.

Norsworthy graduated with highest honors and degrees in journalism and political science from UGA and went on to complete a Master’s degree in journalism. Her award-winning research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Leadership Education and has been presented internationally at conferences such as the International Communication Association. She served as Georgia state president for the Society of Professional Journalists and as a leader in the Online News Association, as well as other industry groups. Her work in podcasting has been recognized by industry groups, earning gold medals in the multimedia and current events categories. In addition to research in virtual reality, leadership, trust and credibility, she produced a documentary film that won the international Adidas X Parley film competition and was a Ripple Effect Film Festival finalist.


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