Tammy Young manages the budget and monitor spending for the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media (CISLM), Reese News Lab and Knight Chair funds. She also manages and tracks the budget for special projects and other outside funding; provides monthly financial reports for CISLM, Reese News Lab and Knight Chair funds; enters travel reimbursements, vouchers, journals,and travel in ConnectCarolina; and approve p-cards purchases.  Finally, Young is responsible for researching and responding to and resolving all financial policy and budgeting questions.

Young worked for NC State University for more than four years in various financial roles before leaving to become a real estate agent. She was born and raised in Philadelphia and attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls. She has worked in various roles, such as recruitment, administration and office management for places such as the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University and The University of the Arts. 

In her spare time, Young enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs and sketching, making abstract acrylic artwork, jewelry and sewing.


  • B.S., Wilmington University
  • MBA, Wilmington University