Southeast Ward: James Taylor, Jr.

  1. Council Member - James Taylor, Jr.
  2. About the Southeast Ward
  3. Meeting Information

James Taylor, Jr.Contact Your Council Member

James Taylor, Jr.
Democrat, Southeast Ward
Email James Taylor, Jr.
858 Shalimar Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Phone: 336-757-2110 (mobile)

About James Taylor, Jr.

James Taylor, Jr. has been a Council Member since 2009.

Profession / Vocation

  • Partner and Publisher of the Winston-Salem Chronicle Newspaper and For Seniors Only! Magazine, 2017 to Present

Professional & Community Associations

  • Chair of the Public Safety Committee
  • Member of the Finance Committee
  • Former Member Public Works Committee
  • Member North Carolina League of Municipalities
  • Member North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials
  • Member National League of Cities
  • Member National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials
  • Member Emergency Management Advisory Council
  • Member of Triad ABC Board
  • Member of Industries for the Blind Solutions
  • Member of the Downtown Partnership
  • Project E.A.G.L.E. Co-Founder/Mentor (Clemmons Middle Student Mentoring)


  • B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
  • Member of NCCU Football Team
  • Parkland High School, Winston-Salem, NC 1999


  • Native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Married to Deanna Taylor, former Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board Member
  • Three children - James III, Jacob, Jada
  • Serves his community through local service projects