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Writers Guild of America, East Announces Council Election Results

September 21, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2012

New York – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2012 election results for its Council. For the second year in a row, the Guild utilized online voting which resulted in no invalidated ballots, an issue in previous elections. For the Council, there were 10 open seats: seven Freelance seats and three Staff seats. There were no elections for WGAE Officers this year. 

The results were:

  • Elected as Freelance members on the Council were: John Auerbach (i), Walter Bernstein (i), Terry George (i), Jenny Lumet, Gina Ginfofriddo (i), Laura Shapiro, and Richard Vetere.
  • Elected as Staff members on the Council were: Art Daley (i), Patrick Mason, and Ted Schreiber (i).

All terms begin immediately and run through September 2014.

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Writers Guild of America, East

The Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE) is a labor union representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media, and broadcast news. The Guild negotiates and administers contracts that protect the creative and economic rights of their members; conduct programs, seminars, and events on issues of interest to writers; and present writers’ views to various bodies of government. For more information on the Writers Guild of America, East, visit www.wgaeast.org.

Editor’s Notes:

 “(i)” denotes incumbent


For all editorial and press inquiries, please contact:

Jason Gordon
Director of Communications
Writers Guild of America, East
212-767-7809
jgordon@remove-this.wgaeast.org