WRITERS GUILDS OF AMERICA, EAST AND WEST ISSUE STATEMENT ON DEATH OF NICK COUNTER

The Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West issued this statement today from presidents Michael Winship and John Wells on behalf of the WGAE and WGAW:"The Writers Guilds of America, West and East mark the passing of Nick Counter, longtime president of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, and convey their deepest sympathy to his family."The Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West are labor unions representing writers in motion pictures, broadcast, cable, news and new media. The WGAE and WGAW are active in legislative activities on the state, federal, and international levels with a special focus on globalization, labor, communications, and copyrights. They also conduct a number of programs, seminars, and events on issues of interest to, and on behalf of writers.

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