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Press Releases

January 14, 2016

The Huffington Post Agrees To Voluntarily Recognize Writers Guild of America, East

NEW YORK, NY (January 14, 2016) – The Huffington Post’s management today agreed to voluntarily recognize the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) as the collective bargaining representative of its editorial staff. Arianna Huffington, in an email to staff said: “I am delighted to let you know that we have reached an agreement with the […]

January 11, 2016

2016 Writers Guild Awards: Videogame Writing Nominations Announced

New York and Los Angeles – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames during 2015. Winners will be honored at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 13, at concurrent ceremonies in New York and Los […]

January 8, 2016

Melissa Salmons To Receive WGAE’s Richard B. Jablow Award at 2016 Writers Guild Awards

NEW YORK, NY (January 8, 2016) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) today announced that Melissa Salmons will be honored with the Richard B. Jablow Award at the 68th annual Writers Guild Awards at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on February 13, 2016. The Jablow award was established in 1978 to […]

January 6, 2016

2016 Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominations Announced

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2015. Winners will be honored at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at concurrent ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. […]

January 5, 2016

Host & Presenters Revealed For 2016 Writers Guild Awards

Michael Ian Black to host the 2016 Writers Guild Awards New York Ceremony Presenters include Emmy Rossum, John Slattery, Tony Goldwyn and Michael McKean NEW YORK, NY (January 5, 2016) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) is pleased to announce Michael Ian Black as host of the 68th Annual Writers Guild Awards New York […]

December 17, 2015

Richard LaGravenese To Receive WGAE’s Hunter Award for Career Achievement at 2016 Writers Guild Awards

NEW YORK, NY (December 17, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East today announced that Richard LaGravenese will be honored with the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement at the 68th annual Writers Guild Awards at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on February 13, 2016. A member of the Writers Guild […]

December 14, 2015

Senator Al Franken to Receive WGAE’s Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2016 Writers Guild Awards

NEW YORK, NY (December 14, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East today announced that Senator Al Franken will receive the Evelyn F. Burkey Award at the 68th annual Writers Guild Awards in New York City on February 13, 2016. The Burkey Award recognizes a person or organization whose contributions have brought honor and […]

December 3, 2015

2016 Writers Guild Awards: Nominations Announced For Television, New Media, News, Radio and Promotional Writing

New York and Los Angeles (December 3, 2015)– The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2015. Winners will be honored at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at simultaneous ceremonies […]

December 1, 2015

The Huffington Post Editorial Staff Calls For Union Recognition

NEW YORK, NY (DECEMBER 1, 2015) – The Huffington Post’s editorial staff today formally asked management to recognize the Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE) as its collective bargaining representative. The Huffington Post was founded a decade ago by Arianna Huffington and has grown into one of the most popular digital media outlets in […]

November 12, 2015

Writers Choose 101 Funniest Screenplays

Annie Hall Tops List – Followed by Some Like It Hot, Groundhog Day, Airplane!, and Tootsie New York and Los Angeles (November 11, 2015) –The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) tonight released the list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays. From the classics – The Gold Rush (#94, Written […]