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Press Releases

January 11, 2018

Vox Media Unionizes with WGA East

Vox Media Unionizes with the Writers Guild of America, East NEW YORK, NY (January 11, 2018) – In a move that demonstrates the essential role of unions and collective bargaining in the world of digital news, Vox Media has agreed to recognize the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) as the collective bargaining representative of […]

January 11, 2018

Writers Guild Awards: Videogame Writing Nominations Announced

2018 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 screenwriting during 2017. Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 11, at concurrent ceremonies […]

January 4, 2018

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 2017. Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 11, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City and Los Angeles. ORIGINAL […]

December 21, 2017

Writers Guild Awards: Hamilton Nolan to Receive WGA East’s Richard B. Jablow Award for Devoted Service to the Guild

2018 Writers Guild Awards: Hamilton Nolan to Receive Writers Guild of America, East’s Richard B. Jablow Award for Devoted Service to the Guild NEW YORK (December 21, 2017) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today that Hamilton Nolan will be honored with the Richard B. Jablow Award for Devoted Service to the […]

December 19, 2017

Cuomo Vetoes TV Diversity Bill

 Cuomo Vetoes TV Diversity Bill NEW YORK, NY (December 19, 2017) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a television diversity bill championed by the Writers Guild of America, East and Directors Guild of America. The legislation would have allocated up to $5 million towards the hiring of women and/or people of color to write […]

December 18, 2017

Writers Guild Awards: Geoffrey C. Ward to Receive WGA East’s Ian McLellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement

Geoffrey C. Ward to Receive the Writers Guild of America East’s Ian McLellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement Ken Burns to present award to Ward at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards in New York NEW YORK, NEW YORK (December 18, 2017) – Renowned for writing some of the most compelling documentaries in television history, Geoffrey […]

December 14, 2017

Writers Guild Awards: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock to Receive WGA East’s Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence

Tina Fey and Robert Carlock to Receive Writers Guild of America, East’s Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence NEW YORK, NY (December 14, 2017) –  The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) will present its Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence to Tina Fey and Robert Carlock at the 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards ceremony […]

December 8, 2017

TV Diversity Bill Hits Governor Cuomo’s Desk

  NEW YORK, NY (December 7, 2017) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the verge of making history as a landmark TV diversity bill supported by the Writers Guild of America, East and the Directors Guild of America has hit the desk to be signed into law. The bill would provide a tax […]

December 7, 2017

2018 Writers Guild Awards: Television, New Media, News Radio/Audio, & Promotional Writing Nominations Announced

2018 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS: TELEVISION, NEW MEDIA, NEWS, RADIO/AUDIO, & PROMOTIONAL WRITING NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED New York and Los Angeles (December 7, 2017) – 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/audio, and promotional writing during 2017. […]

December 4, 2017

Amber Ruffin to Host 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards Ceremony in New York

NEW YORK, NY (December 4, 2017) – Amber Ruffin, writer and on-air personality for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, will host the 70th annual Writers Guild Awards ceremony at New York’s Edison Ballroom on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The New York ceremony will be co-executive produced by Bonnie Datt and Shannon Walker. Ann Cohen will serve […]