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RIP Marc Siegel, Jablow Award Recipient + Five-Time WGA Winner

The WGAE remembers Marc Siegel, who died at his home in Okeh Owenge, New Mexico on October 11th, 2015. Services will be held in New York at Riverside Memorial Chapel (180 West 76th Street) at 11:30 AM on Thursday, October 15th. Siegel was the creator of public affairs and documentary television programs. He was nominated for […]

Leftfield Writer-Producers Unionize with WGAE

NEW YORK, NY (OCTOBER 13, 2015) – Cementing the call to improve standards across the nonfiction/“reality” television industry, writer-producers at Leftfield Entertainment, the largest nonfiction production company on the East Coast, voted nearly two-to-one to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). Leftfield, which is owned by the UK-based media conglomerate ITV, created […]

The Huffington Post To Unionize With the Writers Guild of America, East

NEW YORK, NY (OCTOBER 7, 2015) – The editorial staff at The Huffington Post today announced plans to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE). Writers Guild of America, East Executive Director Lowell Peterson noted “Digital technology is transforming the way people work, and the way information is communicated, the way stories […]


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