Broadcast News/Radio


March 5, 2010

WGAE Council Member Phil Pilato’s Journey

Phil Pilato is an editor and service aide at 1010 WINS and a WGAE Council member. In December, Phil was diagnosed with breast cancer. He is trying to help others with the same devastating disease by blogging his experiences and feelings dealing with his diagnosis and treatment. Read his <link–Phil-s-Journey/6382858 – external-link-new-window "Opens external link […]

October 30, 2009

WGAE Tells FTC About Journalism’s Survival in the Internet Age

Responding to a request by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) prepared extensive comments addressing how journalism will survive the Internet Age. The FTC requested the comments in advance of workshops exploring the Internet’s impact on the news media, the avenues of innovations and the financial challenges it created […]

July 3, 2009


The Writers Guild of America, East is pleased  to congratulate our members whose efforts contributed to the thirteen 2009 Edward R. Murrow Awards bestowed by the Radio-Television News Directors Association for excellence in electronic journalism. The work of Guild members makes excellent newscasts possible. The awards are a resounding validation of our efforts to promote […]

January 24, 2008

WGA -CBS News Employees Ratify Contract

CBS News employees, who are members of the WGAE and WGAW, have overwhelmingly ratified their new contract agreement. The vote was 98% yes. The contract is effective immediately and covers approximately 500 newswriters, editors, news desk associates, production assistants, graphic artists, promotion writers, and researchers working in television and radio on the national and local […]