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December 6, 2010

WGAE Meets with FCC Commissioner Copps

On Friday, December 3, a WGAE contingent met with Michael Copps, one of the five members of the Federal Communications Commission.  We discussed the consolidation of ownership of media companies, the downward financial pressures on broadcast news, and Net Neutrality. Commissioner Copps has been a stalwart and articulate supporter of the rights of communities and […]

September 17, 2010

Writers Guild of America, East Announces Council Election Results

NEW YORK CITY – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2010 election results for its Council. There were 10 open seats: six Freelance seats and four Staff seats. In the election, there were 387 valid ballots cast. The results were:Elected as Freelance members on the Council were: Gina Gionfriddo (i) (188, 48.6%**), […]

August 27, 2010

WBBM Web News Writers Vote For WGAE Representation

NEW YORK CITY — In a first for the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), web news writer/producers at  Chicago CBS station WBBM voted unanimously to be represented by the Writers Guild, East on August 26th.  These are the first news writer/producers working exclusively on web content to join the WGAE, the union that has […]

August 26, 2010

Web Series Day Camp: Sold Out!

This Saturday WGAE is hosting over a hundred writers and other web series professionals for a full day of workshops. Registration is at capacity but if you would like to learn about future events contact . We will be tweeting the eventon Saturday and will share key findings with you on our site.

August 19, 2010

Candidate Statements for 2010 WGAE Council Elections

Please read the following statements from candidates running for Council. Ballots are due September 16th. Your vote counts!

July 26, 2010

2011 Writers Guild Awards Schedule

New York and Los Angeles – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced that the 2011 Writers Guild Awards will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles to honor outstanding writing in film, television, news, radio, […]

June 23, 2010

We are moving over the weekend!

As of Monday June 28th the WGAE will be in its new home at 250 Hudson Street in the Hudson Square area of Manhattan. As part of the move we will need to briefly shut-down phone and email at the end of this week.Read More.

June 14, 2010

UPDATED: Writers Guild of America, East Announces Candidates for 2010 Council Election

There are 10 open Council seats (six Freelance seats and four Staff seats) for this election. The 20 candidates for the six open Freelance seats are: Andrew Bergman, Robert Levi, Israel Horovitz, David Steven Cohen, Tom Jennings, Leslie Nipkow, Jeremy Pikser, John Auerbach, Susane Lee, Elizabeth Page, Walter Bernstein, Terry George, Richard Vetere, Bernardo Ruiz, […]

May 28, 2010

WGAE Members Joined AFL-CIO March on Wall Street

On April 29th, WGAE members and staff joined the AFL-CIO and thousands of union and community activists in a march from City Hall through the financial district to spread the message “Make Wall Street Pay!” Read more about it and read the running commentary on Twitter.WGAE Members Rallied and Marched on Wall StreetWall Street tanked […]

May 5, 2010

Update on the move downtown

The new Guild offices can comfortably host many of our own events and we hope you’ll take advantage of the Writing Room where you can reserve space to do your writing. For more photos of the construction (which is being done by unionized construction workers of course), please visit our Picasa account. This is your […]