The Guild has launched an effort to find or build community-based enterprises to free news organizations from the grip of the Digital First Media hedge fund.
An ad posted by the San Francisco-based Guild local reads: “Employees of your community’s newspaper want a new attitude respecting quality jobs & quality journalism on the part of ownership.”
Apply for a Guild Scholarship. New deadline is June 30, 2014. Click on photo for details and app.
In consultation with CWA, the former CFI board and others, TNG will work to create the framework of a new, independent local for CFI. This process includes drafting new bylaws and electing new leadership.
CFI and our national union leadership can move forward to create a great new local in the TNG-CWA family.
The executive committee of Local 39521 is expected to take steps this week to sever its affiliation with the California Federation of Interpreters.
Margo Brenes, long-time Guild membership coordinator, celebrated 40 years of union membership Tuesday.
Niesha Gates, president of the Pacific Media Workers Guild, has landed a dream job for any former college student. She gets paid to start talking about the teachers.
The Western District Council of The Newspaper Guild (TNG) met over the weekend in Santa Fe Springs to discuss the challenges they face and the strategies they have utilized to maintain a stable work environment despite difficult times.
Long-time Guild members receive awards from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, The Newspaper Guild and the Society for Professional Journalists. We congratulate our talented members.