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December 20 Past WGAW President Daniel Petrie, Jr. to Receive 2013 Morgan Cox Award for Guild Service 
The WGAW has named two-time WGAW President Daniel Petrie, Jr. as its 2013 Morgan Cox Award honoree in recognition of his longtime service to the Guild. more» 

December 19 Writing Team Joshua Brand & John Falsey to Receive 2013 WGAW Television Laurel Award 
Joshua Brand & John Falsey, who've co-created such acclaimed hit series as Northern Exposure, St. Elsewhere, and I’ll Fly Away, are set to receive the WGAW’s 2013 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television. more» 

December 17 Castle Star Nathan Fillion Set to Host 2013 Writers Guild Awards West Coast Show 
Actor Nathan Fillion, who currently stars as mystery novelist Richard Castle on ABC’s hit series Castle, has been tapped by the WGAW to host its upcoming 2013 Writers Guild Awards show. more» 

December 13 WGAW Feature Access Project Honorees Announced 
The WGAW has announced its Feature Access Project honorees, recognizing five members who competed in the Guild’s pilot diversity screenwriting program. more» 

December 6 2013 Writers Guild Awards Television, News, Radio, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced 
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2012 season. more» 

December 5 Cort Casady Returns to Executive Produce 2013 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Show 
Emmy Award and three-time Image Award-winning writer-producer Cort Casady has been tapped by the WGAW to executive produce its 2013 awards show set for Sunday, February 17, 2013... more» 

November 27 Simpsons Creator Matt Groening Named AWC Award Honoree 
Iconic animation writer-producer Matt Groening, perhaps best known for creating the long-running, acclaimed animation series The Simpsons, will receive the WGAW AWC 15th Annual Animation Writing Award... more» 

September 27 WGAW Gives Nearly One Million Dollars to Aid Entertainment Industry Workers 
The Writers Guild of America, West announced today that it is contributing $977,095 to The Actors Fund... more» 

September 21 WGAW Announces 2012 Board of Directors Election Results 
The WGAW has announced the final results of its 2012 WGAW Board of Directors election... more» 

September 6 Emmy-Nominated Writers to Share Stories at Sublime Primetime 2012 
Honoring this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards writing nominees, as well as showcasing quality television writing, Sublime Primetime 2012 features an exciting line-up of Emmy-nominated writers... more» 

September 4 Writers Guilds Launch Call for Submissions for 2013 WGA New Media and Videogame Writing Awards 
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced a call for submissions for this year’s WGA New Media and Videogame Writing Awards... more» 

August 20 Writers Guilds Announce Call for Submissions for 2013 WGA Documentary Screenplay Award 
The WGAW and the WGAE have launched their call for submissions for the 2013 WGA Documentary Screenplay Award... more» 

August 16 WGAW Statement on Verizon-Cable Deals 
The Writers Guild of America, West has released the following statement regarding the Verizon-cable deals... more» 

July 23 WGAW Announces Final Candidates for 2012 Board of Directors Election 
The WGAW has announced the final slate of candidates for the 2012 Board of Directors election... more» 

July 23 WGAW Announces Final Candidates for 2012 Board of Directors Election 
The WGAW has announced the final slate of candidates for the 2012 Board of Directors election... more» 

June 21 WGAW Announces Candidates for 2012 Board of Directors Election 
The WGAW's Nominating Committee has announced its initial list of candidates for the 2012 Board of Directors election... more» 

May 25 WGAW’s Slocum Selected as Member of FCC’s Open Internet Advisory Committee 
The WGAW has been selected by the FCC to be a member of its first Open Internet Advisory Committee... more» 

May 15 Writers Guild Members to Select 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time 
The WGAW and the WGAE are launching 101 Best Written TV Series, the WGA’s list of outstanding television writing... more» 

March 30 WGAW Applauds SAG-AFTRA 
Chris Keyser, President of the WGAW, issued the following statement today regarding the creation of SAG-AFTRA... more» 

February 19 2012 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced 
The WGAW and the WGAE tonight announced the winners of the 2012 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, videogame, and new media writing... more» 

February 6 Hollywood Talent Salutes Excellence in Writing at 2012 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony 
Executive Producer Spike Jones, Jr. and Talent Producer Carole Propp have confirmed a top line-up of Hollywood talent set to present honors at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards L.A. ceremony... more» 

January 31 President Patric M. Verrone to Receive 2012 Morgan Cox Award for Writers Guild Service 
Former WGAW President and Emmy and Writers Guild Award-winning writer Patric M. Verrone is set to receive the WGAW’s 2012 Morgan Cox Award... more» 

January 30 The Help’s Tate Taylor to Receive WGAW’s 2012 Paul Selvin Award 
Screenwriter-director Tate Taylor has been named recipient of the WGAW’s 2012 Paul Selvin Award for his adapted screenplay for the civil rights-era drama The Help... more» 

January 25 Zooey Deschanel & Joel Mchale to Co-Host 2012 Writers Guild Awards’ Hollywood Show 
The WGAW has tapped Zooey Deschanel (New Girl, [500] Days of Summer) and Joel McHale (Community, The Soup) to co-host the WGAW’s 2012 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show... more» 

January 19 TV and Screenwriter Robert Dozier Dies at 81 
Veteran television and screenwriter Robert Dozier, who penned such feature films as The Cardinal and The Big Bounce and wrote for such hit TV series as The Streets of San Francisco and Dr. Kildare, died on January 6... more» 

January 11 2012 Writers Guild Awards New Media and Videogame Nominees Announced 
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for new media and videogames during 2011... more» 

January 9 Eric Roth Named 2012 WGAW Screen Laurel Award Honoree 
Academy and Writers Guild Award-winning screenwriter Eric Roth will receive the WGAW's 2012 Laurel Award for Screen... more» 

January 5 2012 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominees Announced 
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2011... more» 

January 4 Herskovitz & Zwick to Receive 2012 WGAW Television Laurel Award 
Emmy and Writers Guild Award-winning writing-producing-directing partners Marshall Herskovitz & Edward Zwick are set to receive the WGAW's 2012 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television... more»