Los Angeles and New York – Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have appointed the members of the WGA’s MBA negotiating committee for upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The current Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) expires on May 1, 2023.
WGAW Executive Director David Young will serve as chief negotiator.
The members of the 2023 MBA Negotiating Committee are:
David A. Goodman, Co-Chair
Chris Keyser, Co-Chair
Patric M. Verrone
Meredith Stiehm, WGAW President, Ex-Officio
Michele Mulroney, WGAW Vice President, Ex-Officio
Betsy Thomas, WGAW Secretary-Treasurer, Ex-Officio,
Michael Winship, WGAE President, Ex-Officio
Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, WGAE Vice President of Film/TV/Streaming, Ex-Officio
Christopher Kyle, WGAE Secretary-Treasurer, Ex-Officio
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) are labor unions representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media, and broadcast news. The Guilds negotiate and administer contracts that protect the creative and economic rights of their members; conduct programs, seminars, and events on issues of interest to writers; and present writers’ views to various bodies of government. For more information on the Writers Guild of America, West, visit www.wga.org. For more information on the Writers Guild of America, East, visit www.wgaeast.org.