The WGAW's Inclusion and Equity Department works with producers, studio and network executives, and writers to increase employment opportunities and the availability of writing assignments for writers who are Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian, African-American, Latino, women, over 40, gay, lesbian, or disabled.
The Television and Digital Media Department seeks to engage and empower members in support of the Guild’s strategic objectives including contract enforcement, collective bargaining, organizing and public policy.
The Writers Guild of America's 101 Best Written TV Series are revealed live on June 2, 2013 at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Merrill Markoe (Late Night With David Letterman), the panel featured discussions with writers who wrote the shows on the list including Norman Lear (All in the Family), Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show), Steven Bochco (Hill Street Blues), James L. Brooks (The Simpsons), Gail Parent (The Carol Burnett Show), Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life), Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), Matthew Weiner (Mad Men) and Steven Levitan (Modern Family).
The Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony was hosted by actor-writer-comedian Patton Oswalt (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Veep) on February 19, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.
The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories.
To see the complete list of winners, visit wga.org.