Press Releases

Press Releases
Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Aug. 12, 2016)  Cumulus Media recently issued a public statement attacking SAG-AFTRA’s bargaining position in our ongoing negotiations over fair wages and benefits for our members who are working hard producing the local sports programming at KNBR in San Francisco. SAG-AFTRA’s position has been consistent. Our members who work at KNBR, one of the top five revenue-generators among 453 Cumulus Media-owned U.S.

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:25

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 4, 2016) — Veteran performer David Huddleston died Tuesday at age 85. Over the course of three decades, Huddleston served more than 10 years on the national board of Screen Actors Guild. He was elected to multi-year terms in 1976, 1982, 2000 and 2004. He was also elected to serve on the board of the SAG Hollywood Division.

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 13:38

MIAMI (August 3, 2016) - SAG-AFTRA has announced a new phase of its campaign #SAGAFTRAUNIDOS, an initiative that seeks to end the double-standard practices in Spanish-language television. Together, with some of the industry’s leading telenovela performers and community leaders, the union is calling for NBCUniversal to end the disparities that exist in labor conditions between its English-language talent at NBC and its Spanish-language talent at Telemundo.

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 20:17

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 1, 2016) — The on-air talent at Spanish-language stations La Raza (KLAX/97.9) and La Mega (KXOL/96.3) in Los Angeles voted overwhelmingly in favor of having SAG-AFTRA serve as their exclusive collective bargaining representative.

The election was conducted on Monday, Aug. 1 by the National Labor Relations Board.

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:13

Sign the Petition at Savelocalradio.org

SAN FRANCISCO (July 13, 2016) — KNBR employees called on Cumulus Media to pay a living wage at a press conference Wednesday highlighting the Atlanta-based company’s unwillingness to bargain fair wages with the local union SAG-AFTRA. Speaking in front of AT&T Park, KNBR radio personalities, sports fans, union and civic leaders and their supporters said Cumulus’ outrageous business practices are threatening local radio.

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:36

Submissions for 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Nominations Consideration Are Now Open at sagawards.org/submissions
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SAG Awards® Nominees Will Be Announced on 
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 and the SAG Awards®

Ceremonies Will Be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:55

 

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RSVP Required

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Joins Broadway Legend Charles Busch and
SAG-AFTRA Members in the 2016 NYC Pride March
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March begins: noon ET
 June 26, 2016 – New York

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 16:48

LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2016) -- SAG-AFTRA mourns the tragic loss of member and NPR photojournalist David Gilkey and NPR’s Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna, who were killed by extremists in Afghanistan Sunday.

Gilkey and Tamanna were on assignment with the Afghan army Sunday when they came under fire and were killed. They were traveling with NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman and producer Monika Evstatieva who were traveling in a separate vehicle and were not harmed.

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:06

WASHINGTON (April 22, 2016) – A diverse group of creative industry companies, advocacy groups, labor unions, associations, programmers, and individual creators are raising concerns about the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to regulate the set top box market – and its potential impact on copyright and content creators’ ability to be compensated for their work.
 

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 21:17

LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2016) --- The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in Los Angeles at SAG-AFTRA Plaza, unanimously approved the recently negotiated commercials contracts and took action on several items including the previously reported historic election of Gabrielle Carteris as president, to fulfill the term of the late Ken Howard, and Rebecca Damon as executive vice president.

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 11:45

NEW YORK, (APRIL 3, 2016) — Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) have reached a tentative agreement on terms for successor television and radio commercials contracts, subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors later this month.


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