The Writers Guild of America East has promoted associate counsel Ann Toback to assistant exec director.
“Ann has served the members both intelligently and conscientiously, and they have repeatedly expressed their gratitude for her hard work,” said Mona Mangan, WGA East exec director.
She will have supervisory authority over collective bargaining and administration of the Guild’s news contracts.
Toback was an associate at the lawfirm Rosenberg & Shapiro in Boston. She began working for the WGA East as assistant counsel in 1999 and in 2004 was promoted to associate counsel.
She has participated in negotiations for ABC and CBS and negotiated contracts for NBC, Sesame Workshop, Phoenix Communications Group and Shadow Broadcast Services.