BREAKING: WGA leaders to hold noon news conference

WGA leaders have called a press conference for noon today at WGA West headquarters to discuss the tentative contract proposal reached with the majors and the status of the three-month-old writers strike.

Members of the WGA West board and WGA East council are meeting today to finalize plans for the membership vote that is widely expected to end the strike, and the separate vote of membership to formally ratify the new three-year contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Skedded to speak at the press conference are WGA West prexy Patric Verrone, WGA West exec director David Young, WGA’s negotiations committee chairman John Bowman. WGA East prexy Michael Winship will also be included via telephone.

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