Join Us at the Guild's Monthly Media Mixer!

Come hang out with the Guild! Join us for an evening of networking and celebrating our industry – and you! Our April Media Mixer is downtown at Killarney Rose! RSVP here! 

Words Matter: Sense and Sensibility in Reporting

Spend an evening at the NewsGuild on March 29 at 6 p.m., in a conversation moderated by Forward Together’s Janna Zinzi, for a broad-ranging panel discussion on how journalists can balance objectivity and neutrality with accurate, fair, and trustworthy coverage. RSVP here! 

Welcome to the Guild, Mic!

We’re proud to welcome the editorial employees of Mic to the NewsGuild family! Learn more here.

Combatting Sexual Harassment Together

Read the Executive Committee's letter to the local's membership on the union's commitment to protect and defend any member who might be dealing with harassment in the workplace. Additionally, find out how the Guild can be of service to its members in such situations and how, as coworkers, we can comfort and assist anyone dealing with harassment.  

Kia Johnson

Get to know Kia Johnson of Reuters and why she thinks journalism is critical now more than ever (and why Guild membership is vital in today's newsrooms). 

Organize With Us

Democracy depends on journalism, and there’s no better time for media organizations to unionize.


Hilary Russ

Journalist, Reuters

“One of the NewsGuild’s biggest strengths is that they understand the journalism business so well. We all want to do the best journalism we can. And it’s important to know that it’s not just about a contract… the Guild wants to make sure that their journalists are doing the best work that they can. And that’s important to me because I care about the quality of the work that I do.”

Kia Johnson

Producer, Reuters

"Guild membership is important to push back on management policies that affect our members’ financial well-being, health care, and work-life balance."

A.O. Scott

Critic, New York Times

"...The value of our work is always in danger of being undermined or taken for granted, and the only way we can protect it is together."

Sami Diaz

Senior Development Associate, Roosevelt Institute

"With the Guild, you have such a strong community you can turn to, both in your workplace and in the larger network of like-minded people."

Ken Belson

NFL Writer, New York Times

"Unity is critical in a business where the bosses are trying to slash costs, take away benefits and gut morale with continuous layoffs and buyouts." 

Alex Press

Assistant Editor, Jacobin

"The Guild’s a structure connected to my work, but not aligned with the interests of my employer, which means I know they have my back. Unions are just the word we use to describe the power that comes from workers acting collectively, and that power is multiplied way beyond what my small shop could achieve because we’re connected to all the other publications represented by the Guild. And that’s a hell of a lot better than trying to navigate this industry on my own!"

Sindhu Sundar

Features Reporter, Law360

"At a time of cutbacks and layoffs in corporate-controlled media organizations, journalists need reliable support infrastructure to protect functional working conditions and to give them a feasible way to seek recourse if needed." 

Sarah Leonard

Senior Editor, The Nation

"Union protections allow us to speak our minds at work, whether or not we think our boss will agree. That makes for a far better and more interesting newsroom."

Today, Mic management agreed to voluntarily recognize the NewsGuild of New York as the collective bargaining representative of its editorial staff.

The NewsGuild of New York, the union for media professionals, is looking for an experienced front desk receptionist to greet members and visitors, support staff and manage daily administrative and clerical tasks. 

Guild member and Daily Beast journalist Brandy Zadrozny has worn many hats. From a mixologist to a librarian (she did earn her master’s degree in Library Information Sciences from Pratt), Zadrozny didn’t start out as a reporter. And although she covers social issues, science, and crime for the Daily Beast, sometimes she truly just enjoys writing think pieces on The Bachelor. Get to know Brandy! 

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We’re onto the fourth day of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica revelations, but now the pendulum is swinging further and further toward Facebook. My colleague Laura Hazard Owen tracked the initial wave over the weekend and the fallout continues. The story seems to have staying power and is spreading (information warfare expert Molly McKew wrote a Cosmo...

Do private hospitals in India perform an unnecessary number of C-section operations in order to make more money? It’s a common worry among Indian families, but until recently there was no official data to back up their concerns. Then data journalists working at How India Lives, a three-year-old startup whose mission is to make public...

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