Where We Work

Guild Representative for The Jersey Journal:

Jersey Journal Guild Local Representative - Bob Daraio

Bob Daraio

WELCOME HOME - With Jersey Journal management refusing to offer a raise after a year of bargaining, the Guild was on hand for the paper's move on Jan. 6 to new offices in Secaucus, NJ. Guild Rep. Bob Daraio and President Bill O'Meara hold the banner with Mr. Pig.

Recent Unit & Local News

AJAM Unit Council nomination meetings on Nov. 9

November 6, 2015

AL JAZEERA - On Monday, November 9th Guild members at Al Jazeera America Digital will be able to nominate officers for their Unit Council at one of two meetings scheduled that day at the Guild office at 43rd Street.

AJAM Guild Membership Meeting Report for Oct. 12, 2015

October 13, 2015

AL JAZEERA - Guild members meet to discuss the next steps toward getting a first contract after last week's union election victory.

RELEASE - Al Jazeera America Digital Journalists Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Union

October 6, 2015

AL JAZEERA - UPDATE: Management at the first digital media outlet to force a government-supervised election instead of voluntarily recognizing the union, has stated they will no longer oppose the inclusion of nine news editors in the newly-formed unit. NewsGuild president Peter Szekely responds.

RELEASE - Al Jazeera America Digital Organizes with Guild

September 3, 2015

AL JAZEERA - An overwhelming majority of the digital newsroom of Al Jazeera America has signed onto the effort to unionize with The NewsGuild of New York. The group has called on AJAM’s management to voluntarily recognize their union. They are still awaiting a formal response from the company.

Unit Officers

Unit Chair

Jersey Journal - Terrence T. McDonald

Terrence T. McDonald

First Vice Chair

Jersey Journal- Michaelangelo Conte

Michaelangelo Conte


Jersey Journal - Reena Rose Sibayan

Reena Rose Sibayan


Jersey Journal - Lois Ditommaso

Lois Ditommaso

RA Delegate

Patrick Villanova

RA Alternate

Tanya Manthey