News Media Guild
131 West 33rd Street, 14th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10036
Notice of Election for Executive Committee and Representative Assembly Seats
An election will be conducted for all seats on the News Media Guild’s Executive Committee (whose members shall also be jointly elected as TNG and CWA convention delegates) and the Representative Assembly.
The nominating period opens on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2017. Nominations must be RECEIVED by Tuesday. Nov. 7, 2017. In the event only a single nomination is received for an office, that person shall be declared elected. Ballots will be counted on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2017. Please contact the NMG for a full copy of the election rules.
The following offices will be elected.
Executive Committee and TNG Sector Conference/CWA Convention delegates. Three-year terms starting Feb. 22, 2018. All members at AP, EFE, Guardian and UPI may run for office and cast ballots.
President and 1st delegate
First Vice President and 2nd delegate
Secretary-Treasurer and 3rd delegate
Second Vice President and 4th delegate
Third Vice President and 5th delegate
Representative Assembly. Three-year terms of office for both delegate and alternate, starting Feb. 22, 2018. The RA is divided into districts. You must work within a district to represent that district.
AP Central: AP editorial unit members Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Texas.
AP New York City: All AP unit members working in New York City.
AP East: AP editorial unit members working in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
AP Photographers: At-large seat representing all AP member photographers. To hold office, a member representing this district must be employed by Associated Press as a photographer. However, any AP editorial unit member may nominate a photographer for this post.
AP South: AP editorial unit members working in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
AP Television: At-large seat representing all members working for AP Television. To hold office, a member representing this district must be employed by Associated Press in Television or Video departments. However, any AP editorial unit member may nominate a television worker for this post.
AP Washington: AP editorial unit members working in the District of Columbia and the Broadcast News Center.
AP West: AP editorial unit members working in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
AP Technology: At large seat covering all AP Technology Unit members regardless of location.
EFE News Service: At-large seat representing all members working for the EFE News Service.
Guardian-US: At-large seat representing all members working for Guardian-US.
United Press International: At-large seat representing all members working for United Press International.
(The nomination for each RA spot can be downloaded by clicking on the specific position above.)