NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: NRP (by Manuela López Restrepo).
After 148 days, these writers are looking forward to getting back to work.
Who are they? The Writers Guild of America represents nearly 12,000 writers in show business across the U.S..
- Two members, writers Elise Brown and Kylie Brakeman, spoke with All Things Considered about what it means to them for their strike to finally be over.
What's the big deal? If you've been following this story, you'll know the many hours of organizing and negotiating that went into finalizing the historic deal between the striking writers and the studios they work with.
- There were plenty of twists and turns, including rogue studio tour visitors joining the picket lines, trees getting chopped and executives making comments that might not have helped their cause.
- And, of course, there's the personal impact on each writer that participated in the strike. Many struggled to make ends meet and worried about their place in the industry as AI became more common.
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