About the Newspaper Guild
Founded as a print journalists' union, the Guild today is primarily a media union whose members are diverse in their occupations, but who share the view that the best working conditions are achieved by people who have a say in their workplace.
We have m[[wysiwyg_imageupload:30:height=188,width=195]]ore than 34,000 members in the United States, Canada and in Puerto Rico, and we are journalists, sales and media workers of all kinds.
We are on-line writers and designers, reporters, editorial assistants, photographers, editors, paginators, editorial artists, correspondents, typographers, advertising sales people, marketing, information systems specialists, commercial artists, technicians, accountants, business, customer service reps, drivers, maintenance, mail room, pressroom, telephone operators, circulation and distribution staff.
We are also independent translators and interpreters, non-profit organization staff members, public relations staff and technical workers.
We are part of many communication media: wire services, newspapers, magazines, labor information services, broadcast news, public service and dot-com companies.