Writers Organizing // Organizing Writers

Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Journalists, writers and media workers are organizing in record numbers. Why is it happening now and what are the issues driving this movement? Join us for a panel discussion with speakers who are on the front lines of this surge in organizing.


STEVEN GREENHOUSE is an award-winning freelance journalist and writer. He was a reporter for the New York Times from 1983 to 2014 and covered labor and the workplace for nineteen years there. His latest book, “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present & Future of American Labor,” is now out in paperback.


NASTARAN MOHIT is the Organizing Director of the NewsGuild of New York, where she oversees the unions Organizing Program. She has worked as a NYC-based labor and community organizer since 2003.

HAMILTON NOLAN is a labor reporter for In These Times magazine. He has also written for Gawker, The Guardian, the New York Times, and elsewhere. He is a council member at the Writers Guild of America, East.

JILLIAN STEINHAUER is an award-winning journalist whose work appears in the New York Times, The Nation, the New Republic and other publications. She is an organizer with the Freelance Solidarity Project, a division of the National Writers Union.


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