AFTRA


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Related to AFTRA: Screen Actors Guild
AcronymDefinition
AFTRAAmerican Federation of Television & Radio Artists
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During the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, we successfully improved wages and expanded benefits to keep our members working now and in the future," AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon said in a statement.
AFTRA represents about 35 in the local KMOX unit, Dietrich said.
You get the feeling, this is our last chance before we completely miss the boat," says actor Matt Kimbrough, an activist member of SAG and AFTRA.
We chose HEALTHsuite from RAM Technologies because it provided the best value for our technology investment," stated Alethea Pratt, Chief Information Officer for AFTRA.
AFTRA leaders maintain they have negotiated the best deal possible, one they say improves on contracts obtained earlier this year by Hollywood directors and striking screenwriters, and they vow not to go back to the bargaining table with SAG under any circumstances.
AFTRA represents performers, journalists, and other artists working in news and broadcasting, entertainment, the recording business, and commercials.
Connolly was first elected in 2001 as national president of AFTRA -- the 70,000-member union that represents actors, newscasters, announcers, singers, dancers, comedians and other professionals who work across the media and entertainment industries in television, radio, sound recordings, music videos, commercials and new media.
This patent pending technology is the key to enabling terrestrial radio stations to stream their broadcasts online legally, more profitably, and alleviating AFTRA related concerns.
For years, SAG and AFTRA co-existed in the industry, with SAG traditionally covering movies and TV shows originating on film and AFTRA covering TV shows shot on video.
Performers with memberships in both SAG and AFTRA received one ballot.
Connolly was first elected AFTRA national president in 2001.
The new television agreement, which unifies the old SAG and AFTRA TV deals, was announced early Friday morning.