In this episode of the Indestructible PR Podcast with Molly McPherson, long-time TV writer and Writers’ Guild of America (WGA) writer, Michael Jamin, takes us behind the scenes of the recent strike and shares insight that helped the WGA negotiate a new contract with Hollywood studios. Grab your headphones and get ready for some serious industry insider knowledge!
1. The Inside Story: Michael Jamin, a seasoned TV writer, shares fascinating insights about the challenges faced by newcomers in the business and reveals why sustaining a career is often more difficult than breaking into it. You’ll discover the struggles aspiring writers face, including the difficulty of securing a second job after their initial gig. Get ready to gain a whole new perspective on the inner workings of Hollywood!
2. The Power of Social Media: Ever wonder how social media has changed the game for industries like entertainment? Jamin will shed light on how social media platforms can be used as effective tools for causes, as demonstrated by an unexpected group that caught the attention of an industry giant, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). Get ready to be inspired by the possibilities of social media storytelling!
3. The Tactics and Playbooks: Strikes can be intense, and Jamin doesn’t hold back in discussing the playbook pulled out by the studios during negotiations. He’ll dissect the recent strike, revealing how the studios tried to maintain the status quo while the Writers Guild pushed for much-needed changes. This insider knowledge will give you a fresh perspective on the strategies and tactics employed by both sides during high-stakes negotiations.
Behind the Headlines
The WGA strike was a game-changer that showcased the power of unity and effective communication. This episode unravels the complexities of the strike negotiations, dives into the world of social media activism, and presents an insider’s perspective on sustaining a career in Hollywood.
Gain exclusive access to the behind-the-scenes world of Hollywood strikes and negotiations in this episode of the Indestructible PR Podcast with Molly McPherson. An episode that will leave you informed, entertained, and craving more insider knowledge. Let’s dive into the irresistible world of Hollywood!
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