WCBS 880 and WNET Among Writers Guild Award Winners


By Jerry Barmash Comment

The final award ceremony before Sunday night’s Academy Awards handed out trophies for the best writers in the country. At the top of the Writers Guild winners’ list was Oscar favorite Argo and  for the screenplay categories.

But there was a local feel Saturday night. WCBS 880 tech segment Dishin Digital was recognized for writer Robert Hawley. The feature is hosted by Paul Murnane.

On the TV side, PBS’ Channel 13/WNET was honored, or specifically Bill Moyers, for the analysis, feature, or commentary section. His piece The Ghost of Joe McCarthy won the award for Moyers and Michael Winship.