Writers Guild East Announces Council Election Results

Terms for the 10 new members begin immediately and last through 2012

Six freelance and four staff seats have been been voted on for the Writer's Guild of America council. The 387 ballots were counted and results in, the guild said Friday.

Gina Gionfriddo, Andrew Bergman, Jeremy Pikser , John Auerbach, Terry George, and Walter Bernstein were the freelance writers who will join the council.

Elected as staff members on the council were Cath Twohill, Marta Gibbons , Art Daley and Ted Schreiber.

Their terms begin immediately and run through September 2012.