Your guild officers


The local is governed by a 14-member Executive Board composed of six officers elected by the entire membership and four officers elected by each of the two units — Post-Gazette and Point Park.


President: Zack Tanner

1st Vice President: Ed Blazina

2nd Vice President: Karen Dwyer

3rd Vice President: Ben Schonberger

Treasurer: Patti Sabatini

Secretary: Alex McCann

Post-Gazette unit delegates:

Chair: Andrew Goldstein
Secretary: John Santa
Treasurer: Vacant
Delegate: Rebecca Spiess

Point Park unit delegates:

Chair: J. Dwight Hines
Secretary: Marion Dixon
Treasurer: William Breslove
Delegate: Kirstin Hanley

Have a question about the Guild, contract or our workplace?
Feel free to contact any member of the executive committee listed above.

Human rights and equity

On the local and the international levels, the Guild is committed to human rights and equality in our workplaces and in our union.

For more information about the The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh’s human rights and equity committee activities, please e-mail

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