UNC screenwriting students and professors have mixed reactions to the end of the writers strike

UNC senior Haley Van Raay (right) joined a picket line outside Warner Bros. studios in Los Angeles. She’s joined by Sandra Haywood, assistant showrunner at Okay Goodnight (left) and Co-creator of Friends Marta Kauffman.

On Wednesday, the Writers Guild for America, or WGA, reached a tentative agreement to end its 148-day strike. The strike halted film production and distribution across the country.

Some UNC students and faculty were affected by the shutdown. Carolina Connection’s Samantha Hoffman reports.

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