In Maine: IBEW Local 1837
16 Old Winthrop Road
Manchester, ME 04351
Phone: (207) 623-1030, Fax: (207) 621-8384
In New Hampshire:
680 Central Avenue, Suite 201
Dover, NH 03820
Phone: (603) 743-1652, Fax: (603) 743-1654


The union represents more than 40 employees at the CBS Television Network affiliate in Portland, Maine. The television station also produces news programming for the local Fox Television Network affiliate in Portland, WPFO-TV 23.

WGME-TV 13 is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., of Baltimore, which is a publicly traded company. The predominantly non-union Sinclair owns, operates or provides services to 186 television stations in 87 broadcasting markets. Sinclair purchased WGME-TV from the locally-owned Guy Gannett Communications in 1998.

IBEW Local 1837 is proud to represent most of the people who work behind the scenes at WGME-TV 13. These hardworking broadcast professionals include the Operating Technicians, News Editors, Assignment Editors, Photographers, Engineers, Producers and Directors who create and produce a variety of news and public service programs, commercials and station promotional announcements. Our members have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in television by a diverse group of local, state, and national organizations of journalists and broadcasters.

IBEW members at WGME-TV work side-by-side with their union brothers and sisters in SAG-AFTRA, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federal of Television and Radio Artists. SAG-AFTRA represents the television reporters and news anchors at WGME-TV.

Chief Steward - Jack Amrock
Steward - Pierre Maurice



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