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Screenwriter and San Antonio native Marcella Ochoa marching on front lines of WGA strike

As a WGA captain, Ochoa manages the schedules of about 30 team members on the picket line in Southern California.

By Kiko Martinez

Screenwriter Marcella Ochoa (Madres) was working in the international publicity department at Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2007 when the Writers Guild of America (WGA) began a strike that lasted 100 days and cost the California economy more than $2 billion. "It was so horrible having to drive into the studio because I felt so bad for everyone picketing outside," Ochoa told the Current during a recent interview...

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