Employee Benefits

August 27, 2014

A Great Day to Be Inspired

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney/ABC Television Group’s (DATG) commitment to philanthropy and being a good corporate citizen is an important part of who we are and what we stand for. The Company has a rich history of giving, and through the ongoing efforts of our citizenship teams, VoluntEARS initiatives and employee engagement, that legacy carries on and grows stronger with each hour of service.
May 19, 2014

Disney Interactive's Kelowna Studio Named Disney's VoluntEAR Team of the Year

By Scott Slesinger, Disney Interactive
As we celebrate our VoluntEARS this month at the Company, we're happy to announce that our Kelowna Studio, the headquarters for Club Penguin, was recognized as Disney’s 2013 VoluntEAR Team of the Year for the North American region. Volunteerism is a central and enduring part of Disney’s legacy and culture. Since the program’s founding in 1987, our VoluntEARS from more than 40 countries around the world continue to give their time and expertise to brighten the lives of kids and families in need.
May 13, 2014

Creativity Abounds at Disney Television Animation Art Gallery

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney Television Animation recently hosted a “Man vs. Machine: The Robot Show!” art gallery, inspiring dozens of artistic pieces created by the group’s talented employee base. “We get our production people, we get executives, we get lots of different people in the studio contributing pieces,” Eric Coleman, senior vice president, Original Series, Disney Television Animation, said.
March 6, 2014

Disney Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Designer

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Strolling through the Glendale Central Creative Campus, we bump into Melissa Cassara, a third-generation Disney employee. “My grandfather worked at the Studio as a carpenter, and my father was a set dresser and would often work on Disney productions. My mother even worked on the Studio lot,” she says. “I feel special carrying on the Disney tradition in my family.”
January 14, 2014

ESPN Welcomes a New Building on Campus

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
When ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen purchased property in Bristol, Connecticut, for its 1979 launch, the site measured less than acre. Today, ESPN’s headquarters stretches 123 acres, including 36 in Southington, Connecticut.
Topics: ESPN
January 6, 2014

My First Disney VoluntEARS Experience: Operation Gratitude

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company
We stood looking at each other in front of the Operation Gratitude Center in Van Nuys, California, on a misty November morning, not sure of what to expect. If you’re not already familiar with the organization, Operation Gratitude annually sends more than 100,000 care packages filled with snacks, entertainment and hand-made items, plus personal letters of appreciation, to Veterans, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care Givers and to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed overseas.
December 24, 2013

The Holidays Arrive at The Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The cheerful melody of Christmas Carols. The smell of gingerbread cookies in the air. Brightly lit garland and Christmas Trees galore. Sounds like the perfect holiday scene.
August 29, 2013

A Fun Afternoon on the Studio Lot!

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
From time to time, we've shown you photos of some fun employee-exclusive activities that take place around the company on Disney Post, but I was a bit, well, “Sklar struck” today as I noticed a celebrity was in our midst during lunchtime on the Walt Disney Studios Lot.
August 20, 2013

Disney Employees Participate in Canoe Races Around the World

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Here at Disney, there are so many activities that bring us together as employees. One event makes a particularly big splash every year — the annual canoe races!
March 19, 2013

The Disney Heroes Award: Honoring Employees Who Save Lives

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Emergency preparedness and safety are highly valued here at Disney, so much so that a special award — the Disney Heroes Award — was introduced to recognize employees who save a life or prevent serious injuries.


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