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August 17, 2015

ESPN Receives Five 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards from the National Association of Black Journalists

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

On August 8 in Minneapolis, ESPN won five 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards at the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) 40th annual convention.

July 23, 2015

Robin Roberts’ Special Olympics Preview: “A Labor of Love”

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

Between her weekday duties as an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning America (GMA) and preparation to host the Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games on Saturday, July 25, Robin Roberts has been burning the candle at both ends.

July 20, 2015

‘Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions’

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group

Since its debut in February, Disney Junior’s Miles from Tomorrowland has carved out a special place in children’s entertainment, featuring storytelling that engages young minds in the wonders of space, science and technology. In just a few short months, the show has become the No. 1 series across preschool networks in Total Viewers.

July 2, 2015

Thirty Disney Employees from Around the World Selected for Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project in Support of Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In just a couple of weeks, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will bring an exciting series of competitions to Los Angeles. Disney is proud to support this landmark event as a Founding Champion and Games Sponsor—with ESPN serving as the official media partner—and through its second Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project.

June 26, 2015

'Teen Beach 2' Stars and Disney Research's BeachBot Inspire Creativity

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group

As part of Disney|ABC Television Group’s recently announced “Summer of Creativity” initiative, designed to help inspire youths to change the world, stars of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Teen Beach 2 Ross Lynch, Chrissie Fit and John DeLuca introduced Inner City Arts students to art and technology combined in Disney Research’s robot invention, BeachBot.