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March 31, 2015

The Walt Disney Company Listed in the Universum Top 100 Most Attractive Employers List for 2015

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

Universum and more than 80,000 U.S. students have ranked The Walt Disney Company as an employer of choice based on their respective majors. This was revealed in Universum’s list of top 100 most attractive employers for 2015.

March 16, 2015

Disney Announces D23 Expo Japan 2015

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company


After a successful debut in 2013, The Walt Disney Company Japan announced today that D23 Expo Japan 2015 will take place over three days, November 6–8, 2015 at the Tokyo Disney Resort®.

March 11, 2015

Disney Campus Recruitment Spotlights Innovation and Inspiration at Tech Talk for Students

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

Last week, Disney Campus Recruitment was thrilled to partner with Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) for our third Tech Talk on March 4, at the DATG offices in Burbank.

October 30, 2013

Anaheim's Small-Town, Big-Time Halloween Parade

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

With the spookiest day of the year creeping up on us tomorrow, we thought we’d get in the spirit of the celebration with a trip down memory lane… all the way to the 1920s—a few decades before The Happiest Place on Earth came to life. In Disney twenty-three, the official magazine of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, author Kevin Kidney takes a look at one of Southern California's longest-running Halloween celebrations.

August 9, 2013

All Things Disney Gathered Under One Roof

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

More Disney history than one could ever imagine, the latest on all things Disney and thousands of fans to share the experience with – count me in! The D23 Expo is the ultimate Disney fan event, and as part of the team responsible for bringing it to life, I couldn't be more exited to be at the Anaheim Convention Center this morning when the doors open for the first time and fans fill the show floor.

July 30, 2013

D23 to Present 'Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives' at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
"Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives" is headed to Chicago! The exhibition, which encompasses nearly 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Museum of Science and Industry on October 16 – the actual 90th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.
July 10, 2013

2013 Disney Legends Award Honorees to Be Celebrated During D23 Expo in Anaheim

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

Today we are proud to announce our 2013 Disney Legend Award recipients! These honorees are people whose imagination, talents and dreams have contributed to the success of The Walt Disney Company. The program was established in 1997 with a ceremony held at Disneyland Paris — commemorating the 5th anniversary of the park and honoring those who helped establish many of the Disney European businesses.

July 1, 2013

Celebrating a Disney Legend: Annette Funicello

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
“Today we’re celebrating the life and legacy of the incomparable Annette Funicello.” Those were the words Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger used to kick off the special ceremony to rededicate Soundstage 1 at The Walt Disney Studios Lot as the "Annette Funicello Stage," showcased in her own handwriting.
June 17, 2013

A Great Day to Be a Disney Fan!

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
Today is a great day if you're a fan of all things Disney! D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, has just relaunched its website — bringing the most behind-the-scenes, exclusive Disney content to fans all over the world.