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April 14, 2014

An Overview of ESPN's Digital Media Associates Program for Young Professionals

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPNCareers.com is the place to jumpstart your job search and find careers in a variety of fields at “The Worldwide Leader in Sports.” But if you’re specifically interested in the digital media industry, ESPN’s Digital Media Associates (DMA) program might be a perfect fit for your professional aspirations.
April 7, 2014

Behind the Scenes at ABC's 'The View' with 'NBA Countdown' Host Sage Steele

By Kristen Hudak, ESPN
It’s quite common to see familiar faces from across The Walt Disney Company appear on ABC, ESPN, the Disney Channel, Disney XD and throughout the Disney family of networks in a variety of different roles. Crossover opportunities are often developed across Disney platforms to share unique resources and content, while introducing key programming to new audiences. For example, hosts from ABC’s "The Chew" shared recipes on ESPN’s "College GameDay" and ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd and SEC Network’s Brent Musburger voiced animated characters in Disney•Pixar’s "Cars 2" and "Disney’s Planes".
March 28, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Newsies' Celebrates Second Anniversary, ESPN Earns 46 Sports Emmy Nominations, Big Thunder Mountain Re-Opens at Disneyland and More

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
"Newsies," the Tony® Award-winning "Critics' Pick" originally announced for 101 performances in 2012 and now approaching its 900th performance, celebrates two years on Broadway tomorrow, March 29, at the Nederlander Theatre. Since bursting onto Broadway, "Newsies" has set and broken seven Nederlander Theatre house records on its way to becoming the highest grossing show of the 2011-12 Broadway season. The show received 23 major theatrical nominations—including eight Tony Award nods—and won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Score and Choreography.
March 17, 2014

ESPN's 'Sport Science' and 'Nightline' Team Up on the Sidelines

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo leads his team into the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship on Thursday as the East Region’s No. 4 seed. His Spartans will meet No. 13-seed Delaware in Spokane, Washington, to begin their quest to reach the Final Four. What kind of stress does a coach like Izzo endure during a game? ESPN’s "Sport Science" and ABC’s "Nightline" asked that question and worked together – with Izzo’s cooperation – to get answers.
February 21, 2014

Walt Disney World Resort to Host Professional and Amateur Sports This Spring

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Best known for its four theme parks, two water parks and 26 resort hotels, Walt Disney World Resort is also home to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, featuring state-of-the-art sports facilities and partners.

February 11, 2014

Celebrating 10 Years of ESPN Deportes

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
With a decade of record-breaking growth and millions of fans in the U.S., the ESPN Spanish-language network continues its commitment to creating high-quality, culturally relevant content. From print and television to radio and digital, ESPN Deportes is the sports news and information hub for Latino sports fans.
February 3, 2014

Retail Shelves are 'Frozen' with Bestseller Products

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products

As fans are belting out “Let It Go” and other hit songs during the special Frozen sing-along engagement in theaters across the country, Anna and Elsa are bringing their frosty adventures to store shelves in retailers nationwide!

January 28, 2014

ESPN's 'Jimmy V Week' Raises $1.8 Million for Cancer Research

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
For the past seven years, ESPN has stood alongside The V Foundation and supported the renowned organization’s mission to fight cancer and find a cure for the devastating disease.
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 8, 2014

Yahoo Finance Names Disney Company of the Year

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
One of the most exciting things about working at Disney is playing a part in the development of stellar products and experiences that touch the lives of so many around the globe. Knowing that alone makes my job all the more fulfilling and enjoyable.

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