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July 31, 2014

Disney Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Back-to-school season kicks off in just a couple of weeks, but Disney got a little head start today. As the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) unveiled their Great Futures campaign on "Good Morning America," Disney joined the organization and supported its day of events, which included a nationwide backpack stuffing challenge. Disney Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo, who is a BGCA board member, was also present to launch the campaign.
Topics: Citizenship
February 28, 2014

Disney News This Week: Disney Ships Receive Top Honors, 'General Hospital' Airs 13,000th Episode, 'Frozen' Sing-Along on 'Good Morning America,' 'The Wind Rises' Now Playing in Theaters

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards were recently announced, and Disney ships received 29 awards, including 13 No. 1 awards such as Best Overall, Best for Families, Best Service, Best Dining and Entertainment and Best Cabins and Public Rooms for the Disney Fantasy in the Large Ship category. This is the largest number of awards Disney Cruise Line has ever received at a single time. In addition, all four Disney ships were recently ranked among the top cruise ships in the world on the Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers' Choice list, claiming four of the top five spots in the Best Large Cruise Ships category.
February 6, 2014

Compassion is in the Air at Disney

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
February is Compassion Month at Disney. Throughout the month, we will be highlighting some of our contributions and special work with nonprofits that help provide happiness, hope and laughter to kids who need it most.
December 13, 2013

Disney News This Week: Walt Disney Studios Award Nominations, Celebrating 90 Years of Disney Animation, 'Good Morning America' Wins November Sweeps

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Let the award season begin! The Walt Disney Studios was honored with a number of Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations this week. "Saving Mr. Banks" star Emma Thompson—who plays the role of Mary Poppins author P. L. Travers—received a “Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama” nod for the Golden Globes and was recognized in the “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role” category for the SAG Awards. "Frozen", Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest film, was honored with a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Animated Feature Film,” and “Let It Go,” one Elsa’s main ballads, secured a spot in the “Best Original Song—Motion Picture” category. Congratulations to the Studio for this amazing achievement!
December 11, 2013

ESPN Supports Cancer Research Through its Seventh Annual 'Jimmy V Week'

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

I am honored to work for a network that continuously gives back to important causes and charities, especially to The V Foundation, an organization dedicated to saving lives by helping find a cure for cancer in memory of North Carolina State basketball coach and former ESPN analyst, Jim Valvano.

September 6, 2013

'Dancing with the Stars' Cast Revealed, 'Good Morning America' is No. 1, 'Saving Mr. Banks' to Open AFI FEST 2013

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Let’s get ready to… rumba! See who’s a part of the brand-new Dancing with the Stars cast and get the latest news from around Disney this week.

February 20, 2013

Welcome Back, Robin!

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company
Just five months ago, "Good Morning America (GMA)" co-anchor Robin Roberts took a leave from the top-rated morning show to undergo bone marrow transplant surgery as treatment for the rare blood disorder Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. Today, to the delight of devoted fans everywhere, the beloved host made her highly anticipated return home to the show and her GMA family. In honor of this remarkable woman’s triumph, let’s look back at the television personality’s notable trajectory to the top.
February 5, 2013

DJ Steve Porter Creates Remix Videos Across The Walt Disney Company

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
From ABC to ESPN to Disney, creativity takes different forms within each of our brands. However, every now and then a creative project unites them. World-renowned DJ Steve Porter has created mashup video mixes for several groups across Disney, including ESPN, Good Morning America and most recently, Disney Parks. His videos use sound bites and music to create new songs. This latest remix features DJ Steve's take on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation.
January 3, 2013

'Good Morning America's' Tom Cibrowski Talks About the Show's Recent Success

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company

In 2012, Good Morning America became the No. 1-ranked morning news program for the first time in 17 years. The show’s unique style coupled with the on-air team’s chemistry has struck a chord with audiences. After speaking with GMA’s Senior Executive Producer Tom Cibrowski, I quickly found out that the program’s rise to the top is anything but serendipitous.