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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.
February 28, 2013

Minnie's Moonlit Madness Scavenger Hunt Tests Disney Knowledge

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Tonight, Cast Members get to show how much “Disney” they know in the form of a special trivia-based Q&A session followed by a two-hour scavenger hunt. This epic adventure, known as Minnie’s Moonlit Madness, is an annual event hosted at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
November 8, 2012

Disney Helps Employees Pursue Higher Education
 Through Education Reimbursement

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Education is an important theme here at Disney, whether its developing educational products, supporting education-based nonprofits or, even, helping employees pursue higher education.

November 7, 2012

Disney Engages Employees to 'Imagine What's Next in Technology'

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

At Disney, we use technology every day to create better guest experiences and distribute our content. From data centers to user interface, technology is core to who we are as a company and it drives our businesses. So it’s no surprise that we’re always looking for opportunities to bring together the company’s technology experts to discuss what’s next in tech.