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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.
January 7, 2014

Disney Legal Forms Pro-Bono Team to Help Families and Communities

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Just recently, we highlighted 10 ways that Disney gave back during the holidays. Disney Legal’s newly formed pro-bono team is one of the groups we mentioned, and their commitment to helping families and communities around us is extending beyond the holidays. Led by Associate General Counsel Karen Frederiksen, the group has already volunteered their time to help guide 14 adoptions through the L.A. County court system—and there’s more work on the way.
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.
January 3, 2014

Disney News This Week: Lucasfilm and Marvel Join Forces to Publish 'Star Wars' Comics, 'Frozen' Crosses $500 Million in Worldwide Box Office, Rose and Fiesta Bowls on ESPN

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Just this morning, Lucasfilm and Marvel Entertainment released their first big announcement for 2014. The two are joining forces to bring new "Star Wars" adventures, with Marvel granted exclusive rights to create and publish "Star Wars" comics and graphic novels beginning in 2015. In fact, the agreement marks a homecoming for the "Star Wars" comic books. If you didn’t know, Marvel Comics published the first "Star Wars" comic book, "Star Wars" #1, in March 1977, which went on to sell more than 1 million copies. Thereafter, Marvel Comics published its "Star Wars" series for nine years.