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Tony Chambers Named Head of Disney’s Global Theatrical Distribution

By |2021-01-08T14:57:37-08:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tony Chambers has been named the new head of Disney's Global Theatrical Distribution. Chambers, who has been with Disney for over two decades, takes over the role from Cathleen Taff. Taff served as head of [...]

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Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson Celebrates Her 110th Birthday

By |2020-07-22T13:16:55-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ruthie Tompson, a longtime Disney animation supervisor and now the oldest resident at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's Country House and Hospital, turns 110 today. She's celebrating by attempting to raise $110,000 in support [...]

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek Remains Confident in Reopening Plan for Walt Disney World

By |2020-05-27T16:01:41-07:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, Parks, Shanghai Disney Resort, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Disney CEO Bob Chapek appeared on Bloomberg TV from Magic Kingdom Park earlier today with Emily Chang and David Westin to talk about the reopening of the Walt Disney World theme parks. Emily Chang asked [...]

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Disney Furloughs Go Into Effect for 100,000 Employees

By |2020-04-19T10:11:29-07:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today marks the start of furloughs for employees of The Walt Disney Company. These furloughs include over 100,000 employees. This is about half of Disney’s employees. This drastic action to cut costs for The Walt [...]

Bob’s Back? – GEEKS CORNER – Episode 1028 (#499)

By |2020-04-15T08:52:04-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Geeks Corner|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another episode of GEEKS CORNER! This week, the geeks talk about the return of Bob Iger as an active leader of The Walt Disney Company. They also talk about what that means for [...]

Disney to Furlough Non-Necessary Employees Starting April 19

By |2020-04-02T15:40:23-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , |

Starting on April 19th, Disney will furlough employees with jobs that "aren't necessary." This will come after five weeks of compensation for Disney cast members despite many of the Disney businesses being shut down due [...]

Disney Announces Closure of Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disneyland Paris Resorts

By |2020-03-12T18:07:33-07:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Featured, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today The Walt Disney Company announced the closure of multiple Disney resorts due to the coronavirus outbreak. The news began with the announcement that the Disneyland Resort will be closing the gates to its parks [...]

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The Walt Disney Company Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Earnings for Fiscal 2019

By |2019-08-06T22:37:19-07:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported quarterly earnings for its third fiscal quarter ended June 29, 2019. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the quarter decreased 59% to $0.79 [...]

Disney Garners Perfect Score on Disability Equality Index

By |2019-07-18T09:27:33-07:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company scored a perfect 100 percent on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion. The annual benchmarking index [...]

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