Home » Archive

Articles Archive for April 2014

Disney Media »

[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on Upcoming Episode of ‘Jessie’

First Lady Michelle Obama is set to guest star on Disney Channel’s hit show Jessie next month.
The storyline for the episode raises awareness about the service, sacrifice, and needs of military families. The special episode is part of Disney’s ongoing support for the U.S. Armed Services and the White House’s Joining Forces initiative.
The episode, “From the White House to Our House,” finds Jessie and Zuri wanting to host a birthday party for Taylor, a friend whose mother is deployed with the military. Taylor doesn’t want to celebrate without her mom, …

Disney Parks, runDisney »

[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
All New Medals to be awarded for All Races for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Registration opened this week for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races, and as of today several races are sold out.
No matter what race you might be running, runDisney is handing out all new medals for all runners who complete the races.
Next year marks the 10th anniversary for Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge and that milestone will be marked with a special commemorative medal. The challenge is 39.3 miles and includes finishing the half marathon and the full marathon.
The already sold out Walt Disney World 10K will feature …

Disney Corporate, Disney Parks »

[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Dreamer and Doers Program Accepting Nominations through April 25

The Disney Dreamers and Doers Program is currently accepting nominations for Central Florida students who inspire others as role models in their communities and schools.
Students are encouraged to nominate themselves and based on the nominations, school principals in Central Florida will select one student to represent their classmates as Dreamers and Doers.
Once the students are selected, a panel of Disney judges will then select up to 15 Shining Stars from the public and private elementary, middle, and high schools in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, and Polk counties.
“It’s an honor to …

Disney Parks, Featured, Other »

[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Disney Food Blog Announces the Release of the ‘DFB Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks’ e-Book

If you’re a Disney foodie fan and want the best information about all the snacks at the Magic Kingdom, you’ll want to check out the latest DFB Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks e-book.
This instantly downloadable e-book is a PDF guide full of photos, information, and advice on more than 150 snacks at the Magic Kingdom.
It also features current prices and Disney Dining Plan snack credits, tips and tricks, snack locations, “hidden treats” and add-ons, and Disney Food Blog reviews of the snacks.
The 2014 edition of the DFB Guide to Magic …

Disney Parks, runDisney »

[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Registration for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Now Open

Runners take your mark! Registration opens today for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon.
The Walt Disney World Marathon weekend is January 7-11, 2015 at the Walt Disney World Resort and the races include the marathon, half marathon, Goofy Race and a Half Challenge, 10K, 5K, Dopey Challenge, and Kids races.
Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge is 39.3 miles over two days of races. It combines the Half Marathon on Saturday and the full Marathon on Sunday. Runners who complete both races within the pacing requirements will earn the Goofy medal …

Disney Parks, Other »

[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces May 2014 Merchandise Events Including Perfect Petals Brunch

Just in time for Mother’s Day shopping, the Walt Disney World Resort has announced the May merchandise events.
The month begins with an appearance by Larry Dotson on May 1-4 at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney Marketplace. Larry will also be at the Main Street Cinema in the Magic Kingdom from May 21-24.
On May 2 from 5-7 p.m., Disney Design Group artist Casey Jones will be appearing at D Street in Downtown Disney to sign the new Pirates of the Caribbean Vinylmation Series 2. You can find the perfect …

Disney Parks, Headline, Other »

[21 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Speedway Presents The Fittipaldi Cup as Part of The Exotics Course in June

The ultimate exotic car experience is coming to the Walt Disney World Speedway on June 13 when The Fittipaldi Cup arrives for just one day.
The Fittipaldi Cup is a one-of-a-kind program that gives participants a chance to drive supercars, street cars, and karts in timed and scored events as they compete for the Fittipaldi Cup trophy.
The Exotic Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Speedway has partnered with Christian Fittipaldi to present this experience.
The day includes two 6-lap driving experiences in cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, and Nissan. Participants will …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media, Other »

[21 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
ESPN’s Digital Media Associates Program Provides Learning Experience for Young Professionals

For young professionals interested in digital media and who might be interested in starting their career at ESPN, the Digital Media Associates Program could be the right program.
This highly competitive program gives participants a chance to gain real-world exposure to ESPN’s digital and print platforms including video, social, and creative design. DMA program associates also have a chance to work alongside ESPN’s senior leaders.
The DMA program is designed to provide participants with a learning experience that is based on their individual objectives as they are matched to ESPN’s current business …

Disney Movies »

[20 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disneynature’s ‘Bears’ Roars Into Theaters Just in Time for Earth Day 2014

The latest Disneynature film, Bears, is now open in theaters nationwide just in time for Tuesday’s Earth Day celebration.
The film follows in the cinematic footsteps of other Disneynature films including Oceans, African Cats, and Chimpanzee.
Bears is narrated by John C. Reilly (Wreck-It-Ralph) and follows a bear family for one year as two young cubs (Scout and Amber) learn how to survive in the rugged wilderness of Alaska with their mother, Sky.
The film is co-directed by Keith Scholey, a British zoologist and wildlife photographer who also co-directed African Cats for Disneynature.
“The …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media »

[19 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ariana Grande and Zendaya Set to Perform at Radio Disney Music Awards on April 26

The list of performers at next weekend’s Radio Disney Music Awards includes Zendaya, Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, and R5.
The RDMA red carpet will feature pop culture stars in addition to Star Wars Stormtroopers. Celebrities scheduled to attend including Kelly Osbourne, Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Olivia Holt (I Didn’t Do It), Ariel Winter (Modern Family), Cody Simpson, Maia Mitchell (Teen Beach Movie), and Mark Cuban (Shark Tank).
A seven-city live tour, On the Road to the RDMAs, is preceding the awards ceremony and will culminate in the Pre-Show Festival in Nokia …