Discovery Employees Kick Off Seventh Annual Creating Change Impact Initiative

For the seventh year, Discovery employees at the company’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD are off and running with pro bono projects that will ultimately help over 20 nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC metro area! In the past, the Creating Change initiative has consisted of a day-long marathon event, but for the first time the projects are extended to three months in order to dive deeper into the…

Discovery Seeks Nonprofit Partners for Annual Creating Change Initiative

On November 11th, Discovery Communications will host its seventh annual Discovery Impact: Creating Change, a pro bono initiative where employees across the company work together to harness their creative powers to help local community partners with their marketing, communications and operational needs. This year’s program will consist of a conference on Friday, November 11th with the opportunity for a 3-month pro bono project for selected nonprofit organizations which will conclude in February.…

Employees Join Forces to ‘Create Change’ at Sixth Annual Pro Bono Marathon Event

The Silver Spring Creating Change group.

If you walked around the office today, you’d see groups of similarly dressed employees huddling in practically ever corner of the building – from large conference rooms to small, informal meeting spaces and communal areas nestled to the side of some of the building’s open areas. That’s the image of our annual pro bono initiative, Creating Change, that seems to permeate all other images: employees working together. Teamwork and collaboration. It may sound cliché.…

Apply Now to Be a Part of Discovery’s Sixth Annual Creating Change

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  On November 5th, Discovery Communications will host its sixth annual Discovery Impact: Creating Change, a two-day pro bono initiative where employees across the company work together to harness their creative powers to help local community partners with their marketing, communications and operational needs. This year’s program will consist of a 12-hour marathon and conference on Thursday, November 5th followed by project presentations with the selected nonprofit organizations on Friday, November 6th.…

Join Discovery Communications by Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

Businesses, charities, families, community centers, schools and individuals from around the world are coming together today to celebrate Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. The annual movement is timed to coincide with Thanksgiving and the kickoff of the holiday season – a time when season spending hits a series of successive high notes with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Here at Discovery Communications, we’re proud…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here at Discovery, we’re welcoming the weekend with open arms after a long week of walking wires, announcing a new Chief Creative Officer for Discovery Networks International and Creating Change. Here are some other things that have happened this week, in case you missed it: TLC’s ‘Little Couple’ to Return in December (The Wrap) Inside 19 Kids & Counting Stars Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s Wedding (People) Discovery…

Discovery’s Fifth Annual Creating Change Ends with Smiles, New Relationships

At 9:45pm last night, I was seated at my desk working on a presentation when I heard a shout of laughter echo down the nearby hallway. It’s not often that you’d expect to hear such a happy noise at such a late hour, and yet there seemed to be an endless buzz of excitement and friendly chatter in the office until I left almost an hour later. The level of…

Day One of Discovery’s Creating Change: A Lot of Work for a Lot of Good

Since 10am this morning, employees here in Silver Spring have been working together to brainstorm, draft, cut, paste, build, edit and ultimately finalize a series of deliverables for 21 local nonprofit organizations in the Maryland, DC and Virginia areas. The collaboration is part of Discovery’s Creating Change marathon event, a pro bono initiative where employees come together to combine their creative forces for the benefit of the nonprofits, developing everything…

Discovery Gears Up for Fifth Annual Creating Change

In small corners and community kitchens, tucked away in seating areas and vacant hallways, Discovery employees are meeting in preparation for the fifth annual Discovery Impact: Creating Change marathon that kicks off here in Silver Spring tomorrow, November 6th. The event is a pro bono initiative where employees from a diverse range of departments – from production to marketing to events – team up to bring their creative forces together…

Attention Nonprofits: Application for Discovery’s 5th Annual ‘Creating Change’ Now Available

At Discovery, we like to give back. And giving back is even more meaningful when you can leverage your personal passions and professional skills, as Discovery Communications employees have the last four years through Discovery Impact: Creating Change. Creating Change is Discovery’s annual creative marathon that pairs talented Discovery teams with nonprofit partners in our community that can benefit from our expertise — through topic-focused workshops covering branding, social media…