U.S. Secretary of Labor Perez Visits Discovery Headquarters

Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited the global headquarters of Discovery Communications to tour the onsite childcare facility and full service Wellness Center with Adria Alpert Romm, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer for Discovery. Secretary Perez also met recent Montgomery College graduate and new Discovery employee Nerissa Turner, a Media Operations Technician at the company’s production facility. Turner was recently hired by Discovery after interning over the summer…

Discovery to Lend Support to ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

Today, President Barack Obama will announce a new public and private partnership, My Brother’s Keeper, to address a U.S. crisis with regard to minority men and boys. Discovery Communications, as a part of its commitment to equality and education — regardless of color or economic circumstances, will join the President and other leaders in the business, philanthropic and non-profit sectors to develop an aggressive agenda targeted at narrowing and eliminating…

Discovery Hosts First ‘Discover Your Career’ Panel at Montgomery College

Last year, Discovery Communications launched Discover Your Skills, a multimedia public affairs campaign designed to provide unemployed and underemployed Americans with important job resources. Earlier today, Adria Alpert Romm, our Senior Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Global Diversity, was joined by leaders from across the company for the first Discover Your Career panel a Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. This event, and those to follow in the coming…

Flying Wild Alaska’s Ariel Tweto Heads to Capitol Hill, Raises Awareness for Aviation Careers

In May, Discovery Communications unveiled the Discover Your Skills initiative — a multimedia public affairs campaign designed to provide unemployed and underemployed Americans with access to critical resources for obtaining marketable job skills. This evening, Flying Wild Alaska‘s Ariel Tweto and Clark Bunting, President and General Manager of Discovery Channel, announced a new PSA featuring the Alaska native at a reception for the bipartisan Congressional General Aviation Caucus in Washington,…

‘Discover Your Skills’ Program Extended to PSAs, Partnerships

In May, we announced here that Mike Rowe of Discovery Channel‘s Dirty Jobs has partnered with Discovery Communications on a new multimedia initiative, Discover Your Skills, that provides unemployed and underemployed Americans with access to resources for obtaining marketable job skills while also raising the awareness of employment opportunities. It includes www.DiscoverYourSkills.com, an online resource providing links and information to help educate, prepare and advance entry to the workforce.  Today,…

Discovery Communications Launches ‘Discover Your Skills’ with Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe

Discovery Channel’s Mike Rowe has become an advocate for skilled laborers and the American workforce, through Dirty Jobs, mikeroweWORKS and more. At the same time, Discovery Communications has been educating the world for almost 26 years and highlighting hardworking men and women that are the backbone of communities and our economy. Today, Discovery and Mike are announcing a new multimedia initiative, Discover Your Skills, that will provide unemployed and underemployed…