It’s About Family: Discovery Communications Underscores Commitment to Employees, Supporting New Parents and Caregivers with Enhanced U.S. Paid Leave Policy

Discovery Communications proudly announced a new paid leave policy for U.S. employees today, featuring a significant expansion of the company’s current parental leave benefits as well as a new caregiver leave offering. With the announcement, Discovery joins a small, but growing group of companies committing to enhanced paid family leave benefits in the U.S., where the absence of national regulation has made paid family leave a hot topic in America…

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 Named to the 2014 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For List

Today, Discovery Communications is celebrating an exciting achievement recognizing the company for something many of us already know – Discovery is a great place to work. Named to the 2014 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, Discovery was chosen for its commitment to creating a healthy and balanced workplace, and a culture of innovation, inclusion and continuous learning. Discovery is only one of two media companies in the Top…

Meet the Interns: Human Resources’ Andres Gomez

After a great semester, last week we bid farewell to our spring interns at Discovery Communications (as we get ready for a wonderful new group to join us in June). In our final Meet the Interns profile, we’ll introduce you to Andres Gomez, a second-year Master of Arts candidate at Hofstra University. He is currently studying Industrial and Organizational Psychology and has been enjoying his time this semester with the…