Discovery Communications, Inc. Aisling Sheehan

Overview:

  1. About Discovery Communications
  2. Philanthropy work
  3. Employee benefits
What is Discovery Communications?

About Discovery Communications

  • Silver Springs, Maryland
  • 7000 employees
  • Owns channels such as Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, and more.

Philanthropy Work

Change the Tide
  • Discovery Impact
  • Change the Tide- preserves the oceans
  • Discovery Learning Alliance- increase education in developing countries
Discovery Communications Headquarters for "Shark Week"

Employee Benefits

  • Named in the "100 Best" by working mothers magazine for 16 years
  • On-site childcare
  • On-site wellness center
  • Maternal, paternal and caregiver leave

Philosophy: "When you are successful in your personal life, you will naturally excel at work."

Sources

  • "Discovery Communications, Inc." Discovery Communications Inc. Web. 14 Apr. 2017. <https://corporate.discovery.com/discover-your-impact/>.
  • "Discovery Communications, Inc." Discovery Communications Inc. Web. 15 Apr. 2017. <https://corporate.discovery.com/discovery-newsroom/discovery-communications-announces-significant-enhancement-of-u-s-employee-paid-leave-policy-for-new-parents-and-caregivers/>.
  • "Discovery Communications Through the Decades." Discovery Through the Decades. Web. 14 Apr. 2017. <http://30yearsofdiscovery.com/>.
  • Fave Place in DC: Shark Week’s Chompie at Discovery Communications | THE DC MOMS. Web. 15 Apr. 2017. <http://www.thedcmoms.com/2012/08/fave-place-in-dc-shark-weeks-chompie-at-discovery-communications/>.
  • Hoover's. Web. 15 Apr. 2017.<http://subscriber.hoovers.com/H/company360/overview.html?companyId=43731000000000>.
  • "Why Education? | Discovery Learning Alliance." Education Changes Everything. Web. 14 Apr. 2017. <http://www.discoverylearningalliance.org/why-education/>.

Credits:

Created with images by apasciuto - "Ocean" • skeeze - "world earth planet" • Unsplash - "jellyfish underwater ocean"

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