Recently Comcast announced the launch of LIFT labs for Entrepreneurs – a start-up accelerator for media, entertainment and connectivity start-ups. The first lab under this program will open in Philadelphia and the company is looking to expand the program to Atlanta next year.
Three-year agreement will expand local collaboration
PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Comcast NBCUniversal and Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit organization for military veteran-led startups, today announced a three-year expansion of its partnership, continuing their mutual support of the military community and veteran-owned businesses.
By Jamar Johnson, Manager of HR Systems and Quality Management and lead for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Black Employee Network
For the Watson family, it is the people behind the history makers that spark their interest.
Meet Everel Watson, a single mother of four, who works tirelessly to teach her children to appreciate not just the individuals who make it into the history books, but also the people who helped shape the course of their lives. Living in the house their grandmother grew up in, and hearing about her life first-hand, has afforded Everel’s children a unique perspective on African American history.
By Keesha Boyd Executive Director of Multicultural Services at Comcast
Growing up in the 80s and 90s, there were just a few shows and films whose lead characters reflected who I was and who I aspired to be. The quirky yet relatable coming of age stories of ADifferent World’s Denise Huxtable, played by Lisa Bonet, offered a fresh perspective that television had not seen before. The ratings soared, and the show was a hit. But even more importantly, I saw myself and my potential in Denise’s stories -- in the depiction of her black college life, in the clothing she wore, and in her cultural background.
NBCUniversal's long-standing Emmy-award winning public service campaign, The More You Know, just launched a new season of PSAs.
With pillars focused on diversity, education, health, digital literacy, community, and the environment; the new season has brought this historical legacy campaign to the next generation. The 2017 PSAs feature NBCUniversal’s biggest and brightest including Jane Lynch (Hollywood Game Night), Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us), Willie Geist (TODAY/Sunday TODAY/Morning Joe), Jason Kennedy (E! News) and many more.
PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - At the NASCAR XFINITY Series™ and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ banquet on Monday, November 21, Comcast announced Wade Jackson as the winner of the second annual Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award. Comcast created the award in 2015 to honor NASCAR team members for their outstanding charitable endeavors, awarding $60,000 to the winner’s selected charity and $30,000 to the respective charities of the two remaining finalists.
By Aaron Saenz, Network Maintenance Supervisor for Comcast Cable
I first joined Comcast 21 years ago as a cable technician, right out of high school, and the pace of change since then has been rapid, especially in the last several years. But what hasn’t changed are the hearts of the people I work with every day, and that was reinforced for me again in the last few weeks.