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Leading by Example: Viacom Hosts Inspiring Career Day with Figure Skating in Harlem

By Kavell Brown
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Viacom, in partnership with The BEAT (the African American Employee Resource Group), hosted a career day for over a dozen girls from Figure Skating in Harlem (FSH). The girls, grades 7-11, were exposed to the world of media and entertainment and a peek into Viacom’s culture. The event was all part of Viacommunity’s (Viacom’s corporate social responsibility arm) All Good, All Year Initiative. All Good, All Year aims to engage employees each month with at least one volunteer event.

SpongeBob Mural at Roy Romer, Van Nuys

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For this semester's philanthropy project the Nickterns paired up with Muralism.org to paint a mural on the campus of Roy Romer Middle School in Van Nuys. Muralism is a nonprofit organization that is commited to beautifying the city of Los Angeles, while providing employment to artists with special needs. The SpongeBob themed mural overlooks Romer Middle School's new athletic field and is part of the school's initiative to encourage students to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

Nickelodeon Proudly Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Jonathan Rodriguez went from being an extremely shy kid in Burbank High’s Animation Program to intern at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio to artist on Nick’s hit show, The Loud House. Hear the accounts from his family, instructors and Nickelodeon mentors that believed and invested in him on his incredible journey.

Nickelodeon proudly supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

SpongeBob and NICKtern friends Make a Splash in LA Hospital Playroom

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This semester, our Summer NICKterns took on what may have been the largest intern mural project to date. Our NICKterns partnered with the mega-talented Peter Bennett, Art Director on SpongeBob SquarePants, to create a SpongeBob-themed mural at County USC Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles. Using Peter’s design, the NICKterns aimed to create an underwater oasis for the playroom area in the hospital’s Pediatric Inpatient Unit. In just three short days, the interns were able to create a floor-to-ceiling rendition of Bikini Bottom for the hospital’s patients to enjoy themselves in.

Viacom Brands Win Five 2018 Cynopsis Social Good Awards

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Viacom won five 2018 Cynopsis Social Good Awards for its civic-minded media focused on LGBT advocacy, disaster relief, and anti-bullying action, among other issues. Read about each campaign below.

Awareness Campaign/Initiative – Children’s Sector

Nickelodeon Creative Advertising – Nick SPLAT – Truth – Trivia

Burbank YMCA Reveals Mural “For All”

By Thomas Chavira
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The YMCA of Burbank has received a youthful facelift on the side of their building located on Magnolia Boulevard and 3rd Street.

Nickelodeon, as part of a philanthropy project their interns undertake every semester, has provided the Burbank YMCA with a colorful and large mural that decorates the west side of their building facing the parking lot.

Typically, the murals are designed for schools. This time around, however, the interns felt the Burbank YMCA served as the perfect platform for their altruistic work.

From Props to Production Equipment, Nickelodeon Recycling Efforts Turn Trash into Treasure

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The set is a key component of any television show. It’s a sometimes subtle, yet always vital backdrop upon which the characters play out their story. After all, what would Nickelodeon’s School of Rock be without a classroom setting, musical instruments and preppy school uniforms?

Nick Animation Dazzles with Content Celebrating Women’s History Month

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Viacom celebrated Women’s History Month with events and activations throughout the company, including a global cross-brand collaboration for International Women’s Day on March 8, and employee events (including an employee 

Nick International Highlights What #KidsCan Do With Nine Extraordinary Stories

by Stuart Winchester
Blog

A 16-year-old girl in the United Arab Emirates organizes environmental clean-ups in more than 10 countries. A 13-year-old in the Philippines gives gifts and hygiene products to 10,000 street kids in his community. A 16-year-old who fled Syria starts a school for 200 children in his refugee camp.

The Viacommunity Spirit Emerges from the Eye of the Storm

by Stuart Winchester
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As Hurricane Maria intensified to a Category 5 storm and set a bullseye on Puerto Rico last September, Victor Caro knew there was only one place he could go: directly into the eye of the storm.

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