ViacomCBS Showed the Spirit of Giving Back with a Virtual Community Day for Interns

By Harold Anderson

Coming off the heels of an excellent first-ever Virtual Community Day, the momentum of giving back from home continued as the ViacomCBS Campus to Career and Social Responsibility teams joined forces to ensure once again that summer interns would have the vital opportunity to volunteer from home this year. As an intern on the Social Responsibility team, it felt extra special to be able to help develop a meaningful, give-back experience for all the ViacomCBS summer interns.

ViacomCBS Community Day Goes Virtual

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Our annual ViacomCBS Community Day might look different this year, but the reasons we give back remain the same. Thousands of employees around the world are excited to use this opportunity to volunteer from home – here’s why.

Learn how ViacomCBS employees around the world have found new ways to give back.

Nickelodeon's Nick News Returns With Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, Hosted by Global Superstar Alicia Keys

Hour-long special, amplifying young black voices and providing anti-racism resources for families, premieres Monday, June 29, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
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HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Nickelodeon’s heralded Nick News marks its return with a special hour-long presentation–Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m.

ViacomCBS Gives Back With Virtual Community Day

How employees around the world have found new ways to give back for the company’s annual day of service.

By Crystal Barnes

For 23 consecutive years, thousands of Viacom employees have gathered at hundreds of sites around the world to rebuild and re-energize their communities in an outpouring of goodwill that was called “Viacommunity Day.” When Viacomjoined forces with CBS—whose employees had their own decades-long history of giving back—last December, we looked forward to uniting and enhancing our traditions under the ViacomCBS umbrella this spring.

Then COVID-19 shut down the world.

Creating a Virtual Culture of Inclusion at ViacomCBS

In a virtual celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, ‘The Talk’s’ Carrie Ann Inaba talks confronting racism, the blessings of a multiracial upbringing, and creating her own destiny, with CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.

By Stuart Winchester

For The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba, who is Japanese-Chinese-Irish and grew up in multicultural Hawaii, her multiracial background has always been something to celebrate.

“You wear it with a badge of honor like, ‘I’m this many,’” she remembered of her childhood. “’How many are you?’ Like, ‘Oh, I’m four nationalities.’ ‘Oh, I’m seven.’ It’s kind of like it’s something that we just talk openly about.”

ViacomCBS Employees in Asia on Fostering Creativity in Quarantine

What employees have learned about staying connected to each other and their work.

By Stuart Winchester

ViacomCBS’ employees in Asia may have some helpful perspective for their peers around the world.  

In a virtual panel hosted by ViacomCBS International Networks (VCNI) President and CEO David Lynn, employees shared some of the lessons they’ve learned throughout the lockdown period. Employees from the Beijing office, some with masks still dangling from their ears, spoke about returning to the office, while their still-sheltering colleagues in Singapore talked about the creative measures they’ve adopted to stay connected. 

BET’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Raises Funds With Homespun Videos and Heartfelt Sentiments

By Jeff Vasishta

Other than the actual fundraising, one of the enjoyable things about “at home” music events in this time of coronavirus is watching artists perform unvarnished.

ViacomCBS CEO: When Life Brings Us Challenges, Adapt Creatively

By Robert M. Bakish | President and CEO at ViacomCBS

As the COVID-19 outbreak escalated into a global crisis, the entire ViacomCBS team all over the world has come together in amazing ways to ensure we keep providing the news and entertainment we know consumers are craving during this difficult time.

Nickelodeon Sees E-Learning Success as Employees Mentor Aspiring Animators

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Nickelodeon and Burbank High School's Animation Partnership is proudly in its 8th year pairing students with our industry professionals. And thanks to a few key players, we’ve been proudly pushing on from home!

ViacomCBS Launches $100 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund

By Brent Lang

ViacomCBS has launched a $100 million fund to provide support to the crew members, actors, and filmmakers whose livelihoods have been impacted by the production shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Variety has learned.


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