Walt Disney Company

New York, NY
Robert A. Iger, President and CEO

The Walt Disney Company, one of the world’s largest media conglomerates, was founded in 1923 by Walt Disney and his brother Roy.

Its media holdings include the ABC television network and ESPN cable channel as well as a number of local television stations. It also owns Walt Disney Internet Group, Walt Disney Pictures, including Pixar Animation Studios, Disney Publishing Worldwide, 11 theme parks, a cruise line and more. The company reached an agreement in 2009 to acquire Marvel Entertainment.

*This company operates on a fiscal year rather than a calender year. PEJ took the quarterly reports from the company to compile a calendar year so that revenue and profit are comparable for all companies.

Below is a count of the company’s news outlets by media sector.

Media Properties

Sector: Online

  • http://abcnews.go.com - New York, NY

Sector: Network TV

  • 20/20 - ABC
  • Good Morning America - ABC
  • Nightline - ABC
  • This Week - ABC
  • World News Tonight - ABC

Sector: Local TV

  • KABC-TV - Los Angeles,CA
  • KFSN-TV - Fresno,CA
  • KGO-TV - San Francisco,CA
  • KTRK-TV - Houston,TX
  • WABC-TV - New York,NY
  • WLS-TV - Chicago,IL
  • WPVI-TV - Philadelphia,PA
  • WTVD - Durham,NC