Inclusive Storytellers Series

The Disney Entertainment Television (DET) DEI team is excited to share the Inclusive Storytellers Series, featuring vignettes of DET talent sharing their stories. This employee recognition program highlights the dedication of employees at all levels in driving, implementing and supporting diverse and inclusive initiatives while creating content that resonates with colleagues and audiences.

Inclusive Storytellers Series: Timothy (Timmy) Ornelas

The Disney Entertainment Television (DET), DEI team is excited to highlight an Inclusive Storyteller, Timothy (Timmy) Ornelas, Coordinator with Creative Talent Development & Inclusion (CTDI). Timmy is a member of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians and shares his story on the impact of representation.

Inclusive Storytellers Series: Alisha Cowan-Vieira

The Disney Entertainment Television (DET), DEI team is excited to highlight an Inclusive Storyteller, Alisha Cowan-Vieira, Director of Talent Development at ABC News. She shares her passion for discovering new talent through the ABC News Fellowship Program.

Inclusive Storytellers Series: Brian Santos

The Disney Entertainment Television (DET), DEI team is excited to share another employee recognition vignette of the 2023 Inclusive Storytellers Series. Brian Santos is a Production Manager with National Geographic. He shares his experience with early career mentors, excitement for Nat Geo’s "Pride From Above," and the progress in storytelling.

Inclusive Storytellers Series: Gregory Payne

The Disney Entertainment Television (DET), DEI team is excited to highlight our first Inclusive Storyteller, Gregory Payne. He is an Assistant Chief Counsel with Disney Branded Television Animation with an incredible journey as a lawyer supporting animated content.