Top 10 Media & Broadcasting Companies in the World 2017

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2. Walt Disney

Founded in the year 1923 by Walter Elias Disney, Walt Disney is headquartered in Burbank, California.


Walt Disney Company commonly known as Disney has established itself as one of the leaders in the American animation industry with business diversification into film production, television entertainment and theme parks. It is an entertainment giant that also owns cable networks, including ESPN, Disney channel and American Broadcasting Company.


Disney operates through a number of studios with each studio crafting a special type of content for its audience. The company distributes film under Walt Disney Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, and Dream Works Studios etc. Disney’s stories, characters and content reach every member of the family. It has operations in 40 countries and the team work together to create entertainment experiences for the global audience. Disney maintains its strategy of investing in a number of entertainment offerings across film production, television entertainment and theme parks.

Disney’s future plans continue to be international expansion of its existing businesses and continue investing in new business lines. Disney has many accolades to its name and features in Fortune’s list of world’s most admired companies. Mickey Mouse one of the earliest and well-known cartoon creation is the mascot for Disney.

Revenue: $ 54.94 billion

Profit: $ 8.99 billion

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