Disney continues to do dense restructuring work in its operations and has announced that popular station Radio Disney will close in 2021. The move is part of a process of corporate reorganization, which aims to focus efforts on the platform. form of streaming and television operations.
The company recently announced the layoff of several employees in its TV division, with more than 100 executives directly affected, according to information published by EW magazine.
The closure of Radio Disney’s activities is expected to result in the loss of 36 additional positions at The Walt Disney Co.
The changes made by Disney took into account the rapid evolution of other media that allow a more personalized experience for listeners, such as music streaming services, which are currently enjoying great success.
In addition, the delicate global context – which continues to affect the presence of face-to-face events – was another aspect assessed by the company, as noted in an official statement.
Launched in 1996, Radio Disney has grown into the channel for pre-teens and young listeners to experience major hits that were already part of Disney Channel programming.
The radio station has also been used as a platform to ensure the rise of pay TV artists such as Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, among others.
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