Tom Szaky spoke to The Star Ledger about the docu-series ‘Human Resources’, and his company’s work to “expand its recycling mission.”

Is Trenton’s TerraCycle reality show an upcycled version of ‘The Office’ on Pivot TV?

By Times of Trenton Editorial Board

The Star Ledger  - August 21, 2014

 

Sold as fertilizer in used soda bottles, worm excrement set the scene for the still unfolding Cinderella story of TerraCycle.

Founder Tom Szaky began TerraCycle in his Princeton University dorm room, then moved operations into a…

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RADiUS ACQUIRES ‘THE GREAT INVISIBLE’

RADiUS ACQUIRES SXSW GRAND JURY AWARD WINNER

‘THE GREAT INVISIBLE’

FROM PARTICIPANT MEDIA

New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA (August 20, 2014) – RADiUS announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media’s critically acclaimed, SXSW Grand Jury Award-winning film, THE GREAT INVISIBLE, written and directed by Margaret Brown, whose THE ORDER OF MYTHS (Independent Lens, 2009) won both a…

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America Ferrera To Host ‘Panoramica’

AMERICA FERRERA TO HOST PANORAMICA

Participant Media’s Pivot Network and Univision News Present New Series Featuring Eight Original Documentary Films on Topics of Interest to Hispanic Viewers

 

LOS ANGELES and MIAMI – August 19, 2014 – Pivot, an Emmy® Award-winning television network from Participant Media targeting passionate Millennials and Univision News, the award-winning news division of Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving…

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Progressive® Insurance and TakePart.com Highlight Sports Safety

PROGRESSIVE® INSURANCE AND TAKEPART.COM HIGHLIGHT SPORTS SAFETY IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

  

LOS ANGELES August 14, 2014 – Progressive® Insurance, as part of its Apron Project that celebrates unsung people and companies making progress in unexpected ways, has teamed up with TakePart.com, the digital magazine and social action platform of Participant Media, for a new campaign around the important issue of high…

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Pivot’s ‘HITRECORD ON TV’ Receives an Emmy® Award

PIVOT’S ‘HITRECORD ON TV’ RECEIVES AN EMMY® AWARD FOR

CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA – SOCIAL TV EXPERIENCE 

Year-old Pivot Receives First EMMY Award for the Critically Acclaimed Variety Series from Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Beverly Hills, CA (August 13, 2014) Participant Media’s television network Pivot announced that its critically acclaimed series HITRECORD ON TV, created, hosted and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, will…

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Roadtrip Nation Kicks Off ‘TEACH Roadtrip’

ROADTRIP NATION KICKS OFF ‘TEACH ROADTRIP,’ A CROSS-COUNTRY ADVENTURE SPOTLIGHTING EXTRAORDINARY EDUCATORS

Inspired by Participant Media’s documentary TEACH, Interviews from the Road to Air on Pivot this Fall

 

August 11, 2014 – Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, Calif.– Participant Media and its Pivot television network have teamed up with Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization, to launch TEACH Roadtrip, a cross country adventure…

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Time featured Pivot’s ‘Please Like Me.’

How an American Network Saved One of TV’s Best Twentysomethings

By Nola Feeney

Time  - August 8, 2014 –

 

Australia’s Please Like Me resists the idea that growing up means getting your life together.

Josh Thomas will be the first to say that the character he plays on his show Please Like Me - the character based on and named after himself, mind you – is something of…

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Entertainment Weekly gives ‘Please Like Me’ an ‘A.’

Please Like Me 

By Melissa Maerz

Entertainment Weekly  - August 7, 2014

 

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So you haven’t seen the very funny Australian comedy Please Like Me? I’d prefer to blame this unfortunate fact on one of two things: Either (a) you don’t have Pivot, the cable channel for ”passionate Millennials” that airs…

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‘Human Resources’ on Pivot, Gives Hope to the Working Young

Making the Best of Trash, While Finding Meaning

‘Human Resources’ on Pivot, Gives Hope to the Working Young

By NEIL GENZLINGERAUG. Aug. 7, 2014, New York Times

Participant Media’s Pivot aims its programming at millennials and uses the motto “It’s your turn.” But plenty of millennials have found that it is not their turn. They’re stuck in drab low-level jobs despite excellent…

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The World Bank calls ‘Contagion,’ a good example of a film addressing pandemic disease.

The World Bank features the 2011 movie ‘Contagion,’ as a good example of a film addressing the subject of pandemic disease.

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak

By Margaret Miller

The World Bank  - August 6, 2014

 

In the wake of the current Ebola crisis, the 2011 movie Contagion (See the trailer here)…

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