Biz Kid$ Wins National Emmy Award

2nd Emmy Win for Youth Financial Literacy Show

Biz Kid$ has won a national Emmy Award, television’s highest honor. The award for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing was presented to Biz Kid$ in a gala celebration in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday, June 14, 2013. Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

The 40th annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy® Awards are hosted by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Emmy Awards recognize creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all creative fields of daytime television production.  The series was also nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing and Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing.

Jim Golingo, editor for Biz Kid$, holds the Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing at the 40th annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy® Awards.

This is the second Emmy Award for Biz Kid$. The show won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design in 2009.  It has been nominated for thirteen Emmy Awards in the last five years. 

Biz Kid$ has continually garnered attention in and outside of the credit union industry.  In addition to Emmy Award recognition, Biz Kid$  has won the Environmental Media Award for Outstanding Children’s Television Series, a Silver Telly Award for Outstanding Children's Financial Literacy Programming, and most recently the Parent’s Choice Gold Award. In 2010, it also earned the credit union industry’s most prestigious honor, the Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program.

The National Credit Union Foundation oversees fundraising, outreach and administrative responsibilities of Biz Kid$.  Over the past six years, more than 300 credit unions and affiliated organizations have raised more than $13.8 million that has supported the show’s production, website and curriculum. In fact, every Biz Kid$ episode begins and ends with a narrator reminding viewers that: “Production funding for Biz Kid$ is provided by America’s Credit Unions, where people are worth more than money.”

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About the National Credit Union Foundation (ncuf.coop):

The National Credit Union Foundation is the US credit union movement's primary national philanthropic program provider, fundraiser and grant-maker, working to help consumers achieve financial freedom through credit unions. Through NCUF grants and programs, credit unions provide widespread financial education, create greater access to affordable financial services, and empower more consumers to save, build assets, and own homes.

NCUF is funded primarily by investments in the award-winning Community Investment Fund (CIF) and by generous Supporters led by the Credit Union National Association and CUNA Mutual Group. All NCUF donors provide support that empowers NCUF and state credit union foundations to make financial freedom achievable through credit unions.

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