Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
BizKid$ Earns Parents' Choice Gold Award
MADISON, Wis. (4/9/13)--Biz Kid$, the credit union-funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship, has received a Parents' Choice Gold Award.

The Parents' Choice Gold Awards are presented to media judged for quality and appeal in their genre. Criteria include the highest production standards, universal human values and a unique, individual quality that pushes the product a notch above others.

Fewer than 20% of the products submitted to the Parents' Choice Awards program receive any commendation. This is the first time Biz Kid$ has won the Gold Award. Last year, Biz Kid$ received its first Parents' Choice Silver Award.

"Thanks to credit unions, Biz Kid$--the series, its corresponding curriculum and its website--empowers young consumers to build financial independence and opportunity," said Danielle Brown, National Credit Union Foundation Biz Kid$ Program coordinatior. "Winning this award validates the quality and value of the Biz Kid$ program."

The Parents' Choice Awards is the nation's oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality children's media.

In its five seasons, Biz Kid$ has received 10 Emmy nominations--winning once in 2009--and rang the closing bell ceremonies at both the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Exchange for three years in conjunction with National Financial Literacy Month.

In 2009, Biz Kid$ won the Environmental Media Award for Outstanding Children's Television Series. In 2010, it earned a Silver Telly Award for Outstanding Children's Financial Literacy Programming as well as the credit union industry's most prestigious honor, the Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program.
RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Better economic & #CU conditions,leading to higher rates in '15,'16, will boost CU earnings, asset quality,capital http://t.co/rmJvi3MIpQ
4 hours ago
RT @CUNA: Today is the first day of #CUYouthMonth How is your #creditunion celebrating?
8 hours ago
New @FICO score metric expected this week, will include utility payments http://t.co/l0hGhilMqQ
9 hours ago
.@TheNCUA increased supplier diversity in 2014 by 49%, although NCUA’s workforce diversity levels declined slightly.
9 hours ago
Also from FFIEC today, council announces reappointments of Mary Hughes and Lauren Kingry to its State Liaison Committee. 2of2
9 hours ago