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Biz Kid nominated for two daytime Emmy Awards
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (5/19/09)--Biz Kid$, a financial education show aimed at youth and funded by credit unions, has received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. “For credit unions, this is a major milestone in the ongoing effort to improve consumer financial education,” said Washington Credit Union League President/CEO John Annaloro. The show is taped in Washington (Focus May 15). “The nominations are testament to the show’s technical quality, which enhances the efficacy of the show’s message,” he added. Biz Kid$ first broadcast in January 2008 and has aired in market of more than 118 million households nationwide. More than 97% of public television stations are airing the program. The show is underwritten by America's Credit Unions, comprising more than 150 credit unions, credit union foundations and other supporting organizations. The largest sponsor is the National Credit Union Foundation. The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be televised Aug. 30 in Los Angeles.
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