One of the media’s most highly acclaimed videographers will help to transform the way marketers tell the credit union story May 7-8 during the NWCUA Marketers’ Conference in SeaTac. Lisa Berglund has helped more than 400 working journalists become better visual storytellers by training them to master the basics on the “other side” of the camera.
Biz Kid$—the financial literacy television program for students, has been honored with a national Emmy Award. The program was founded in Seattle with financial backing from Northwest credit unions.
“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-funded public television series designed to teach kids about money management and entrepreneurship, added the Parents’ Choice Gold Award to a list of accolades that already included 10 Emmy nominations and a Silver Telly Award.
“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-backed financial literacy show for kids, will air a special entitled “Three Minutes to Change the World” on OPB in June. “Biz Kid$” was recently nominated for three Emmys and earned its first Parent’s Choice Silver Award.
“Biz Kid$”, the award-winning children’s show aimed at increasing financial literacy, began filming its fifth season in late July. The credit union industry has been the show’s exclusive funder, raising more than $10.4 million in six years.
Biz Kid$ has stiff competition, coming up against PBS brethren Sesame Street and literacy show The Electric Company.
The National Credit Union Administration has proposed changes to advertising requirements that could force some credit unions to reduce or eliminate some of their current marketing practices.
The Emmy Award-winning series Biz Kid$, the youth-focused and credit union-funded financial education show on public television, has added yet another award to its trophy cabinet, collecting the 2010 Silver Telly for excellence in Financial Literacy Education Production.