Produced in Seattle, Washington and featuring young entrepreneurs from around the country, Biz Kid$ has been broadcast to more than 111 million households in all 50 states on 330 public television stations since its premier in 2008.
Biz Kid$ has received wide critical acclaim, including two National Emmy Awards, 16 Emmy Award nominations, a Parent’s Choice Gold Award, and a Parent’s Choice Silver Award, a Silver Telly Award for Outstanding Children’s Financial Literacy Education Television, and the Environmental Media Award. The show’s producers have been recognized at the ringing of the closing bells of both the NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange.
In addition to its national show, Biz Kid$ produces a wide range of content for teachers and teens on its website, BizKids.com. Free content includes business plan templates for kids, lesson plans mapped to state and national standards, and community activity sheets.
The show’s episodes and supporting materials have been used in classrooms around the world by teachers, credit union representatives, Ernst & Young representatives, Boys & Girls Clubs, DECA, Girl Scouts, and many others to teach financial literacy with entertaining and engaging content.
Biz Kid$ is produced in association with WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, New York, and is distributed nationally by American Public Television. Major funding for Biz Kid$ is provided by a coalition of America’s Credit Unions. For more information about the series, go to www.bizkids.com.