Litton Entertainment and Kode with Klossy Partner to Empower Girls to Learn to Code

Charleston, SC (February 27, 2019) - Litton Entertainment today announced a partnership with Kode With Klossy to create and distribute a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to inspire young women to pursue their passions in a technology-driven world.

Founded in 2015 by supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss, Kode With Klossy hosts free two-week summer coding camps for women ages 13-18 in cities across the country and fosters a national community furthering opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

Through the partnership with Emmy Award-winning Litton Entertainment, Kode With Klossy’s message will reach millions of viewers each week on powerful broadcast platforms including the three-hour programming block “Litton’s Weekend Adventure,” airing on ABC stations nationwide every Saturday morning, and The CW’s three-hour Saturday morning block “One Magnificent Morning.”

“Litton Entertainment produces hundreds of hours of high-quality, award-winning programming each year telling the stories of adventurers, entrepreneurs, and visionaries who impact our daily lives. Partnering with Kode With Klossy to further inspire our viewers to attain their goals is a wonderful privilege,” commented Dave Morgan, Founder and CEO of Litton Entertainment.

As a partner to Kode With Klossy, Ford Motor Company’s Ford STEAM Experience has a shared mission of increasing access to computer science opportunities and has worked alongside the organization to inspire more young women to pursue their passions in STEAM.

 

ABOUT LITTON ENTERTAINMENT

Litton Entertainment, a division of Hearst Television, is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry, creating and distributing quality programming for over 20 years with a specialty in educational and informational (“E/I”) programming. Litton talent and crews can often be found traveling the globe producing Emmy winning, content distributed worldwide. Litton's Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It's Epic!; The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a three-hour destination featuring E/I programming; and NBC stations with six original E/I series under the iconic brand The More You Know. Litton's syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! and Consumer Reports TV. For more information, visit http://www.litton.tv.  Litton is majority-owned by Hearst:  http://www.hearst.com/

 

ABOUT KODE WITH KLOSSY

Kode With Klossy creates learning experiences and opportunities for young women that increase their confidence and inspire them to pursue their passions in a technology-driven world. Founded in 2015 by supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss, Kode With Klossy works to increase opportunities for young women in STEAM. Kode With Klossy’s flagship program is its free, two-week summer coding camps for young women ages 13 to 18.  The organization provides scholarships for young women to attend the camps, which teach the fundamentals of programming in a fun, collaborative and hands-on learning environment. In addition, Kode With Klossy supports other mission-aligned organizations through grant programs, as well as creates inspiring tech-focused digital content for their community throughout the year. For more information, visit https://www.kodewithklossy.com/.

 

Press Contact: Sara Krajewski

Litton Entertainment | 843-883-5060  | sara@litton.tv