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Afterschool Buddy Fast Facts


Corporation Background


Afterschool Buddy, Inc. is a Western Pennsylvania-based, multimedia production company that produces educational and entertainment programming for children. Our goal: Educate. Entertain. Explore. Excite! ™. Afterschool Buddy, Inc. was incorporated in Pennsylvania, and is a majority woman-owned S-Corp.  


Registered Federal Trademarks


Registered federal trademarks include: Afterschool Buddy®, Adventures with Afterschool Buddy & the Gang®, The Rainbow Kids®, Aunt Junk®, Manny Cat®, and Jake Poodles®.


Performance Troupe


The Rainbow Kids® is a multi-cultural performance troupe of children, ages 6 to 16, whose members represent public, private, parochial and cyber schools in Western PA.  The Rainbow Kids® performances since November 2009 have been seen by over 1-million people via TV, stage, web and regional events. 


Diverse and Inclusive High Quality Programming


Show themes & videos are adventure-based and showcase Pittsburgh and regional assets, programs, places & children from all backgrounds and all abilities. Afterschool Buddy® programs present a tremendous potential to further enhance Pittsburgh’s reputation as a child-friendly/family-friendly city and enhance Pennsylvania’s reputation as a state that makes children’s education & welfare a top priority, not only during school hours, but in the important after school hours. 


About Our Founder


Afterschool Buddy, Inc. was officially launched in December 2008 by founder, President & CEO Susan Brozek Scott, a 29-year veteran of TV News and Programming. Brozek Scott's award-winning career spanned five television stations in four states; WPXI-TV and WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh, PA, WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC, WTRF-TV in Wheeling, WV, and WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio. 

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