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Neuhoff Media-Decatur, LLC EEO Report



 
NEUHOFF MEDIA-Decatur, LLC
EEO REPORT
(May 30, 2014) ending (July 31, 2014).
 
This EEO Public File report is filed in Stations WSOY AM, WSOY FM, WDZ AM, WDZQ FM and WCZQ FM’s Public File pursuant to section 73.2080@ (6) of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) rules
 
During the period beginning May 30, 2014 and ending July 31, 2014, the stations filled the following full time vacancies:
 
  1. Sales positions- (1) for the Neuhoff Decatur Cluster
 
 
 
The stations interviewed a total of 16 people for fulltime vacancies during the period covering this report.  The following are the recruitment sources used during the period covered in this report and the cumulative number of interviewees referred by each source.
 
Recruitment Source                                      Total number of candidates referred
 
Internal postings                                                                     2
Centralillinoishelpwanted.com website                                  2
INBA website (Illinois News Broadcasters Association         1                                 
Illinois broadcasters Assoc.                                                  1 
Decatur Herald Newspaper                                                   1
All access website                                                                 0
Richland Community College                                                3
WSOY FM radio ads                                                             1
WDZQ FM radio ads                                                             0
WDZ  Am radio ads                                                               0
WSOY AM radio ads                                                             1
WCZQ FM radio ads                                                             4
Millikin University postings                                                    0                     
University of Illinois                                                               0
Eastern Illinois University                                                     0
NAACP                                                                                 0
                                                                              Total  =    16 Applicants
 
Attachment A contains specific information for each full time vacancy.
Attachment B contains a list and brief description of menu option activities pursuant to FCC’s EEO rules during the time covered by this report.
Attachment C contains specific information regarding the licensee’s internship program. Attachment D contains a list of the Stations’ current recruitment sources.
 
EEO NARRATIVE
 
This EEO narrative is filed on behalf of WSOY AM, WSOY FM, WDZ AM, WDZQ FM and WCZQ FM (the Stations).  Collectively, the stations in compliance with the FCC’s EEO requirements for our stations share at least one employee and thus we are filing a joint report.  This report includes information pertaining to the period beginning May 30, 2014 through July 31, 2014 in accordance with EEO rules.  This report was placed in the Public inspection file and all the stations websites.
 
JOB VACANCY INFORMATION
 
The Stations, WDZ, WDZQ FM, WCZQ FM WSOY AM, WSOY FM are equal opportunity employers with a commitment to meeting EEO obligations.  All full time openings are placed with several sources.  The stations list of recruitment has been up-dated frequently, and we regularly seek new sources to notify all applicants of full time openings.  (See attachment A) The Stations broadcast 30 second announcements in rotating day parts encouraging and inviting internal organizations who distribute employment information or refer prospective candidates to contact our Stations so that we can add them to our mailing lists.  A copy of the current list of recruitment sources is attached as Attachment D.
 
Record Keeping
 
The stations have created a separate file for each position filled to assure compliance with FCC EEO compliance requirements.  The file contains a listing of sources used to recruit prospective candidates for the position.  Those involved in the recruitment and hiring process including the General Manager, and appropriate Department Manager.  In addition, the stations will contact their long term recruiting initiatives.
 
ON GOING RECRUITMENT MEASURES
 
Our Neuhoff Media Decatur Stations plans to continue the prior licensee’s practice of participating in a number of job fairs and Business job fairs and maintaining an active internship program. Further, as shown in our list of recruitment sources, the licensee lists upper-level openings in a job bank of a media trade group with a broad based membership, including participation of women and minorities.
 
ATTACHMENT A- FULLTIME POSTIONS FILLED (5/20/14- 7/31/14)
 
 
1st vacancy:   (1) Sales positions (Neuhoff Decatur Cluster) Minority hire.
Date vacancy opened:  4/5/14
Date filled:  7/7/14
Number of persons interviewed: 16
Recruitment source(s) referring hire: Richland College Job Fair
 
 
 
 
ATTACHMENT B- OUTREACH ACTIVITIES
Stations WSOY AM & FM, WDZ,  WDZQ FM, WCZQ FM have engaged in the following outreach activities during the year covered in this report:
 
 
                                                                                               
Internship Program                       Mentoring High                The stations maintain an on-
                                                      School and College           going internship with the
                                                      Students                            High Schools and colleges
                                                                                                In the area.  Students are
                                                                                                Offered experience in a
                                                                                                Variety of departments, and
                                                                                                Are required to provide
                                                                                                Documentation to the
                                                                                                Teachers and professors
                                                                                                                                            .
EEO OUTREACH ADS
 
Station WSOY AM,   an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad opportunities regarding job vacancies at the stations.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Mike Hulvey at station WSOY AM by calling 217- 423-9744.  Again, we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our stations.  Contact Mike Hulvey at 217-423-9744
 
Station WSOY FM, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad opportunities regarding job vacancies at the station.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our stations.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Mike Hulvey at station WSOY FM by calling 217-423-9744.  Again we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Contact Mike Hulvey at 217-423-9744.
 
Same ad for WDZQ FM, WCZQ FM and WDZ AM as above
 
Attachment C – INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
 
Summary of Intern activity for the period covering May 30, 2014 through July 31, 2014.
 
1 intern during this report period in our Production Department for the cluster.
 
 May- July 2014  Richland College
 
 
 
Attachment D- CURRENT RECRUITMENT SOURCES
 
Millikin University
1148 West Main st.
Decatur, Illinois 62522
217-425-6211
Sandra Wilcox
 
Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, Illinois 62521
217-875-7200
Deborah McGee
 
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Tim Shea
 
NAACP
401 Longview Place
Decatur, Illinois  62521
Jeffrey Perkins
 
University of Illinois
715 S. Wright
Champaign, Illinois 61801
Allison Craig
 
Radio Stations
 
WSOY AM
WSOY FM
WDZ AM
WDZQ FM
WCZQ FM
 
Websites
 
www.centralillinoishelpwanted.com
www.allaccess.com
www.iba.com
INBA www.inba.com
www.illinihelpwanted .com
 
Newspaper
 
The Herald & Review
601 East Williams
Decatur, Illinois 62523
Classified Dept.
 
 
 
Completes filing status  May 30, 2014- July  31, 2014