WFGS (FM), 103.7, Murray, KY
WNBS (AM), 1340, Murray, KY
WOFC (AM), 1130, Murray, KY
Employment Unit Address:
1500 Diuguid Dr.
Murray, KY 42071
This EEO Public File Report Covers the One-Year Period Ending on March 31, 2013
This EEO Public File Report is filed in each Stations public inspection file pursuant to Section 73.2080(c) (6) of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) rules.
During this one-year period, the stations filled the following full-time vacancies:
Senior Account Executive-1
The station interviewed a total of 5 people for all full-time vacancies during the period covered in 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:
# Referred by Source
Bowling Green Radio Stations WBVR/WLYE/WUHU/ WBGN Internal Posting
1919 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Ggetz54@aol.com Gerald Getz
Jackson Radio Stations WOGY/WYNU/WYJJ /WTJS/WTJJ Internal Posting
**The station stays in touch through email and phone calls with area schools, colleges and universities of upcoming Career Days.
** Outreach commercials are scheduled to run the first two weeks of the month on all radio stations asking area organizations to contact us if the would like to be added to receive our employment openings.
Attachment B contains a list and brief description of menu option activities undertaken pursuant to the FCC’s EEO rules during the time period covered by this report. The stations have engaged in the following outreach activities:
CLASSIFICATION TYPE OF ACTIVITY BRIEF DESCRIPTION
Froggyland High School Bass Fishing Classic
WFGS sponsored the first High School Bass Fishing Classic May 2012. Wendy Swalls attended.
#5-Job Fair Program
Job Fair Program
Murray State University Fall Career Fair. Wednesday, October 10, 2012. 10:00am-3:00pm Curris Center, Murray, KY. Tony Doolin and Chris Hays attended.
#5-Job Fair Program
Job Fair Program
Murray State University Spring 2013 Career Fair. Wednesday, March 6, 2013. 10:00am-3:00pm Curris Center, 3rd Floor. Wendy Swalls and Brian Harris attended.
W.A.T.C.H D.O.G. After School Program
September 8, 2012-Present. Mentoring at risk children who attend Murray, KY Independent School System. Scott Swalls attended.
St. Jude Cares Radiothon Seminar
January 18 &19, 2013. Wendy Swalls, Brian Harris and Eddy Craft attended St. Jude Country Cares Radiothon Seminar in Memphis, TN, included methods of planning & implementing fundraisers.
“Read Across America” week
Wendy Swalls was a guest reader at Murray Elementary School for celebration to promote the love of reading on March 1, 2013.
“Leadership Tomorrow” Station Tour
High School “Leadership Tomorrow” class given tour of the station March 13 at 10:00am. Tour given by Wendy Swalls, Tony Doolin and Heather Flood.
#8 - Training
Radio Advertising Bureau Sales Training Courses – on line access
All account executives hired between April 1, 2012 and Mar. 31, 2013 successfully completed the required training courses offered by the company.
#8 – Training
Sales Rally- Nashville, TN
Sept. 18-19, 2013 – All managers and all account executives and sales assistants attended a two day sales rally and training event in Nashville, TN. Guest speaker focused on social media and the impact of new technology on the radio industry.
#14 – EEO Policy Review
Jan 8, 2013 - Christine Hillard, Pres., conducted meeting with General Managers to review and update employee EEO policies and procedures resulting in an updated employee handbook for 2013. The FCC EEO policy was added as an addendum to the Employee Handbook.
#16 – Outreach
Fund Raising Events
Wendy Swalls, NTR Director, WFGS-FM hosted multiple events to raise funds for St. Jude Hospital throughout the year. Events consisted of Poker Runs, Cook offs and musical performances. Wendy also participated in similar events to raise money for the local Humane Society. Tony Doolin, Program Director, hosted events for raising funds for the American Cancer Society as well as Human Society.
#16 – Outreach
Throughout the year Heather Flood, Tony Doolin & Wendy Swalls gave detailed tours of the facilities to college and high school students, Girl Scouts, Cup Scouts, Brownies and others including station formats, broadcasting wattage, DJ Profiles, equipment and department responsibilities
#5 - Internship
Josh G. – 3 credits
Thru Mar. 31, 2013 – MSU student worked on WFGS board operations and production. Student also worked with Promotions Director on live broadcasts.
For “Activity Classification” use numbers “1” through “16” in accordance with the following:
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in making hiring decisions.
hosting of at least on job fair:
Co-Sponsoring of at least one job fair with organizations in the business and profession community whose membership includes substantial participation by women and minorities.
Participation in at least four events, including conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities, sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues;
Establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment;
Participation in job banks, Internet programs, and other programs designed to promote outreach generally (i.e., outreach that is not primarily directed to providing notification of specific job vacancies);
Participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting;
Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions;
Establishment of a mentoring program for station personnel;
Participation in at least four events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting;
Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public about employment opportunities in broadcasting;
Listing of each upper-level category opening in a job bank or newsletter of media trade groups whose membership include substantial participation by women and minorities;
Provisions of assistance to unaffiliated non-profit entities in the maintenance of web sites that provide counseling on the process of searching for broadcast employment and/or other career development assistance pertinent to broadcasting;
Provisions of training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination;
Provisions of training to personnel of unaffiliated non-profit organizations interested in broadcast employment opportunities that would enable them to better refer job candidates for broadcast positions;
Participation in other activities designed by the station reasonable calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be unaware of such opportunities.
If your organization would like to be contacted regarding future vacancies, please contact:
1500 Diuguid Drive
Murray, KY 42071 Phone: 270-753-2400 Fax 27753-9434