EEOC Report

The E.E.O.C. Report

February 1, 2018

During the period February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018 KBRX AM & FM had one new hire. Hired was Tyler Holcomb for our Sports Director Position

KBRX AM & FM Advertised with help wanted announcements on KBRX AM & FM, broadcasting 30 second commercials for two weeks.

KBRX AM & FM also used the following organizations to fill the position., Nebraska Broadcasters Association Job Page, Northeast Community College, University of Nebraska Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney.  We interviewed four candidates for this position.

In an effort to keep the public informed of our personnel needs, KBRX AM & FM broadcast two 30 second commercials per week. They inform the public to apply for a position in the broadcast field. The help wanted ads are run in Class A times and are scheduled on a year round basis.

KBRX AM & FM participated in the Nebraska Broadcast Scholarship program. Scott Poese of KBRX helped judge the entries. KBRX scheduled 30 second ads to run from January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017 for applicants to apply for the scholarships. A total of 8 ads were run per day between KBRX AM & FM. The winners were Lyle Kwiatkowski and Briton Rodenburg.

KBRX ran 488 :30 spots promoting the University of Nebraska at Kearney Media Camp 2017. This camp is for youth to learn about radio and television. The spots ran from March 1, 2017 through April 30, 2017.

KBRX AM & FM employ high school students to work part time at KBRX. These students run the station part time, mostly on weekends and some times during the week. The students are Jared Hammerlun, Ellery Butterfield, Andrew Burival, Makenzie Petersen, Kevin Butterfield & Nicole Gotschall.  Students who are going to college work when they come back home during holidays and in the summer.

KBRX also have area high school students do air work, mainly news from their school and area events. Schools that participate in the program are O’Neill Public, O’Neill St. Mary’s, Creighton, Lynch, Stuart, West Boyd, Clearwater, Orchard and Chambers.

KBRX also participated in the O’Neill Public School, “O’Neill Academy of Career Development.”  We had six high school students in to job shadow and work.  Each worked one week.  This program ran from October 16, 2017 through December 14, 2017.

KBRX was a participant in the O’Neill High School Annual Job and Career Fair that was held Friday, April 28, 2017 at the O’Neill High School. At our table we answered students questions and told them of job opportunities in broadcast media and talked about what different colleges offer in our field.

KBRX also contacted 12 organizations to help us locate personnel when the need arises. The organizations are:

  • American Legion Post, Ken Stenka 402-336-1200
  • Ashfall Fossil Beds, Rick Otto 402-893-2000
  • American Cancer Society, Stephane Fritz 402-270-1070
  • Golden Age Center, Terra Buller 402-336-4338
  • Holt Boyd Right To Life, Jeanie Miller 402-589-1465
  • Holt County Democrats, Jim Larue 402-482-5250
  • Holt County Extension Service, 402-336-2760
  • Holt County Historical Society, Kathy Manoucheri 402-336-2344
  • Holt County Republicans, Fred Snowardt
  • O’Neill Friends of the Library, 402-336-3110
  • Holt County VFW Post, Roger Lang 402-336-4688
  • O’Neill Rotary Club, Cody Boettcher 402-336-1504

Signed,

Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
2/1/18

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The E.E.O.C. Report

February 1, 2017

During the period February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017 KBRX AM & FM had one new hire. Hired was Tanner Barth for our Sports Director Position

KBRX AM & FM Advertised with help wanted announcements on KBRX AM & FM, broadcasting 30 second commercials for two weeks.

KBRX AM & FM also used the following organizations to fill the position., Nebraska Broadcasters Association Job Page, Northeast Community College, University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Holt County Economic Development.

In an effort to keep the public informed of our personnel needs, KBRX AM & FM broadcast two 30 second commercials per week. They inform the public to apply for a position in the broadcast field. The help wanted ads are run in Class A times and are scheduled on a year round basis.

KBRX AM & FM participated in the Nebraska Broadcast Scholarship program. Scott Poese of KBRX helped judge the entries. KBRX scheduled 30 second ads to run from January 1, 2016 through February 28, 2016 for applicants to apply for the scholarships. A total of 8 ads were run per day between KBRX AM & FM. The winners were Daniel Petersen, Wayne State College and Thomas Rezac, University of Nebraska Lincoln.

KBRX AM & FM employ high school students to work part time at KBRX. These students run the station part time, mostly on weekends and some times during the week. The students are Jared Hammerlun, Ellery Butterfield, Andrew Burival, Makenzie Petersen, Kevin Butterfield & Lawson Hoefer.  Students who are going to college work when they come back home during holidays and in the summer.

KBRX also have area high school students do air work, mainly news from their school and area events. Schools that participate in the program are O’Neill Public, O’Neill St. Mary’s, Creighton, Lynch, Stuart, West Boyd, Clearwater, Orchard and Chambers.

KBRX also participated in the O’Neill Public School, “O’Neill Academy of Career Development.”  We had six high school students in to job shadow and work.  Each worked one week.  This program ran from October 10, 2016 through December 22, 2016.

KBRX was a participant in the O’Neill High School annual Job and Career Fair that was held Friday, April 29, 2016 at the O’Neill High School. At our table we answered students questions and told them of job opportunities in broadcast media and talked about what different colleges offer in our field.

KBRX also contacted 12 organizations to help us locate personnel when the need arises. The organizations are:

  • American Legion Post, Arnold Hall 402-336-1200
  • Ashfall Fossil Beds, Rick Otto 402-893-2000
  • American Cancer Society, Stephane Fritz 402-270-1070
  • Golden Age Center, Pat Binkerink 402-336-4338
  • Holt Boyd Right To Life, Jeanie Miller 402-589-1465
  • Holt County Democrats, Jim Larue 402-482-5250
  • Holt County Extension Service, 402-336-2760
  • Holt County Historical Society, Kathy Manoucheri 402-336-2344
  • Holt County Republicans, Brad Blumenstock 402-336-2505
  • O’Neill Friends of the Library, Becky Cemper 402-336-3110
  • Holt County VFW Post, Roger Lang 402-336-4688
  • O’Neill Rotary Club, Cody Boettcher 402-336-1504

Signed,

Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
2/1/17