EEOC Report

The E.E.O.C. Report
February 1, 2016

During the period February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016 KBRX AM & FM had one new hire. Hired was Rachael Moses for sales 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., Northeast Community College, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 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 19, 2015 through February 28, 2015 for applicants to apply for the scholarships. A total of 8 ads were run per day between KBRX AM & FM. The winners were Russell Heitmann, Hastings College & Bailey Netsch, Arizona State University.

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, Grace Bunner, Molly Atkeson, Creston Buller, Andres Burival and Makenzie Petersen.  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 contacted 15 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
  • F.O.E. Lodge 3644, Nick Carlson 402-336-2606
  • Golden Age Center, Pat Binkerink 402-336-4338
  • Goldenrod Girl Scout Concil, Linda Luther 402-336-2774
  • 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
  • O’Neill Volunteer Fireman, Dale Waterman 402-336-3034

KBRX AM & FM also participated in the High School Job Shadowing Program. This is a yearly event at the O’Neill High School.

Signed,

Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
2/1/16