During the period February 1, 2011 through January 31, 2012 Station KBRX AM & FM had one full time hire for Sports Director.
Job Title: Sports Director
Recruitment source used: KBRX AM & FM Broadcast 186 – 60 second announcements from June 6, 2011 to July, 6, 2011. KBRX AM & FM also ran ads for two weeks in the Holt County Independent.
114 North 4th Street
O'Neill, NE 68763
We also advertised the position in the:
Nebraska Broadcasters Association website,
Nebraska Broadcasters Association
11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
and Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.
KBRX received 51 applications, and four were picked for an interview. After the interview, Manager Scott Poese chose Mark Moser for the job, and he accepted the position. Mark responded to the ad on the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Website. The remaining applications were notified who was chosen for the Sports Directors job.
Also contacted were organizations that had expressed an interest when KBRX has an opening. They were:
Holt County Economic Development: Nicole Sedlacek 402-336-1504
Holt County Republicans: Brad Blumenstock 402-336-2505
Bright Horizons: 402-336-1774
Central Nebraska Community Services: 402-336-4298
KBRX had four high school students who are interested in a radio career and have been employed part time for the past two years. They are Tasha Lechtenberg, Holly Hesse, Alyssa Sobotka and Creston Buller. They work approximated 10 hours per week each.
Ashley Dittrick of Tilden, Nebraska, a broadcast student at Northeast Community College job shadowed employee Megan Fales on April 22, 2011.
KBRX Manager Scott Poese attended the Job Fair held at West Holt High School in Atkinson, Nebraska on April 26, 2011. 55 students came to the booth of KBRX and were given information about the various jobs available in Radio.
Kelsey Kallhoff a student at Morningside College at Sioux City, Iowa was employed during the summer from May to August. She has a minor in radio.
The Girl Scouts and Boys Scouts wrote and produced their own ads for Girl & Boy Scout Week.
KBRX also participates in the Rotary Club Job Shadowing Program which is held each year.
Five area high schools do a weekly newscast which is written and produced by the students and aired.
KBRX AM & FM broadcasts two commercials per week to interest people that might want a career in radio. They are 30 seconds and run on a til-further-notice schedule. They are to contact Scott Poese or Gil Poese if interested.
General Manager KBRX