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The E.E.O.C. Report
February 1, 2014
 
During the period February 1, 2013, through January 1, 2014, KBRX AM & FM had one new hire in the Sales Department.

KBRX AM & FM advertised with Help Wanted announcements on KBRX AM & FM, broadcasting 30-second commercials for two weeks.

KBRX AM & FM also advertised in the Holt County Independent, scheduling the ads for three weeks.

KBRX AM & FM received four applications, and after the interview process, Erin Twibell was selected to fill the position.

In an effort to keep the public informed of our personnel needs, KBRX AM & FM broadcasts two 30-second commercials per week. They inform the public to apply when a position occurs.  The Help Wanted ads are run in Class A times and are scheduled on a year round basis.

KBRX also participated in the Nebraska Broadcasters Scholarship Program.  Scott Poese of KBRX helped judge the entries.  The winners were Lindsay Berning and Lauren Sawyer.  KBRX also broadcast 648 60-second commercials for entries into this  program.

KBRX has trained six high school students for on the air work as well as writing commercials and recording ads.  The students are Ellery Butterfield, Grace Bunner, Molly Atkeson, Creston Buller, Holly Hesse and Alyssa Sobotka.

KBRX also has area high school students do a newscast of events and happenings in their schools.  Eight area schools participate n the program.  They are Creighton, O'Neill St. Mary's, Lynch, Stuart, West Boyd, O'Neill High School, Clearwater/Orchard and Chambers.  Their broadcasts range from 5 to 10 minutes a week for each school during the school year.

August 14, 2013, Scott Poese, General Manager, attended the EEO training session, which was sponsored by the Nebraska Broadcastsers Association.  The seminar was conducted by Bob Evnen from Woods & Aitken, Lincoln, Nebraska.  The session covered equal opportunity, legal requirements and special consideration for broadcasters, how social media impacts hiring and firing, and a discussion on addressing difficult employment situations.

On October 2, 2013, Scott Poese attended the Holt County Business Event.  As one of the presenters, he spoke to the group about the benefits of radio advertising as well as the various careers in the radio industry.

On October 15, 2013, a student, Tyler Doerr, from Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska shadowed KBRX from 8:00 am to noon.  He spent time in the control room and also did some time on the air broadcasts.  He was very eager and willing to learn and was extremely courteous and respectful of the KBRX Staff.

Signed,

Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
2/1/14
 
 

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