EEOC Report

The E.E.O.C. Report
February 1, 2022

During the period February 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022,  KBRX AM & FM had no new hires.

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, 2020 through February 29, 2020 for applicants to apply for the scholarships. A total of 8 ads were run per day between KBRX AM & FM. The winners were Wynn Cannon and Kylee Sodomka.

KBRX AM & FM employ high school students to work part-time at KBRX. These students run the station, mostly on weekends and some times during the week. The students are Carson Belik, Drew Morrow and Ally Sedlacek.  Students who are going to college work when they come back home during holidays and in the summer.

KBRX has area high school students that 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 participated in the O’Neill High School Career Fair that was held November 8, 2021, at the O’Neill High School. We talked to school students as well as adults about careers in broadcasting.  This was put on by O’Neill Public School.

KBRX participated in the West Holt School Career Fair that has as held November 2, 2021, at the West Holt High School.  This was for 9th through 12th graders. We talked to school students as well as adults about careers in broadcasting.  This was put on by West Holt Public School.

On March 24, 2021, Scott Poese participated in an online seminar on FCC EEO Compliance Requrements.  The seminar was sponsored by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association and 33 other state broadcast associations.  It was conducted by David Oxenford of the law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP in Washington, DC.

On May 6, 2021, Scott Poese participated in a webinar by Gregg Skall on the FCC EEO Rules.  This was sponsored by Broadcast1Source, TLP Law and the Independent Broadcasters Assocation.

Signed,

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

  • American Legion Post, Ken Stenka 402-336-1200
  • 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, Ken Stenka 402-336-1200
  • O’Neill Rotary Club, Cody Boettcher 402-336-1504

Signed,

Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
2/1/2022