EEOC Report

The E.E.O.C. Report
February 1, 2024

During the period February 1, 2023, through January 31, 2024, KBRX AM & FM had no new full time 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, 2023, through February 28, 2023 for applicants to apply for the scholarships. A total of 8 ads were run per day between KBRX AM & FM. The winners were Hannah-Kate Kinney & Kylee Sodomka

KBRX AM & FM employ high school students to work part-time at KBRX. These students run the station, mostly on weekends and sometimes during the week. The students are Carson Belik, Ally Sedlacek & Brandon Pruden.  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, Summerland, and Chambers.

KBRX also employed high school students to help broadcast fall and winter sporting events.  Students helped with softball and basketball broadcasts doing color commentary and also doing play by play.

Scott Poese of KBRX was a Judge for the FCCLA District Event held in Spencer, NE on January 25, 2023.  He judged the Job Interview competition.  This event is like an actual job interview where students are applying for a job and do an actual interview with questions asked from the judges.  After they are done the judges score them and also offer positive comments and also ways they can improve their job interview.

KBRX was a participant in the O’Neill High School “O’Neill Academy of Career Development.” We had Brooklynn Cahoy job shadow us from November 10 through November 17.   She observed jobs at KBRX and also gained some hands-on experience.

KBRX participated in the Boyd County FBLA Career Fair that was held November 15, 2023, in Spencer, NE.  Mike Walker talked to school students as well as adults about careers in broadcasting.

KBRX participated in the West Holt School Career Fair that has as held November 7, 2023, at the West Holt High School.  This was for 9th through 12th graders. Mike Walker talked to school students as well as adults about careers in broadcasting.  This was put on by West Holt Public School.

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
  • 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, Natalie Butterfield
  • 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


Scott Poese
General Manager KBRX
Ranchland Broadcasting Company, Inc.
O’Neill, NE