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Tue April 1, 2014

2014 EEO Report

The following is WKU Public Broadcasting's 2014 EEO Report:

This Report covers full-time vacancy recruitment data for the period March 23, 2013 – March 22, 2014.

1) Employment Unit:  Western Kentucky University Public Broadcasting                                          

2) Unit Members (Stations and Communities of License):      WKYU-FM, Bowling Green, KY

                                                                                                                WDCL-FM, Somerset, KY

                                                                                                                WKPB-FM, Henderson, KY

                                                                                                                WKUE-FM, Elizabethtown, KY

                                                                                                                WKYU-TV, Bowling Green, KY                           

3) EEO Contact Information for Employment Unit: 

Mailing Address:

WKU Public Broadcasting

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Boulevard

Bowling Green KY 42101

Telephone Number:  (270) 745-6140

Contact Person/Title: David Brinkley, Director of Educational Telecommunications

E-mail Address: david.brinkley@wku.edu

4) List all Full-Time Job Vacancies Filled by Each Station in the Employment Unit:

 

   Job Title                                                             Recruitment Source Referring Hiree

  1. Reporter/Afternoon Anchor (998272)                                    WKU Website                                                                                                  
  2. Associate Producer/Director (996095)                                    WKU Website                                                                                                  
  3. Office Coordinator (999062)                                                    WKU Website

4.    Assistant Development Director (996327)                              WKU Website

5.     Coordinator, Corporate Support (996051)                             Exigent Circumstances

       

 

 

 

Job Title: Reporter/Afternoon Anchor (998272)                                    Referral Source(s) of Hiree: WKU Website

(i) Name of Organization Notified of Job Vacancy:

Contact Person

Address:

Telephone Number:

# of Interviewees Referred

Did Recruitment Source Request Notification?   (Yes or No)

Western Kentucky University Website

Jo Ann Malott

Western Kentucky University

Human Resources Department

Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 745-5934

3

No

PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated)

Jobsite

http://prndi.org/term/jobs

n/a

0

No

Bowling Green Daily News

Classifieds

813 College Street

Bowling Green, KY

270-783-3232

0

No

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Jobsite

http://www.cpb.org/jobline/

n/a

0

No

Current

Jobsite

http://www.current.org/opportunities/

n/a

0

No

Job Title:  Associate Producer/Director (996095)                                    Referral Source(s) of Hiree: WKU Website

(i) Name of Organization Notified of Job Vacancy:

Contact Person

Address:

Telephone Number:

# of Interviewees Referred

Did Recruitment Source Request Notification?   (Yes or No)

Public Broadcasting Service Connect Online

Jobsite

http://connect.pbs.org/

n/a

0

No

Western Kentucky University Website

Jo Ann Malott

Western Kentucky University

Human Resources Department

Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 745-5934

3

No

Inside Higher Ed

Jobsite

http://careers.insidehighered.com/

n/a

0

No

National Educational Telecommunications Association

Jobsite

http://www.netaonline.org/jobs.htm

n/a

0

No

Bowling Green Daily News

Classifieds

813 College Street

Bowling Green, KY

270-783-3232

0

No

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Jobsite

http://www.cpb.org/jobline/

n/a

0

No

Kentucky Broadcasters Association

Jobsite

http://www.kba.org/Services/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx

n/a

0

No

Job Title:  Office Coordinator (999062)                                                      Referral Source(s) of Hiree: WKU Website

(i) Name of Organization Notified of Job Vacancy:

Contact Person

Address:

Telephone Number:

# of Interviewees Referred

Did Recruitment Source Request Notification?   (Yes or No)

Western Kentucky University Website

Jo Ann Malott

Western Kentucky University

Human Resources Department

Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 745-5934

2

No

Job Title: Assistant Development Director (996327)                                  Referral Source(s) of Hiree: WKU Website

(i) Name of Organization Notified of Job Vacancy:

Contact Person

Address:

Telephone Number:

# of Interviewees Referred

Did Recruitment Source Request Notification?   (Yes or No)

Western Kentucky University Website

Jo Ann Malott

Western Kentucky University

Human Resources Department

Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 745-5934

6

No

Bowling Green Daily News

Classifieds

813 College Street

Bowling Green, KY

270-783-3232

0

No

Indeed.com

Jobsite

http://www.indeed.com

n/a

0

No

Current

Jobsite

http://www.current.org/opportunities/

n/a

0

No

Job Title:   Coordinator, Corporate Support (996051)                Referral Source(s) of Hiree: Exigent Circumstances

Due to exigent circumstances, full recruitment was not conducted for this position.

6) Total # of Interviewees Referred:  For the period from March 23, 2013 to March 22, 2014, this Employment Unit interviewed 14 interviewees for full-time job vacancies.  

7) Supplemental Recruitment Initiatives. 

  1. Initiative: Participation in Internship Program

 

WKYU-FM & WKYU-TV operated a student internship program throughout the period covered in this report.  This program is designed to give college students professional broadcast training and experience.  We had 1(one) radio news intern, 2(two) television interns and 2(two) joint television and radio intern from Western Kentucky University.

 

(b)  Initiative:  Participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

 

WKYU-TV and WKYU-FM sponsor the Charles Anderson Public Broadcasting Fellowship Program, a program which provides a scholarship funding the tuition for a 3-credit hour college internship course for Western Kentucky University students interested in careers in broadcasting.  The recent recipient received full tuition payment for the course during the Summer 2013 semester, and received an hourly rate and a stipend while working within the television department.

(c) Initiative:  Events or programs relating to career opportunities in broadcasting.

WKU PBS/NPR hosted Grayson County Middle School students for tour (Nov. 18, 2013).  Sixty students from area middle school were given facilities tour and career advice session by multiple staff (Station Manager, Producer/Director TV, Associate Producer TV, and Operations Manager TV) and campus tour also.

 

WKU PBS/NPR hosted Monroe County High School for tour (March 18, 2014).  Thirty students from area high school were given tour of facilities and career recruiting advice for radio and television opportunities (included TV and Radio Station Managers, TV Operations Manager, and TV Production Manager).

 

WKU PBS presentation to FBC Media Students (April 10, 2013).  Presentation to media students from community group on live event production, individual roles and career recruiting in media. (TV Producer/Director present).

 

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at WKU (April 25, 2013).  Recruiting and tour opportunity for careers in radio and television offered to 2nd through 12th graders from the surrounding area (Included TV Station Manager and TV Associate Producer).

 

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference Tour (October 09, 2013).

Tour of LED studio and discussions about power consumption savings (TV Station Manager and TV Associate Producer involved with this activity).

Western Kentucky University Class Tours- Professor Dick Taylor Capstone Class (February 04, 2013).  Discussion about broadcast operations, public files, and career opportunities.

 

Western Kentucky University Teaching that included Basic TV Production class (August 2013-December 2013) and Electric Media Technologies class (March 23, 2013-May 2013).  Recruiting employees and career instruction by TV Associate Producer/Director.  Television Program Production Class instruction (March 23, 2013-May 2013).  Career instruction and recruiting by Television Station Manager.

 

Leadership Bowling Green. Station tours and career discussions (July 17, 2013).  Hosted by TV Station Manager, TV Operations Manager, Radio Station Manager, and TV Producer/Director.

 

(d)  Initiative: Training Programs for Station Personnel

 

The employment unit continues an ongoing commitment to enable station personnel to attend training programs and seminars designed to enhance their work and acquire skills that could qualify them for higher positions: 

 

PBS Technology Conference (Las Vegas, NV, April 3-5, 2013).  Attended by TV Traffic Associate.

Public Radio Super-Regional Meeting (Washington DC, November 10-14, 2013). Attended by Interim Director of Educational Telecommunications.

NPR Digital Services Webinars (Attended by Radio News Director/Station Manager)

Composer 2:  Host Training (Sept. 16,20,23,24 and 26 of 2013); 9 Types of Local Stories that Cause Engagement (August 8, 2013); Best Practices of Web Writing (June 13, 2013); The Elements of a Good Headline (June 5, 2013)

 

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Webinars (Attended by Business Manager)

CPB: ISIS Training Webinar (August 07, 2013); CPB: Updates to the AFR/FSR Webinar (August 14, 2013); CPB: Radio CSG Webinar (October 22, 2013); CPB: SABS – All Sections Webinar (January 14, 2014); CPB: SABS – FTE Workbook, Expenses, and Joint Licensee Webinar (January 15, 2014); CPB: SABS – Development, Underwriting, and Auction Webinar (January 21, 2014); CPB: SABS – Station Information, Revenue, Corporate Management and Support Webinar (January 28, 2014); CPB: SAS – All Sections: TV and Radio Webinar (January 30, 2014)

 

AVID Online Editing Tutorial Sessions (Attended by TV Station Producer/Director) AVID FX, blurring, sharpening, audio manipulation, after effects (March 5-10, 2014)

 

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Workshop (Attended by Development Manager)

 

NGIS Webinars (Attended by TV Traffic Supervisor)  Protrack client software installation instructions (December 6, 2013); Traffic and NRT Transfers (November 04, 2013)

 

Television Broadcast and Delivery Webinars (Attended by the TV Assistant Chief Engineer)

NRT Monthly Workflow Best Practices (June 25, 2013); The Future of Core Station Technology (June 27, 2013);

FCC channel repacking reimbursement workshop (September 30, 2013); NRT Monthly Workflow Best Practices (October 30, 2013)

 

Association of Public Television Stations- Public Media Summit (Attended by Interim Director of Educational Telecommunications)  Conference on Spectrum, service and citizenship related to public television (February 23-25, 2014)  Washington, DC