Yavapai Broadcasting Corporation has a long established history of being an equal opportunity employer.  We make an effort to establish contacts with organizations within our broadcast coverage area to inform them of available positions and job openings.


Organizations that would like to be contacted when we have an opening are encouraged to let us know so they can be added to our contact list.  We request that the organizations provide us with the following information: Contact name, email and post office address, and phone number.  Send the information to: Mike Puetz, Yavapai Broadcasting Corp., PO Box 187, Cottonwood, AZ, 86326 or to mike@myradioplace.com.




JUNE 1, 2016 – MAY 31, 2017




KVRD-FM, Cottonwood, AZ

KYBC (AM), Cottonwood, AZ

KKLD (FM), Cottonwood, AZ

KVNA (AM), Flagstaff, AZ

KVNA-FM, Flagstaff, AZ

KQST (FM), Sedona, AZ




This EEO Public File Report is filed in the Public Inspection Files of Yavapai Broadcasting Corporation – operator of Radio Stations KVRD, KYBC KKLD KQST and KVNA AM-FM pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) rules.



Yavapai Broadcasting Corp. had two full-time account executive positions opening during this reporting period:

Flagstaff Account Executive and Prescott Account Executive.


Typical Recruitment Sources:


Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                Prescott Position / Flagstaff Position

  1. Arizona Broadcaster Assoc.                                                0                      0           
  2. Craigslist                                                                                    0                      0
  3. Arizona Daily Sun – Flagstaff                                             0                      0
  4. The Daily Courier – Prescott                                              0                      0
  5. The Verde Independent – Cottonwood                          0                      0
  6. Prescott Valley Tribune                                                        0                      0
  7. Coconino County Career Center                                       0                      0
  8. Arizona DES – Job Service (Flagstaff)                            0                      0
  9. Arizona DES – Job Service (Cottonwood)                      0                      0
  10. Yavapai Apache HR                                                               0                      0
  11. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads                                     14                    8                       
  12. Myradioplace.com                                                                 0                      0
  13. Other .com Job sites                                                             0                      0
  14. All Access.com                                                                        1                      0
  15. Employee Referral                                                               0                      0
  16. Walk In                                                                                      2                      0
  17. Other                                                                                           0                      0


Prescott Position filled from 17.  Flagstaff Position filled from 8.



Yavapai Broadcasting Corp. remains committed to expanding its recruitment sources to allow for greater input from local and viable community, minority and female sources.



Job and Career Fairs:


Event:             Prescott Valley Job and Career Fair

Date:               September 27, 2016

Description:    Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce, Yavapai College, and Goodwill of Arizona in a Job and Career Fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager


Event:             Yavapai College Job and Career Fair

Date:               March 31, 2017

Description:    Goodwill of Arizona, Yavapai College and Prescott Chamber of Commerce in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager


Event:             Verde Valley Career and Job Fair

Date:               April 5, 2017

Description:    Co-Sponsored the Verde Valley Career and Job Fair hosted by the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, Yavapai College and Goodwill of Arizona.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager


Event:             Yavapai College Youth Career and Job Fair

Date:               May 19, 2017

Description:    Department of Economic Security, Yavapai College and local Chamber, Local area High Schools in workshops and teen fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager



Internship Program:


Date:               Ongoing

Program:         On the job internship for students interested in broadcasting.

Description:    Provided intern positions from students from the following schools: Northern Arizona University, and Mingus Union High School. Station personnel instruct interns on career opportunities, duties, and expectations.


Scholarship Programs:


Program:         Northern Arizona University Broadcast Scholarship Program.

Date:               March 2017

Description:    Participated in screening of applicants and selection of recipients in Northern Arizona University Broadcast Scholarship Program which is directed at students desiring to pursue a career in broadcasting through the Arizona Broadcasters Association.

Employee Participating:       Mike Puetz, General Manager



Career Orientation:


Program:         Broadcast Career Open House

Date:               (On going every two months)

Description:    Hosted High School students interested in broadcasting in conjunction with Mingus Union High School.  Station personnel discussed job responsibilities and required education for employment as well as demonstrating broadcast related activities.

Employee Participating:        Mike Puetz, General Manager and staff members



E.E.O. Form 397-2017