YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION EEO

YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

JUNE 1, 2021 – MAY 31, 2022

STATION EMPLOYMENT UNIT:

KVRD-FM, Cottonwood, AZ

KYBC (AM), Cottonwood, AZ

KKLD (FM), Cottonwood, AZ

KVNA (AM), Flagstaff, AZ

KVNA-FM, Flagstaff, AZ

KQST (FM), Sedona, AZ

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY:

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 [email protected].  

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT:

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.

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS FILLED:

Yavapai Broadcasting Corp. had three full-time positions open during this reporting period:

One – Office Manager in Cottonwood, One – Prescott Valley Account Executive and One – Flagstaff Account Executive.

  1. Office Manager in Cottonwood

Typical Recruitment Sources:

Source of Interviewees Referred 

Recruitment                                             .

Cottonwood Position

  1. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads 8
  2. Myradioplace.com 4
  3. Arizona Broadcasters Assn Website 0
  4. All Access.com 0
  5. LinkedIn.com 3
  6. Indeed.com 16
  7.         NACOG 1
  8. Other .com Job sites 0
  9. Employee Referral 0
  1. Walk In 0
  2. Other 0

Office Manager Position filled from 32 applicants. 

 

  1. Prescott Valley Account Executive 2

Typical Recruitment Sources:

Source of Interviewees Referred 

Recruitment                                             .

Cottonwood Position

  1. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads 8
  2. Myradioplace.com 4
  3. Arizona Broadcasters Assn Website 0
  4. All Access.com 0
  5. Indeed.com 16
  6. LinkedIn.com 3
  7. Other .com Job sites 0
  8.         NACOG 1
  9. Employee Referral 0
  10. Walk In 0
  11. Other 0

Timing of this hire was the same as our Office Manager recruitment.  Applicants

that were qualified from the Office Manager recruitment advertising were considered for this position.  Prescott Valley Position filled from those original 32 applicants. 

  1.     Flagstaff Account Executive

Typical Recruitment Sources:

Source of Interviewees Referred 

Recruitment                                             .

Cottonwood Position

  1. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads 4
  2. Myradioplace.com 0
  3. Arizona Broadcasters Assn Website 0
  4. All Access.com 1
  5. Indeed.com 8
  6. LinkedIn.com 2
  7. Other .com Job sites 0
  8. Employee Referral 0
  9. Walk In 0
  10. Other 0

Flagstaff Account Executive Position filled from 15 applicants. 

 

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

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS NOT FILLED:

Yavapai Broadcasting Corp had two additional full-time positions available that were NOT filled during this time period:  One full time news director and One full time staff announcer/production assistant.

News director position was advertised 4/12 – 4/29/22.  After receiving applications and interviewing three candidates it was determined to delete this employment position and contract with an on-line news service called

Your News Now.  Contract was signed and on air news service started on air 5/2/22.

Full time staff announcer/production assistant position was advertised 5/16 – 5/30/22.  At the time this report was posted the advertising was in process but no candidates were interviewed and the position is still open.  Interviews

to conducted the first part of June 2022.

 OUTREACH INITIATIVES:

Job and Career Fairs:

 

Event:             Yavapai College Job and Career Fair in Camp Verde

Date:               September 16, 2021

Description:    Yavapai College and City of Camp Verde in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager/HR Director

Event: Yavapai College Job and Career Fair in Prescott Valley

Date: Sept. 29, 2021

Description: Yavapai College and the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce in workshop

and career fair

Employee Participating:          Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager/HR Director

Event:  Chino Valley Job and Career Fair

Date: Feb. 18, 2022

Description:    Yavapai College and the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce in workshop

                        and career fair

Employee Participating:         Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager/HR Director

Event:             Prescott Job and Career Fair

Date:               March 23, 2022

Description:    Yavapai College, Yavapai Broadcasting and the Prescott Chamber of Commerce    

                        in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager/HR Director

Event: Cottonwood Job and Career Fair

Date: April 6, 2022

Description:    Yavapai College, Yavapai Broadcasting, the City of Cottonwood, and the

Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:         Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager/HR Director

 

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, Yavapai College and Mingus Union High School. Station personnel instruct interns on career opportunities, duties, and expectations.  During this reporting period the program was available but no interns were utilized.

 

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