YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION EEO

 

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.

 

JUNE 1, 2017 – MAY 31, 2018

 

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].

 

 

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS FILLED:

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

Two – Flagstaff Account Executive’s…One – Cottonwood Account Executive and One – Prescott Valley Account Executive.  We also had one full time news editor position opening in Cottonwood.

 

 

  1. Flagstaff Account Executive

 

Typical Recruitment Sources:

 

Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                 Flagstaff Position

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

 

Flagstaff Account Executive Position filled from 15 applicants. 

 

  1. Prescott Valley Account Executive

 

Typical Recruitment Sources:

 

Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                Prescott Valley Position

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

 

Prescott Valley Position filled from 7 applicants. 

           

  1. Second Flagstaff Account Executive

 

Typical Recruitment Sources:

 

Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                 Flagstaff Position

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

 

Flagstaff Position filled from 15 applicants. 

 

 

  1. Cottonwood Account Executive

 

Typical Recruitment Sources:

 

Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                Cottonwood Position

  1. Arizona Broadcaster Assoc. 0                                 
  2. Craigslist 0                     
  3. Coconino County Career Center 0                     
  4. Arizona DES – Job Service (Flagstaff) 0                     
  5. Arizona DES – Job Service (Cottonwood) 0                     
  6. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads 3                                             
  7. Myradioplace.com 0                     
  8. Other .com Job sites             0                     
  9. All Access.com             0                     
  10. Employee Referral             1                     
  11. Walk In             1                     
  12. Other             0                     

 

Cottonwood Position filled from 5 applicants. 

 

 

  1. News Editor Position in Cottonwood

 

Typical Recruitment Sources:

 

Source of                                                                                Interviewees Referred

Recruitment                                                                                                               .

                                                                                                Cottonwood Position

  1. Arizona Broadcaster Assoc. 0                                 
  2. Craigslist 0                     
  3. Coconino County Career Center 0
  4. Arizona DES – Job Service (Flagstaff) 0                     
  5. Arizona DES – Job Service (Cottonwood) 0                     
  6. Yavapai Broadcasting on-air ads 2                                             
  7. Myradioplace.com             0                     
  8. Other .com Job sites             0                     
  9. All Access.com             1                     
  10. Employee Referral             0                     
  11. Walk In             0                     
  12. Other             0                     

 

News Editor Position in Cottonwood filled from 3 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.

 

OUTREACH INITIATIVES:

Job and Career Fairs:

 

Event:             Prescott Valley Job and Career Fair

Date:               September 19, 2017

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 in Chino Valley

Date:               February 9, 2018

Description:    Yavapai College and Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager

Event:             Yavapai College Job and career Fair in Sedona.

Date:               February 13, 2018

Description:    Yavapai College and Sedona Chamber of Commerce in a Job and Career Fair.

Employee Participating:        Bryan Saravo, Operations Manager and KQST Program Director

 

Event:             Prescott Job Fair

Date:               March 23, 2018

Description:    Prescott Chamber of Commerce in workshop and career fair.

Employee Participating:        Jackie Bessler, Financial Manager

 

Event:             Verde Valley Career and Job Fair

Date:               April 4, 2018

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 16, 2018

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 2018

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