YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION EEO

YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION

 

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

JUNE 1, 2020 – MAY 31, 2021

 

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 No Open Positions during this reporting period.

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:             Virtual Yavapai College Job and Career Fair for Prescott Area

Date:               September 25, 2020

Description:    Yavapai College and City of Prescott in virtual career fair.

Employee Participating:        No station participation on location.  Yavapai Broadcasting

had an on-line presence with Jackie Bessler participating virtually.

Event:              Virtual Yavapai College Job and Career Fair for Verde Valley

Date:               Oct. 5, 2020

Description:     Yavapai College and the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce in virtual career fair

Employee Participating:          No station participation on location. Yavapai Broadcasting

had an on-line presence with Jackie Bessler participating virtually.

Event:             Goodwill Virtual Job Fair

Date:               March 24, 2021

Description:    Goodwill in Flagstaff and Yavapai Broadcasting promoted a virtual job fair

Employee Participating:             No station participation on location

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.  Because of Covid concerns no students participated.

Information was left with each school for future consideration.

Scholarship Programs:

Program:         Northern Arizona University Broadcast Scholarship Program.

Due to Covid concerns and no in person learning on campus there was no scholarship

program participation.  Information was left with NAU for future consideration.

Career Orientation:

Program:         No Broadcast Career Open Houses were scheduled due to Covid concerns.

On-Going Education:

Event:  Independent Broadcasters Association conducted an on-line webinar

for EEO compliance training.

Date:  Thursday, May 6, 2021   11AM

Description:  One hour webinar hosted by I.B.A. featuring FCC attorney Greg Skall

and Lisa Fields from Broadcast1 Source.  Certificate of participation is attached below.

Employee participating:  Mike Puetz

On behalf of all of us at Broadcast1Source, TLP Law, and the Independent Broadcaster’s Association,  thank you for participating in our FCC EEO Training meeting on May 6, 2021.  We appreciate your interest in additional training on this subject matter and the great questions posed to us.

This email serves as your certificate of participation.   Please print and retain a copy to include in your EEO Public File.

We are happy to continue to be a resource to you and your colleagues.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out if we can be of further service.

Sincerely,

Lisa A. Fields

SVP/General Manager, Broadcast1Source

P: 336.553.0620

[email protected]

www.broadcast1source.com