KJAN EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

KJAN EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

KJAN EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018

I. Vacancy List
No vacancies occurred during this period

II. Master Recruitment Source List
1. Iowa Workforce Development
508 Poplar Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-2351
Fax: 712-243-5584

2. Atlantic High School
Attn: Heather McKay
1201 East 14th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-5358

3. Iowa Western Community College
Attn: Ann Pross
705 Walnut St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-5527

4. Iowa Broadcasters Association Job Bank Website
Attn: Mark Osmundsen
P.O. Box 71186
Des Moines, IA 50325
Phone: 515-224-7237
Fax: 515-224-6560

5. American Association of University Women
Attn: Joyce Jensen
1811 Bryn Mawr Circle
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-2695

6. Atlantic Business & Professional Women
Attn: Becky Bonney
510 East 21st Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-3935

7. Atlantic Junior Federated
Attn: Cheryl Kamies
1505 Chestnut Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: 712-243-2631

8. KJAN Radio (on-air)

9. Internal posting on station bulletin board

10. KJAN website (www.kjan.com)

11. Employee Referral

12. Non-Employee Referral

13. Mail-in, walk-in, e-mail by applicant

III. Recruitment Initiatives
1A. Atlantic School-To-Work Program
Interested students were given the chance to learn about radio through the Atlantic High School program. In addition to industry information, students were given the chance to receive training and experience in programming, news, sports, sales, marketing, promotion and technology. General Manager Jim Field spoke to 8th grade TAG class about broadcast, writing and photography opportunities on station web site.

1B. Local School Outreach
a.  In the fall of 2018, KJAN entered into a joint agreement with CAM High School to operate a video/audio page on the KJAN website.  The video channel will allow CAM students to experience broadcasting sporting events and other activities in the CAM schools and communities.  KJAN staff is providing training and guidance to CAM students in broadcasting and managing the site.

b. General Manager Jim Field and other staff worked with CAM High School student Kade Nelson as part of an internship outreach program through the school during the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. Kade was also hired and trained to work part-time.

c.  General Manager Jim Field visited with senior students in the communications class taught by Joanne Morenz at Exira/EHK High School on September 19, 2018.  Students were given instruction on composing and recording sports features and interviews.

2. Atlantic High School Career Day
Staff spoke with students from Atlantic High School during career event at school. General Manager Jim Field served as interviewer for mock job interview program for junior high school students in April, 2018.

3. Internship Program
Employed 4 local high school students and trained them to perform on-air duties. Those duties include EAS operation, meter readings, transmitter operation, news, public affairs and programming. These students work under the direction of Program Director Chris Parks and News Director Ric Hanson.

3A. Internship Program at County Fair
a.  During Cass County Fair, 4-H students are trained to do live radio interviews. Each night of fair, a student will do a live, fifteen minute interview program visiting with local 4-H students. The exercise is designed to give students interested in broadcasting hands-on, live experience on-the-air. KJAN staff trains students on questions to ask, how to interview, how to use equipment, etc.

b.  FFA students from Atlantic, CAM and Griswold schools were included in nightly programs featuring activities during the fair.

4. Adult Internship Program
Employed 2 adults from the community and trained them to perform on-air duties. Those duties include EAS operation, meter readings, transmitter operation, news, public affairs and programming. These individuals work under the direction of Program Director Chris Parks and News Director Ric Hanson.

5. Professional Training
a. Traffic Director Stacie Linfor trained on phone with Smarts Broadcast technicians.
b. Staff used online sales and management training seminars through the Iowa Broadcasters Association and the Radio Advertising Bureau.

6. Internet Programs
Support the Iowa Broadcasters Association job bank website.

7. Mentoring Programs
Employ a full-time Sales Training Manager to help new account executives with training and career counseling.

8. Sponsor “Speak Out For Agriculture” Program
Sponsor the local SOFA program which allows students the opportunity to learn more about agriculture and communications through classroom work and on-site visits to understand the importance of communication to the agriculture industry.  General Manager Jim Field visited with members of the SOFA organizing committee about radio broadcast issues in February, 2018.