KJAN EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

KJAN EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014

 

I. Vacancy List

Afternoon Announcer

July, 2014

Recruitment sources used: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

Number of Candidates Interviewed (Sources): 5 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4)

Hired/Source: Yes/4

 

Marketing Consultant

June, 2014

Recruitment sources used: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

Number of Candidates Interviewed (Sources): 3 (13,11,13)

Hired/Source: Yes/13

 

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. Brown College

Attn: Mike Kronforst

Mendota Heights, MN 55120

mkronforst@browncollege.edu

 

9. KJAN Radio (on-air)

 

10. Internal posting on station bulletin board

 

11. KJAN website (www.kjan.com)

 

12. Employee Referral

 

13. Non-Employee Referral

 

14. 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

Becky Mosier talked with Griswold 2nd grade students about radio sales at the Elliott Elementary School on November 20, 2013 and at the Lewis Elementary School on November 25, 2013.

Jim Field shared a radio program with Washington Elementary School students in the Atlantic School District on May 9, 2014.

 

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 December, 2013.

 

3. Internship Program

Employed 3 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

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.

 

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

News Director Ric Hanson attended 2014 Iowa Broadcast News Association Conference. Traffic Director Stacie Linfor trained on phone with Smarts Broadcast technicians. General Manager Jim Field attended the 2014 Iowa Broadcasters Association conference in Des Moines to learn more about FCC regulations and legal issues. Rod Christensen, Becky Mosier and Trevor Gipple attended the 2014 Iowa Broadcasters Association conference in Des Moines and participated in the sales training.

 

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.