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Cache Valley Radio Group

 

 

 

KVNU, KVFX, KLZX, KBLQ, KLGN, KKEX, KGNT

 

Annual EEO Public File Report

 

            The purpose of this EEO Public File Report (“Report”) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC’s 2002 EEO Rule.  This report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations: KVNU-Logan, UT; KVFX-Logan, UT; KLZX-Weston, ID; KBLQ-Logan, UT; KLGN-Logan, UT; KKEX-Preston, ID; KGNT-Smithfield, UT and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations, and posted on their websites, if they have websites.

 

            The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning June 1, 2012 to and including May 31, 2013 (the “Applicable Period”).

 

            The FCC’s 2002 EEO Rule requires that this Report contain the following information:

 

1.         A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period;

 

2.         For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of the new EEO Rule, (which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;

 

3.         The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period;

 

4.         Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the Applicable Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies; and

 

5.         A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the FCC rules.

 

            Appendices 1, 2 and 3 which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information.  Please note that the numbers listed on Appendix 2 under the column entitled “Full-time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized” refer to the number of the full-time job positions listed on Appendix 1. 

            For purposes of this Report, a vacancy was deemed “filled” not when the offer was extended but when the hiree accepted the job offer.  A person was deemed “interviewed” whether he or she was interviewed in person, over the telephone or by e-mail.

 

Cache Valley Radio Group

 

 

 

Appendix 1

 

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

 

Covering the period from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013

 

Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KVNU, KVFX, KLZX, KBLQ, KLGN, KKEX, KGNT

 

 

Section 1: Vacancy Information

 

Full-time Positions Filled by Job Title

Recruitment Source of Hiree

Total Number of Interviewees from All Sources for This Position

#1 - Account Executive (4/23/13)

Personal Reference

20

Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period: 20     

 

Cache Valley Radio Group

 

 

 

Appendix 2

 

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

 

Covering the Period from June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012

 

Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KVNU, KVFX, KLZX, KBLQ, KLGN, KKEX, KGNT

 

Section 2: Recruitment Source Information

 

 

Recruitment Source (Name, Address, Telephone Number, Contact Person)

Total # of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period (if any)

Full-Time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized

A

Herald Journal
Classified Desk
75 W. 300 N.
Logan, UT 84321

3

1 (#1)

B

Cache Valley Media Group - Radio Ads

12

1 (#1)

C

Referral 2 1 (#1)
D U.S. Department of Workforce Services 1 1 (#1)
E Internal Posting 0 1 (#1)
F

CacheValleyDaily.com Classifieds
Eric Frandsen

810 W. 200 N.

Logan, UT 84321

2 1 (#1)
G www.twitter.com/cvdaily 0 1 (#1)
H www.facebook.com/CacheValleyDaily 0 1 (#1)
I www.utradioguide.com 0 1 (#1)

* No recruitment sources have requested to be notified of future full time job openings at the stations.

 

 

Cache Valley Radio Group

 

 

 

Appendix 3

 

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

 

Covering the Period from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013

 

Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KVNU, KVFX, KLZX, KBLQ, KLGN, KKEX, KGNT

 

Section 3: Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by KVNU, KVFX, KLZX, KBLQ, KLGN, KKEX, and KGNT.

 

 

Teaching:

Will Wheelwright, program director for KVNU 610 AM/102.1 FM, accepted a part time teaching position in the Journalism department at Utah State University. Wheelwright continues to teach a three credit course titled Broadcast Audio.  The class met twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, for 90 minutes. The course was an introduction to radio production and covered topics like the business of commercial radio, how to use studio equipment, and producing news and commercials.

 

As part of the course, students tour the Cache Valley Media Group studios to see daily operations. Students also have opportunities to shadow a DJ while doing an on-air shift. As part of his teaching position, Wheelwright was also asked to be an adviser for Aggie Radio, an Internet and KUSU-HD3 station. Wheelwright consulted with faculty and the station manager about hiring staff and setting up their new studio.

 

Training:

* All members of the Cache Valley Radio Group Sales Staff engage in periodic training sessions to review techniques and industry trends.  New sales representatives are able to advance from a base salary to a commission income after 90 days, upon completion of training session “Series 2000: A Sales Training and New Business Development Series for Radio,” “RAB Online Training Academy,” and/or according to the General Sales Manager’s discretion.

 

* Sales Staff participates in Sales Training conducted by Matt Burgoyne twice monthly.

 

* Management level personnel and two Account Executives attended the National Association of Broadcasters Convention April 8-10, 2013. Upon returning from the convention, relatable information was passed on to other sales and programming personnel.

* Sales and management level personnel have participated in webinars hosted by the Radio Advertising Bureau to review marketing and sales tactics, as well as managing sales teams.
 

* Sales and management level personnel not only manned a booth at the Cache Business Summit on March 7, 2013, but several others attended training sessions that covered management, social media, and sales.
 

* Engineering personnel attended a USU Partners in Business Information Technology Conference on February 6, 2013. While there, Cache Valley Media Group engineers were able to attend break-out sessions about current trends in the IT industry and best practices of other organizations.
 

* Employees attended the two-day USU Partners in Business Leadership Conference on April 2-3, 2013. Employees were able to attend round-table discussions, break-out sessions and featured keynote speakers that discussed leadership and management techniques.


Business-to-Business:
The Cache Valley Media Group helped sponsor multiple business-to-business events over the course of the last 12 months, including the Cache Business Summit (sponsored by the Utah Small Business Development Center) and several USU Partners in Business conferences. The Cache Valley Media Group also helped sponsor the What’s Goin’ Down Up North Northern Utah Economic Summit on September 12, 2012. Sales and management level personnel attended the event and manned a booth.
 

EEO Training:

Management level staff participated in EEO Training conducted by Wilkinson-Barker-Knauer on May 23, 2013. They reviewed FCC requirements, dissemination efforts, and practices that ought to be followed to comply with FCC standards. Existing forms were reviewed and updated.

 

 

Tours:

Staff members periodically conduct tours of our facility for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, church and employment groups to inform them of the education and training that may be required to obtain employment or advance a career in the broadcasting industry.

 

Internships:

Twelve interns participated with the Cache Valley Media Group through the year. Intern responsibilities included, but were not limited to: assisting in news gathering, producing talk shows, assisting on-air DJs, audio transcription, sports photography, videography, and sports reporting.
 

The Cache Valley Media Group also participated in a School to Careers internship program with Logan High School and Sky View High School. The Logan High intern was responsible for shadowing those involved in sales and marketing. He worked closely with them to evaluate advertising campaigns and developed marketing plans that are still being used today. The Sky View intern shadowed those involved with the Full Court Press, a nightly sports-talk program. He helped produce show topics and conduct research that was helpful to the hosts.

 

Jobs Report:

KVNU hosts a bi-weekly jobs report from the Utah Department of Workforce Services. This free report has been going on since at least the 1960s. A representative from the local Workforce Services office calls the station every Tuesday and Thursday morning to report on new job openings or job fairs in the area.  KVNU was recognized for this longstanding relationship by the Department in 2007.

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