EEO Report

EEO Public File Report

 

The purpose of this Annual EEO Public File Report for Broadcast Stations (this “Report”) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the Commission’s EEO Rules.

 

This report has been prepared on behalf of the station employment unit (the “Station Employment Unit”) which is comprised of the following broadcast stations: KBNS-CD (the “Reporting Station”) is intended to be placed in the public inspection files, and on the website, of any of the Reporting Station by the applicable Commission deadline.

 

The information contained in this Report covers the time period from October 1, 2016 to, and including, September 30, 2017 (the “Reporting Period”). The Commission’s EEO Rules require that this Report contain the following additional information:

 

A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Reporting Station during the Reporting Period, identified by job title;

 

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 Commission’s EEO rules, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;

 

Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed during the preceding year;

 

The recruitment source that referred the potential employee for each full-time vacancy during the Reporting Period;

 

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

 

A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the Commission’s EEO Rules during the Reporting period.

The Vacation Channel, LLC

KBNS-CD                  Facility ID #168219

FCC 396 – Narrative Statement

 

KBNS-CD is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at our television station. Community organizations that wish to receive a listing of our vacancy information should contact Toni Whitted @ 417-334-1200. Anyone interested should visit www.tvcbranson.com for an online listing of job openings,  KBNS-CD is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

Full time employees as of October 1, 2017

 

General Manager – Scott Earls

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#1 Sales Position – Sue Braun

#2 Sales Position – Kim Green

#3 Sales Position – Jaden Richardson

 

Video Editor – Jon Forrest

Web Master and Traffic Director- Charles Garrison

IT – Robert Deppe

 

Sales Assistant – Tammy Bishop

 

 

 

Vacancies Filled October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

            Sales  Position

            Position opened April 24, 2017

Sales position #3 filled May 22, 2017

Recruitment Source – Website Ad

 

 

 

Vacancies Filled October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

            Sales Assistant

            Position opened March 20, 2017

Account Executive position #3 filled July 10, 2017

Recruitment Source – Employee Referral

 

 

Total number of interviews conducted October 2016 through September 2017 – 11

Number of Interviews Per Recruitment Source

TV ads – 0

Radio ads – 2

Website ads – 1

Employee Referral – 7

Missouri Career Center – 0

College of the Ozarks – 0

Ozarks Technical College – 0

Indeed.com – 1

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Recruitment Initiatives

 

Internship Program

Recruitment effort performed through area high schools and colleges by offering Internship Program information in all Career Days attended.  Interns learn all aspects of broadcasting; studio knowledge, sales and marketing, business and community projects.

2016-2017 interns included two student interns from Future Men organization.

 

 

Career Days and Job Fairs

College of the Ozarks Fall Career Day held October 27, 2016.

Station representatives manned booth, distributed station information and employment applications and presented information on station’s internship program.

 

College of the Ozarks Spring Career Day held March 30, 2017.

Station representatives manned booth, distributed station information and employment applications and presented information on station’s internship program.

 

North Arkansas College 2017 College of Business and Technology Job Fair held March 9, 2017.  Station representative manned booth, distributed station information and employment applications and presented information on station’s internship program.

 

 

 

 

Careers on Wheels Day held May 10, 2017 at Branson Cedar Ridge Elementary.

Station representatives displayed two of our station vehicles and presented information on careers in broadcasting, while Kindergarten through third grades toured the various businesses represented.

 

 

Media Participation in Education

 

August 24, 2017 – Shannon Bowers conducted a tour of the TVstation with a Mass Media Class from Hollister High School.

 

 

 

Management Level Employment Training

Seminars hosted by Missouri Broadcasters Association annual convention attended by upper management.

Subscription to “Manager’s Legal Bulletin” for station management.

 

 

Recruitment Sources

            Hometowndailynews.comwebsite for KOMC KRZK

TV commercials KBNS-CD

Radio ads on KOMC and KRZK

Missouri Career Center, www.greathires.org. www.MissouriCareerSource.com (Missouri Division of Employment Security).

College of the Ozarks, Career Center, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO  65726, 800-222-0525. career@cofo.edu.

Ozarks Technical College, 1001 E. Chestnut Exp., Springfield, MO  65802, 417-447-8888.  http://www.collegecentral.com/otc

Indeed.com, www.indeed.com.