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 station: KBNS-CD is

intended to be placed in the public inspection file and on the website, of the Reporting

Station by the applicable Commission deadline.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period from October 1, 2014

to, and including, September 30, 2015 (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.

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 Debbie Roderman @ 417-334-1200. Anyone interested

should visit for an online listing of job openings,

KBNS-CD is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to


Full time employees as of October 1, 2015

General Manager – Scott Earls

Sales Manager – Sue Braun

Receptionist – Debbie Roderman

#1 Sales Position – Kim Addington

Video Editor – Jon Forrest

Webmaster – Charlie Garrison

Digital Media – Nicole Rodriguez

Videographer – Skylar Skidmore

Promotions- Roz Slavik

Part Time Employees as of October 1, 2015

Office Manager – Julie Leach

Talent – Scott McCaulley

Talent – Janet Ellis

Talent – Heather Gentry

Talent / Producer – Tiffany Powers

Production Technician – Skylar Skidmore

Production Technician – Sarah

Vacancies Filled October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015

Digital Media:

New Position February 1, 2015

Number of interviews – 2

Recruitment Source – On-Line

Total number of interviews conducted October 2014 through September 2015 – 6

Number of Interviews Per Recruitment Source

Television ads, Station Website – 4

Employee Referral – 0 – 0 – 0

College of the Ozarks – 2

Ozarks Technical College – 0

SW Baptist University – 0

Missouri State University – 0

Central Baptist College – 0

Baptist Bible College – 0

NW Missouri State University – 0

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.

2014-2015 interns included three student interns from College of the Ozarks who

were majoring in Mass Communications.

Career Days and Job Fairs

College of the Ozarks Fall Career Day held October 23, 2014

Station representatives manned booth, distributed station information and

employment applications and presented information on station’s internship


North Arkansas College 2015 College of Business and Technology Job Fair held

March 7, 2014. Station representative manned booth, distributed station

information and employment applications and presented information on station’s

internship program.

College of the Ozarks Spring Career Day held February 26, 2015

Station representatives manned booth, distributed station information and

employment applications and presented information on station’s internship


Management Level Employment Training

Employment training for upper level management conducted by company CEO

held at quarterly manager’s meeting.

Seminars hosted by Missouri Broadcasters Association annual convention

attended by upper management.

Seminars hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters annual convention

attended by upper management

Subscription to “Manager’s Legal Bulletin” for station and office managers.

Recruitment Sources website for KBNS-CD

tv ads on KBNS-CD

Missouri Career Center,

(Missouri Division of Employment Security).

College of the Ozarks, Career Center, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726,


Ozarks Technical College, 1001 E. Chestnut Exp., Springfield, MO 65802, 417-


Missouri State University,

901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897, 417-836-5000.