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EEO Report



EEO Public File Report Form

Covering the Period from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

Station(s) comprising Station Employment Unit:

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania/Hagerstown, Maryland Market:

WIKZ(FM), WQCM(FM), WDLD(FM), W242BY(FX), WCHA (AM), WHAG (FM)

The purpose of this EEO Public File 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 station(s): WIKZ (FM), WQCM(FM), WDLD(FM), W242BY (FX), WCHA (AM), and WHAG (FM) licensed to MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC. and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations, and posted on the websites.

If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and would like to receive job vacancy notices from MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC please provide name of company, contact information, mailing address, telephone number, email address, fax number and category of interest. Contact: Rich Bateman, General Manager at Main Line Broadcasting, 25 Penncraft Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. rbateman@mlbroadcasting.net.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning April 1, 2013 to and including March 31, 2014. 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 Station(s) comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period.

  1. For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy.

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

  1. 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.

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

It is the policy of MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions. As required by Section 73.2080 of the Commission’s Rules, the stations have participated in several different recruitment activities to ensure broad outreach. See following pages for a brief description of the initiative outreach.

Section 1: Vacancy Information

 

Full-time Positions

Filled By Job Title

Recruitment Source used to fill vacancy

(RS ID)

Number of Interviewees for position from sources listed

Number hired for position

Recruitment source for Hiree

1

Account Executive

A, B, C, D, E

18

3

B, B, and C

2

Administrative Assistant

A, B, C, F

6

1

B

3

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period:_24___

Total Number of Persons Hired During Applicable Period: ___4____

 

 

** RS ID included in next few pages for recruitment source used to fill vacancy.

 

**NOTE: Station(S) changed call letters/formats during Applicable Period:__NA_____

 

Section 2: Recruitment Source Information

 

RS

ID

 

Recruitment Source

Vacancy notification requested? (Yes or No)

Vacancy notification for which position?

Number of Interviews referred by each recruitment source

A

Main Line Broadcasting

On Air Recruitment

25 Penncraft Avenue

Chambersburg, PA

717-263-0813

Rich Bateman, GM

N

Account Executive

 

Admin Assistant

2

 

2

 

 

B

Main Line Broadcasting

Networking

Client Referral

N

Account Executive

 

Admin Assistant

 

5

 

1

C

Main Line Broadcasting’s website referrals

www.mix95.com

www.wqcmfm.com

www.wild967.fm

www.trueoldies963.com

 

N

Account Executive

 

Admin Assistant

 

 

4

 

2

 

 

D

Chambersburg Mall and Hagerstown Mall Job Fairs

N

Admin Assistant

 

Account Executive

0

 

6

E

Linkedin

N

Admin Assistant

 

Account Executive

0

 

1

F

Franklin Shopper

Rick Heckman

25 Penncraft Avenue

Chambersburg, PA 17201

 

N

Admin Assistant

 

Account Executive

1

 

0

 

Outreach Recruitment Initiative:

The station must engage in and complete at least four of the following menu options within each two-year period of its eight-year license term:

12-‘14

Menu Options

 

X

#1 Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions. (4/18/13, 6/21/13, 6/27/13, 8/16/13)

 

 

#2 Hosting of at least one job fair.

 

 

 

#3 Co-sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business and professional community whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities.

 

 

X

#4 Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities. (5/9/13CC, 11/8/13GS, 1/13/14MH, 2/24/14BS)

 

 

X

#5 Establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment. (see attached)

(5/29/12-8/13/12 KP)

 

 

 

#6 Participation in job banks, Internet programs, and other programs designed to promote outreach generally (i.e., that are not primarily directed to providing notification of specific job vacancies).

 

 

#7 Participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

 

 

X

#8 Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher-level positions. (11/7/13 AS, RB, 1/22/14 RB, ED, TB, JW, AS, NS, BR, TB)

 

 

#9 Establishment of a mentoring program for station personnel.

 

 

#10 Participation in at least four events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting.

 

X

#11 Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting. (see attached) (LK at SU 4/11/12) (Franklin Co. Business to Business 10/19/13) (Main Line Broadcasting Home Show 3/29/14)

 

 

12-‘14

Menu Options

 

#12 Listing of each upper-level category opening in a job bank or newsletter of media trade groups whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities.

 

 

#13 Provision of assistance to unaffiliated non-profit entities in the maintenance of web sites that provide counseling on the process of searching for broadcast employment and/or other career development assistance pertinent to broadcasting.

 

 

X

#14 Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination. (3/25/13, 3/25/13, 3/26/13, 3/27/13, 3/27/13,3/27/13, 5/21/13, 5/22/13, 5/26/13, 5/26/13, 5/26/13, 5/27/13, 5/28/13, 5/28/13, 6/6/13, 6/7/13, 6/18/13, 6/18/13, 6/18/13 DP, RB, RA, AS, MS =21)

 

 

 

#15 Provision of training to personnel of unaffiliated non-profit organizations interested in broadcast employment opportunities that would enable them to better refer job candidates for broadcast positions.

 

 

 

 

#16 Participation in other activities designed by the station employment unit reasonably calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be unaware of such opportunities.

 

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #1)

Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.

Date of Event: April 18, 2013

Location of Event: Franklin County Job Fair

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Senator Rich Alloway – Franklin County Area Development

Corporation and the Career Link of Franklin County.

 

Contact Person: Derrick Donnell

Address: 600 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Telephone: 717-709-4901

Brief Description of Event:

Franklin County Job Fair

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #1)

Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.

Date of Event: June 21, 2013

Location of Event: DLLR – Dept of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations of Maryland

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Washington County One Stop Job Center

Contact Person: William Saxman

Address: 14 North Potomac Street Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Telephone: 301-393-8200

Brief Description of Event:

Washington County Job Fair

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #1)

 

Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.

Date of Event: June 27, 2013

Location of Event: Kaplan University

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Kaplan University

Contact Person: Heather Guessford

Address: 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Telephone: 240-291-1872

Brief Description of Event:

Washington County Job Fair

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #1)

Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.

Date of Event: August 16, 2013

Location of Event: DLLR – Dept of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations of Maryland

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Washington County One Stop Job Center

Contact Person: William Saxman

Address: 14 North Potomac Street Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Telephone: 301-393-8200

Brief Description of Event:

Washington County Job Fair

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #4)

Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.

Date of Event: May 9, 2013

Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Corpus Christie School

Contact Person: Mrs. Amy Fedderhoff

Address: 305 N. 2nd Street, Chambersburg, PA

Telephone: 717-263-5036

Brief Description of Event:

How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Rick Alexander, Main Line Broadcasting Operations Manager


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #4)

 

Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.

Date of Event: November 8, 2013

Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: 80802 Girl Scout Troop

Contact Person: Melisha Miller

Address: Chambersburg, PA

Telephone: 717-816-4668

Brief Description of Event:

How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Jeff Whipp, Radio Personality


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #4)

Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.

Date of Event: January 13, 2014

Location of Event: Menno Haven

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Menno Haven

Contact Person: Connie Barnes

Address: Chambersburg, PA

Telephone: 717-263-8545

Brief Description of Event:

I heard it on the radio.

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

JP McCartney, Program Director for TOC 96.3

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #4)

 

Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.

 

Date of Event: February 24, 2014

Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Boy Scout Troop

Contact Person: Matt Hawbaker

Address: Chambersburg, PA

Telephone: 717-491-5887


Brief Description of Event:

How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Jeff Whipp, Radio Personality


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #11)

Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

 

Date of Event: October 19, 2013

Event: B2B – Business Networking Expo

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Franklin County Career and Technology Center

Contact Person: Doug Harmon

Address: 2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Telephone: 717-264-7101 X202

 

Brief Description of Event:

Business Networking Expo

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Rich Bateman, General Manager

Ed Dorsey, Sale Manager

Rick Alexander, Operations Manager

Lisa Harding, On Air Personality

Artie Shultz, Program Director

JP McCartney, On Air Personality

Shawn Quinn, On Air Personality

Mike Holder, Program Director

Jeff Whipp, On Air Personality

Tammy Heckman, Promotions Director

Kelly Funk, Receptionist

Tina Bressler, Account Executive

Tom Blachek, Account Executive

Barry Roberts, Account Executive

Julie Watson, Account Executive

Jonathan Dean, Account Executive

Brett Nieves, Account Executive

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)


Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #11)

Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

 

Date of Event: March 29, 2014

Event: Home and Building Show

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Franklin County Career and Technology Center

Contact Person: Rich Bateman

Address: 2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Telephone: 717-263-0813

Brief Description of Event:

Home and Building Show

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

 

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager

Rich Bateman, General Manager

Ed Dorsey, Sale Manager

Rick Alexander, Operations Manager

Lisa Harding, On Air Personality

Artie Shultz, Program Director

JP McCartney, On Air Personality

Shawn Quinn, On Air Personality

Mike Holder, Program Director

Jeff Whipp, On Air Personality

Tammy Heckman, Promotions Director

Brandy Benedict, Receptionist

Tina Bressler, Account Executive

Tom Blachek, Account Executive

Barry Roberts, Account Executive

Julie Watson, Account Executive

Norm Slemenda, Account Executive

Ashley Kendle, Account Executive

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #8)

Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

Date of Event: November 7, 2013

Event: Health Care Reform Revenue Opportunity

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Citrix Online

Website Info: dave@burkemediamarketing.com

Contact/Instructor: Dave Burke

Address: 7414 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

Brief Description of Event: Certificate on Health Care Reform and Revenue Opportunity

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Rich Bateman, General Manager (11/7/13)

Ashley Kendle, Account Executive (11/7/13)


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #8)

Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

Date of Event: January 22, 2014

Event: Prospecting with Quantitative Data - Tapscan

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: Citrix Online

Website Info: dave@burkemediamarketing.com

Contact/Instructor: Jennifer Bratten

Address: 7414 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

Telephone: 888-936-7423

Brief Description of Event: Prospecting with Quantitative Data - Tapscan

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Rich Bateman, General Manager (1/22/14)


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #14)

Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

Date of Event: May 22, 2013 – June 18, 2013

Event: Hartfordhelp.com Preventing Discrimination

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.

Website Info: Jack McCalmon

Contact/Instructor: 888-712-7667

Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Discrimination

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)

Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/6/13)

Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/22/13)

Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/28/13)

Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #14)

Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

Date of Event: May 21, 2013 – June 18, 2013

Event: Hartfordhelp.com Preventing Sexual Harassment

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.

Website Info: Jack McCalmon

Contact/Instructor: 888-712-7667

Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Sexual Harassment

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)

Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/3/13)

Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/21/13)

Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/27/13)

Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)

 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 

Activities Undertaken by Stations

(Menu Option #14)

Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

Date of Event: May 22, 2013 – June 18, 2013

Event: Hartfordhelp.com Preventing Wrongful Termination and Retaliation

Event Sponsor Information

Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.

Website Info: Jack McCalmon

Contact/Instructor: 888-712-7667

Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Wrongful Termination and Retaliation

Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:

Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)

Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/7/13)

Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/22/13)

Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/28/13)

Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)

 

EEO Outreach Requirements

I. Recruitment for All Full-time Vacancies

__X__ Post job vacancy on station web-site.

__N/A_ Send notices to organizations that have asked to be placed on the station’s “mailing list” for its postings.

__X__ Promote the job on the radio station(s).

__X__ Advertise in local newspapers.

__N/A___ Advertise in relevant trade periodicals.

__X__ Promote job openings at job fairs.

__X__ Post openings within the station.

__X__ All ads & job vacancies must contain a statement that the broadcaster is an equal opportunity employer (“EOE”).

 

II. Notification to Community Groups

__X__ Air monthly announcements (PSA’s) inviting eligible organizations to contact the station so that the station can add them to its mailing list for notices of job openings. (See Lisa Kline)

 


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