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EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

 

This Report covers full-time vacancy recruitment data for the period July 23, 2015 through July 22, 2016.

 

1) Employment Unit:  Kirkman Broadcasting, Inc.                                    

 

2) Unit Members (Stations and Communities of License):      WQNT(AM), Charleston, SC

                                                                                                                WQSC(AM), Charleston, SC

                                                                                                                WJKB(AM), Moncks Corner, SC

                                                                                                                WTMZ(AM), Dorchester Terr.-Bre, SC

                                                                                                                WWIK(FM), McClellanville, SC*

                                                                                                                WJNI(FM), Ladson, SC*

 

        *Kirkman Broadcasting, Inc. provides programming services to Stations WWIK(FM) and WJNI(FM)

         pursuant to a local marketing agreement.  The LMA stations are included in this report in accordance

         with applicable FCC policy. 

 

3) EEO Contact Information for Employment Unit: 

 

Mailing Address:

 

Kirkman Broadcasting, Inc.

60 Markfield Drive Unit 4

Charleston, SC  29407

Telephone Number:

843-763-6631

Contact Person/Title:

 

Ted Byrne

Operations Manager

 

E-mail Address:

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4)    Full-Time Job Vacancies Filled by Each Station in the Employment Unit:

 

 

Job Title

Recruitment Source Referring Hires

 

 

(a) 

Account Exec.

         “Indeed” website   July2015- July2016

 

 

 

(b) 

Account Exec.

         “Indeed” website    July2015- July2016

 

 

(c)    

Traffic Manager

   Post and Courier Newspaper, Charleston Southern University, Trident Technical College, The Citadel, and Seacoast Church

 

 

 

 

 

               

5) List all Full-Time Job Vacancies Filled by Each Station in the Employment Unit:

Three full-time job vacancies have been filled since July 23, 2015.

 

6) Total # of Interviewees Referred:  For the period from July 23, 2015 through July 22, 2016, this Employment Unit interviewed 6 persons for the full-time job vacancy of Traffic Manager. 2 persons for Account Exec.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8) Supplemental Recruitment Initiatives: 

 

(a) Initiative: Participation in Events/Programs Sponsored by Educational Institutions Related to Career Opportunities in Broadcasting:

 

Three (3) Programs at Trident Technical College

On three occasions during the course of this reporting period, at the invitation of the Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina (“TCC”), the Program Director of the SEU spoke to broadcasting majors at TCC concerning career opportunities in broadcasting, and specific job opportunities at Kirkman Broadcasting Company.  Written information was provided to students, and students were encouraged to visit the stations.  Any available student resumes were collected. 

 

Dates of participation in events:  September 2015, December 2015, April 2016

 

Two (2) Programs at The Citadel

On two occasions during this reporting period, the SEU’s Operations Manager and Sales Manager spoke to Broadcast Majors at the invitation of the Program Chairman at The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina.  They discussed career opportunities in broadcasting and specific job opportunities at Kirkman Broadcasting Company.  Written information was provided to students, and students were encouraged to visit the stations.  Any available student resumes were collected. 

 

Dates of participation in events:  October 14, 2015; February 24, 2016.

 

(b) Initiative: Internship Program

In cooperation with the Broadcasting departments of the College of Charleston, Trident Tech, University of South Carolina, and Clemson University, the SEU has developed an internship program.  Each semester one student is chosen to receive training in all aspects of the Kirkman Broadcasting operation, including, for example, sales, production, and programming.  The SEU promotes the program online, at career fairs, and at the school.  The interns receive course credit for their efforts.  

 

 (d) Initiative: Career Fairs

The SEU’s Operations Manager, who has substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions, attended the Communication Networking Fair at the College of Charleston on October 4, 2015.  The Operations Manager discussed careers in the broadcast industry with Fair participants.  All students were encouraged to visit the stations, and available resumes were collected.

 

On September 8, 2015 the SEU attended a Career Fair at The Charleston Marriot Hotel from 11am to 2pm. The Program Director, who has substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions, attended the Career Fair. The Program Director discussed careers in the broadcast industry with Fair participants.  All attendants were encouraged to visit the stations, and available resumes were collected.

 

On October 21, 2015 the SEU attended a Career Fair at Charleston Southern University. The Program Director, who has substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions, attended the Career Fair. The Program Director discussed careers in the broadcast industry with Fair participants.  All attendants were encouraged to visit the stations, and available resumes were collected.

 

 

On April 6, 2016, the SEU’s Program Director, who has substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions, attended 2016 Career Fair at Trident Technical College from 10am to 1pm.  The Program Director discussed careers in the broadcast industry with Fair participants.  All students were encouraged to visit the stations, and available resumes were collected.

 

(e) Initiative: Mentoring

 

The SEU provides an ongoing, informal mentoring program, designed to help lower-level station personnel qualify for higher level positions. Three of our employees have at least 25 years of experience, and on a regular basis advise and mentor junior employees on furthering their careers. Meetings are held weekly.

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