EEO Regulations

  

62/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31st, 2014

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the following: West Central MN Business Expo in Willmar on March 25, 2014;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 21-22, 2014; Stevens County Fair, August 2014;  UMM Business Expo August 28, 2014; West Central MN Business Job Fair, September 16, 2014.

*Specify Second Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Internship position available and posted with Minnesota State University, Moorhead; Alexandria Technical College Placement Center; and Ridgewater College Career Services.  Job mentoring/shadowing with Jacob Just of Morris Area High School.

*Specify Third Initiative: Co-Sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business professional community whose memberships include substantial participation of women and minorities.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, August 28, 2014; West Central MN Job Fair in Willmar, September 16, 2014.

*Specify Fourth Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Meeting with Deb and Milissa on EEO October 2, 2014 ; meeting attended by Deborah Mattheis on September 25th, 2014 at Marriot Mpls West – Manager’s meeting with owner and VP of Ingstad Broadcasting Company and Iowa City Broadcasting,  discussed Recruitment for all full-time employee openings; notification of job vacancies provided to all qualifying organizations in addition to Prong 1; menu options for supplemental outreach initiatives

 

 

Form prepared by Milissa Bjorge October 2014

 

 

List of all full-time jobs filled for the 12 month period

December 1st 2013 through November 30th 2014

 

  1. News Director…date opened February 2014…date filled April 14, 2014

Recruitment Source: KMRS/KKOK Radio

 

List of Recruitment Sources used for above vacancy

 

***KMRS/KKOK Radio Station, Morris, MN

***www.kmrskkok.com, website Morris, MN

***Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN
***Morris Sun Tribune/Fargo Forum, Fargo, ND

***Echo Press/Fargo Forum, Alexandria, MN

***Alexandria Technical & Community College, Alexandria MN

***Minnesota Broadcasters Association, website

 

  1. Sales Associate…date opened September 26, 2014…date filled 10-30-2014

Recruitment Source: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­KMRS/KKOK Radio

 

List of Recruitment Sources used for above vacancy

 

***KMRS/KKOK Radio Station, Morris, MN

***www.kmrskkok.com, website Morris, MN

***Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN
***Morris Sun Tribune/Fargo Forum, Fargo, ND

***Dragon Jobs – Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN

 

Yearly Total Number of Inteviewees and Total Number of Inteviewees Referred

by Each Recruitment Sourch

Period Beginning Dec 1, 2013   Ending November 30, 2014

Total Number of Interviews for Full-time Vacancies – 6

Total Number of Interviewees referred by each recruitment source

KMRS/KKOK Radio station -4

Fargo Forum/Morris Sun -1

KMRS/KKOK Website – 1

Ridgewater College – 0

Fargo Forum/Echo Press – 0

Alexandria Tech & Comm College – 0

Minnesota Broadcasters Association – 0

Minnesota State University, Moorhead – 0

 

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2013 and ending December 31st, 2013

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the following: West Central MN Business Expo in March 19, 2013;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 2013; Stevens County Fair, August 2013;  UMM Business Expo September 2013.

*Specify Second Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Internship position available and posted to UMM Career Center, Alexandria Technical College Placement Center, and Ridgewater College Career Services.

*Specify Third Initiative: Co-Sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business professional community whose memberships include substantial participation of women and minorities.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, August 2013.

*Specify Fourth Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Meeting with Deb and Milissa on EEO October 7, 2013 and meeting attended by Deborah Mattheis on September 25th, 2013 at Marriot Mpls West – Manager’s meeting with owner and VP of Ingstad Broadcasting Company and Iowa City Broadcasting,  discussed EEO requirements/prongs/website/recruitment processes/job placement/initiatives.

 

 

List of all full-time jobs filled for the 12 month period

December 1st 2012 through November 30th 2013

 

  1. Evening Announcer…date opened September 2013…date filled October 15, 2013

Recruitment Source: KMRS/KKOK Radio

 

List of Recruitment Sources used for above vacancies

 

***KMRS/KKOK Radio Station, Morris, MN

***www.kmrskkok.com, website Morris, MN

***Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN
***Morris Sun Tribune/Fargo Forum, Fargo, ND

***West Central MN Business Expo, Willmar, MN

 

Yearly Total Number of Inteviewees and Total Number of Inteviewees Referred

by Each Recruitment Sourch

Period Beginning Dec 1, 2012   Ending November 30, 2013

Total Number of Interviews for Full-time Vacancies – 3

Total Number of Interviewees referred by each recruitment source

KMRS/KKOK Radio station – 1

Fargo Forum/Morris Sun – 1

KMRS/KKOK Website – 0

Ridgewater College – 0

West Central MN Business Expo – 1

 

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31st, 2012

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the following: West Central MN Business Expo in March 2012;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 2012;  Grant County FUN & Business Expo, April 2012; Stevens County Fair, August 2012;  UMM Business Expo September 2012.

*Specify Second Initiative: Participate in Scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Mentorship with Dylan Curfman for career days for high school, shadowing Paul McDonald.  Dylan is interested in a broadcasting career.

*Specify Third Initiative: Sponsorship of at least 2 events in the community designed to increase public awareness to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fullfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the West Central Minnesota Area Business Expo, Marcy 3012. Sponsorship and attendance at the  University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, September 2012.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Manager’s meeting with owner and VP of Ingstad Broadcasting Company and Iowa City Broadcasting, October 3, 2012, discussed EEO requirements/prongs/website/recruitment processes/job placement/initiatives.

 

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Summary Description of Supplemental Outreach Initiatives

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31st, 2012

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the following: West Central MN Business Expo in March 2012;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 2012;  Grant County FUN & Business Expo, April 2012; Stevens County Fair, August 2012;  UMM Business Expo September 2012.

*Specify Second Initiative: Participate in Scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Mentorship with Dylan Curfman for career days for high school, shadowing Paul McDonald.  Dylan is interested in a broadcasting career.

*Specify Third Initiative: Sponsorship of at least 2 events in the community designed to increase public awareness to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fullfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the West Central Minnesota Area Business Expo, Marcy 3012. Sponsorship and attendance at the  University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, September 2012.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Manager’s meeting with owner and VP of Ingstad Broadcasting Company and Iowa City Broadcasting, October 3, 2012, discussed EEO requirements/prongs/website/recruitment processes/job placement/initiatives.

 

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2011 and ending December 31st, 2011

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the following: West Central MN Business Expo in March 2011;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 2011;  Herman Business Expo, April 2011; Stevens County Fair, August 2011;  UMM Business Expo September 2011.

*Specify Second Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Internship position available and posted to UMM Career Center, Alexandria Technical College Placement Center, and Ridgewater College Career Services.

*Specify Third Initiative: Co-Sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business professional community whose memberships include substantial participation of women and minorities.

Describe activities undertaken to fullfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, September 2011.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Meeting with Deb and Milissa on EEO June 13, 2011 and meeting with Deb, Bill, Krystal, and Milissa in November 2010 to go over changes in EEO compliance; Manager’s meeting with owner and VP of Ingstad Broadcasting Company and Iowa City Broadcasting, October 4, 2011, discussed EEO requirements/prongs/website/recruitmentprocesses/job placement/initiatives.

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2010 and ending December 31st, 2010

 

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended the folowing: West Central MN Business Expo in February 2010;  KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March 2010;  Stevens County Fair, August 2010;  UMM Business Expo September 2010.

*Specify Second Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Internship position available and posted to UMM Career Center, Alexandria Technical College Placement Center, and Ridgewater College Career Services.

*Specify Third Initiative: Co-Sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business professional community whose memberships include substantial participation of women and minorities.

Describe activities undertaken to fullfill that initiative: Sponsorship and attendance at the University of Minnesota, Morris Business Expo with the Morris Area Chamber and other local businesses, September 2010.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Meeting with Deb and Milissa on EEO February 2010 and meeting with Deb, Bill, Krystal, and Milissa in November 2010 to go over changes in EEO compliance.

 

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2009 and ending December 31st, 2009

*Specify First Initiative: Participation in at least four events sponsored by community groups active in broadcast employment issues (conventions, career days, workshops, and similar activities)

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Attended West Central MN Business Expo in March of 2009. Attended the KMRS/KKOK Spring Expo in March of 2009. Attended Commercial Exhibits at the Stevens County Fair, August 2009. Attended the UMM Business Expo September 2009.

*Specify Second Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Internship position available and posted to UMM Career Center, Alexandria Technical College Placement Center, and Ridgewater College Career Services.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of assistance to unaffiliated non-profit entities and the maintenance of websites that provide counseling on the process of searching for broadcast employment and/or other career development assistance pertinent to broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Established a link with the MinnesotaWorksNet.com website for those who are unemployed/seeking employment, June 2009.

*Specify Third Initiative: Provision of Training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Meeting with Deb and Milissa on EEO October 2009 and November 2009.

 

 

 

 

2/4 Year Period beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31st, 2008

Specify First Initiative: Sponsorship of at least two events in community designed to increase public awareness as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Hosted KMRS/KKOK Home Show, sponsored booth at Stevens County Fair, attended West Central Minnesota Area Business Expo, Willmar.

Specify Second Initiative: Provision of training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

*On September 24, 2008 at the Ingstad Broadcasting meeting held in Minneapolis all managers present, reviewed EEO Compliance rules and regulations. This meeting was held at 100 Third Avenue S. conference room, Minneapolis, MN

*Meeting with Deborah Mattheis, General Manager, Milissa Bjorge, Traffic/Business Manager, and Krystal Dohlen, Account Representative to discuss current needs for FCC, EEO, and Public File maintenance, October 6, 2008.

Specify Third Initiative: Establishment of an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.

Describe activities undertaken to fulfill that initiative: Deborah Mattheis, via Milissa Bjorge, sent letters to recruitment sources to be posted for students/individuals interested in pursuing career in broadcasting or journalism.

Specify Fourth Initiative: 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.

Describe actvities undertaken to fullfill that initiative: Mentoring program set up through Morris Area High School for juniors and seniors to spend a full or half day with on-air staff with interest in broadcasting.

This page prepared by Milissa Bjorge, Traffic Manager, KMRS/KKOK Radio