ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

KLBK/KAMC

April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013

 

The purpose of the EEO Public File Report (?Report?) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC?s EEO Rule.  This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following station(s):

 

KLBK/KAMC

 

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning April 1, 2012 to and including March 31, 2013 (the ?Applicable Period?).  The FCC?s EEO Rule Requires that this Report contain the following information:

 

  1. A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period;
  2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment sources(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of the EEO Rule, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;
  3. The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period;
  4. Data reflecting 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; and
  5. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the FCC rules.

 

Appendices 1, 2 and 3 which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information.  Please note that the alphabet letters listed on Appendix 1 under the column entitled ?Recruitment Sources Utilized? refer to the Recruitment Sources listed on Appendix 2.

 

For purposes of this Report, a vacancy was deemed ?filled? when the hiree began work.  A person was deemed ?interviewed? whether he or she was interviewed in person, over the phone or by e-mail.

 


Appendix 1 to Annual EEO Public File Report

Covering the Period from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: KLBK/KAMC

 

Section 1:  Vacancy Information

 

 

Full-Time Positions Filled by Job Title

Recruitment Source of Hiree

Number of Applicants Interviewed

Recruitment Sources Utilized

1

Master Control Operator

E

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

2

Sports Anchor

E

3

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

3

Sports Anchor

E

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

4

Reporter

N

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

5

Reporter

E

3

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

6

Reporter

L

3

A,B, D-F, H-K, L-P

7

Reporter

E

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

8

Reporter

N

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

9

Reporter

L

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, L-P

10

Reporter

E

3

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

11

Meteorologist

G

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

12

Engineer

E

4

A-F, H-K, M-P

13

Account Executive

E

3

A-F, H-K, M-P

14

Account Executive

C

3

A-F, H-K, M-P

15

Account Executive

E

2

A-F, H-K, M-P

16

Sales Assistant

F

2

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

17

Accounting Assistant

E

3

A-F, H-K, M-P

18

Accounting Assistant

F

4

A-F, H-K, M-P

19

Local Sales Manager

E

4

A,B, D-F, H-K, M-P

 

Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period:  51

Appendix 2 to Annual EEO Public File Report

 

Covering the Period from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: KLBK/KAMC

 

Section 2:  Recruitment Source Information

 

 

Recruitment Source

Contact

Address

Phone

Requested Notice (Y/N)

Total Number of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period

(If Any)

A

Station Website: everythinglubbock.com

Becky Ivey

7403 S. University Ave.

Lubbock, TX 79423

806-745-2345

N

6

B

InternalTransfer/Postings

Karen Bernard

7403 S. University Ave.

Lubbock, TX 79423

806-748-2294

N

3

C

Station Broadcasting: 15/30 Second Spots

Jeff Pitner

7403 S. University Ave.

Lubbock, TX 79423

806-745-2345

N

4

D

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Rachel Anderson

5215 N. O?Conner Blvd., Ste. 1400

Irving, TX 75039

972-373-8800

N

1

E

Employee Referral

None

None

None

N

 

15

F

Workforce of the Southplains

Nate Bracher

1218 14th St.

Lubbock, TX 79401

806-765-5038

Y

5

G

TV Jobs.com

None

None

None

N

 

4

H

Texas Tech University

Aleesa Ross

PO Box 43082

Lubbock, TX 79416

806-742-1780

Y

1

I

South Plains College

Susan Rushing

1401 S. College St.

Levelland, TX 79336

806-894-9611

Ext. 2359

Y

0

J

Texas Association of Broadcasters

Craig Bean

None

512-322-9944

Y

1

K

American Commercial College

Shelby Pearce

None

806-747-4339

Y

0

L

Medialine.com

None

None

None

N

 

5

M

Wayland Baptist University

Brenda Huckabee

1900 W. 7th St.

Plainview, TX 79072

806-291-3765

Y

0

N

Internship Program

None

None

None

Y

 

4

O

DARS

Laura Rook

5121 69th St.

Lubbock, TX 79414

None

Y

 

0

P

UTPB

None

None

None

Y

 

0

Q

Failed To Identify

None

None

None

N

 

1

 

 

 


 

Appendix 3 to Annual EEO Public File Report

 

Covering the Period from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: KLBK/KAMC

 

Section 3:  Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by KLBK/KAMC

 

 

 

Recruitment Initiative

Description

1

Participation in job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for hiring decisions

Station personnel and department heads with hiring authority participated in the Texas Tech University Mass Communications Career Fair on November 8, 2012.  KLBK?s General Manager, News Director and EEO Officer worked the KLBK booth and met with students and future graduates to provide information on the different positions offered inside our newsroom and our television station.  We collected resumes from juniors and seniors interested in broadcasting careers.  KLBK staff also provided tips and advice on how to successfully negotiate the interview and hiring process. 

2

Participation in job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for hiring decisions

KLBK?s General Manager, Director of Sales and EEO Officer participated in the 2012 Work Source South Plains Job Fair.  The station used broadcast spots and station website to promote participation by local employers and those seeking employment opportunities. The fair was a big success with thousands of participants.  KLBK Staff also provided tips and advice on broadcasting careers and how to prepare for interviews.  KLBK staff collected resumes and applications from those in attendance.

3

Participation in job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for hiring decisions

On October 17, 2012, KLBK?s General Manager, Director of Sales and EEO Officer participated in the 2012 Work Source South Plains Job Fair.  The station used broadcast spots and station website to promote participation by local employers and those seeking employment opportunities. The fair was a big success with thousands of participants.  KLBK Staff also provided tips and advice on broadcasting careers and how to prepare for interviews.  KLBK staff collected resumes and applications from those in attendance.

4

Provide training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination

 

On June 4, 2012, Nexstar?s Associate Counsel/HR Director conducted conference training course to educate, train and discuss KLBK?s EEO program and non-discriminatory hiring practices with those managers involved in the hiring process.  Outreach, equal employment practices and documentation requirements were discussed as well.

5

The establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment

 

KLBK offers internships in the newsroom for students attending Texas Tech University.  Internships are offered for the Spring, Summer and Fall sessions.  Applicants receive college credit for their internship.  The goal is to expose students interested in broadcast careers to a real working environment.  Students learn the skills, techniques, responsibilities and work ethic required to be successful in the broadcasting business.  A total of 12 interns were hosted during this reporting period.

6

The establishment of training and mentoring programs to allow station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions

KLBK?s General Manager, Director of Sales, Operations Manager and Promotions Manager regularly engage in on-the-job training of entry-level production personnel.  These positions are available for possible advancement and promotion to higher level positions.  This includes training on specific equipment, procedures and skills used by senior production personnel. 

 

7

The establishment of training and mentoring programs to allow station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions

KLBK?s Director of Sales and Local Sales Managers regularly engage in training of Account Executives for possible promotion to upper-level sales management positions.  This training includes specific management procedures, systems and reporting designed by senior level corporate executives.

 

8

Participation in activities that the licensee has designed to further the goal of disseminating information about employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be aware of such opportunities

KLBK?s General Manager announces available openings at all weekly department head meetings and monthly staff meetings.  We review our EEO program and our commitment to diversity in the workplace.  We actively encourage all employees to refer qualified women and minority candidates for all available positions.  We also post memos for all available positions on station bulletin boards.