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MANNING BROADCASTING INC.

 

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 stations:

 

WAFY-FM, WWEG-FM and WARK-AM

 

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 for Manning Broadcasting Inc., please provide Manning Broadcasting Inc. with the name, mailing address, email address, if applicable, telephone number, fax number and contact person and identify the category of categories of vacancies for which you would like information specified above to the following person at Manning Broadcasting Inc.:

 

Human Resources

Manning Broadcasting Inc.

5742 Industry Lane

Frederick, MD

(301) 620-7700

 

The information in this report covers the time period beginning June 1, 2014 to and including May 31, 2015.   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 Stations 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 vacancies during the applicable period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies; and

 

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

 

            It is the policy of Manning Broadcasting Inc., WAFY, WWEG and WARK to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their 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.  A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken is described in Section 3. 

 

 

WAFY-FM, WWEG-FM and WARK-AM

 

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015

 

 

  1. I.                   VACANCY LIST

 

Job Title

Recruitment Sources (“RS”) Used to Fill Vacancy

RS Referring Hiree

Senior Account Executive

3,4,5,6,16,17

17

Senior Account Executive

3,4,5,6,16,17

16

Senior Account Executive

3,4,5,6,16,17

6

WAFY Morning Show Co-Host

3,5,7,10

3

WAFY Morning Show Co-Host

5,7,9,10

9

 

  1. II.                MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (“MRSL”)

 

RS Number

RS Information

Source Entitled to Vacancy Notification?

(Yes/No)

No. of Interviewees Referred by RS over 12 month-period

1.

Maryland Job Service/Frederick County

5340 A Spectrum Drive

Frederick, MD  21703

301-600-2255

No

0

2.

Radio recruitment ad

WARK-AM/WAFY-FM/WWEG-FM

5742 Industry Lane, Frederick, MD 21704 

(301) 620-7700

880 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740

(301) 733-4500

No

0

3.

Employee referral

No

2

4.

Client Referral

No

0

5.

key103radio.com and 1069theeagle.com

No

0

6.

Hagerstown Herald Mail

PO Box 439, 100 Summit Ave

Hagerstown MD 21741

301-733-5131

No

6

 

7.

All Access

Attn: Joel Denver

28955 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 210

Malibu, CA 90265

www.allaccess.com

No

3

8.

Internship Program

5742 Industry Lane

Frederick, MD 

(301) 620-7700

No

0

9.

Current Part Time Employee

No

1

10.

Vallie-Richards Consulting, Inc.

P.O. Box 299

Greensboro, GA 30642

706-453-1202

No

1

11.

Broadcasting Institute of Maryland

Attn: Norm Brooks

Placement Director

7200 Harford Road

Baltimore, MD  21234

800-942-9246

No

0

12.

Towson State

Career Planning & Placement

Attn: Glenda Henkel

Program Coordinator

8000 York Road, Towson, MD  21252

410-704-2233

No

0

13.

University of Maryland, College Park

Career Center

Attn: Cyndy Kaufman

Director of Communications

3100 Hornbake Library

College Park, MD  20742

301-314-7225

No

0

14.

DCRTV.com

1981B Villaridge Drive,

Reston VA 20191

 

No

0

15.

WHAG-TV

13 E. Washington Street

Hagerstown, MD 21740

(301) 797‐4400

No

0

16.

Frederick News Post

351 Ballenger Center Dr.

Frederick, MD 21703

(301) 662‐1883

No

3

 

17.

LinkedIn Corporation

2029 Stierlin Ct

Mountain View, CA  94043

 

No

 

3

 

 

18.

DeMers Programming

204 Exton Commons

Exton, PA 19341

 

No

0

TOTAL INTERVIEWEES OVER REPORTING PERIOD

 

 

19

 

 

  1. III.             RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

 

 

 

 

Type of Recruitment Initiative

(Menu Selection)

Brief Description of Activity

1.

Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions. Establishment of a mentoring program for station personnel.

Manning Broadcasting Inc. provides training to current employees involved in the traffic, programming and promotions department which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion.  In the 12 months of this reporting period, a part time traffic announcer was promoted to a full time traffic reporter for WWEG and WAFY and news reader for WARK-AM.  A part time promotion employee and on air personality was trained and promoted to full time morning show co-host. Our high school intern from Fall of 2014 was hired as a part time employee in our Promotions Department.  Our Spring 2015 high school intern was also hired part time to work with our promotion’s team.

2.

Internship program designed to assist students in acquiring skills needed for employment in radio broadcasting industry.

Two interns, one from Middletown High School and one from Tuscarora High School interned with KEY 103 [WAFY] & 106.9 The Eagle [WWEG] and received academic credit while learning about station operations and the radio industry in general.  Interns received experience and instruction in the following areas:

 

  • Promotional duties of radio personnel.
  • Marketing proposals & promotions.
  • Integrating with sales.
  • Record labels and music scheduling.
  • Creating radio listenership, including discussions about cume, time spent listening & other metrics.
  • Event Management.
  • Production & Copywriting.
  • Programming Concepts.
  • On-Air and creating their own air checks.

 

3.

Participation in other activities designed by the station reasonably calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to opportunities in broadcasting.

On September 23, 2014, Manning Broadcasting Inc. Production Director presented at a Television and Multi Media Production class at Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center, discussing production processes, skills needed to do production work, day to day radio operations and the radio industry in general.

On October 29, 2014, Manning Broadcasting Inc. Production Director represented the company at the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center Open House.  He discussed with parents and students careers in the broadcasting industry and his role in the company/industry.

WWEG-FM Program Director spoke to Hedgesville High School Broadcast Journalism class on May 12, 2015 about the skills and intangibles necessary to get a job in the broadcasting industry and the steps young people can take to enter the industry.

 

On May 28, 2015, WAFY-FM Morning Show Hosts, Dave and Amber, participated in Career Day at Urbana Middle School.  They spoke about their positions both on and off the air, the various career opportunities in the broadcasting industry and how one can get into the industry.