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EEOC 2013 Report

MIDWESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY

WTCM RADIO, INC., WCCW RADIO, INC. WCZW RADIO, INC. AND WBCM RADIO, INC. AND WKJF RADIO, INC.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC FILE REPORT

JUNE 1, 2013

This is the report required by Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the Rules of the Federal Communications Commission for broadcast station employment units with five or more full-time employees.  It is to be included in our public file on or before the anniversary of our renewal of license application, which is June 1 of each year.  Our “employment unit” consists of WTCM (AM), WTCM-FM, WCCW (AM), WCCW-FM, Traverse City, and WJZQ (FM), Cadillac, WBCM (FM) Boyne City and WCZW (FM) Charlevoix (All in Michigan).

PERIOD COVERED:  June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013

I. LIST OF FULL-TIME JOB VACANCIES FILLED BY OUR EMPLOYMENT UNIT DURING THE PERIOD (BY JOB TITLE):

  1. WTCM AM Show Producer 

II. RECRUITMENT SOURCE FOR FILLING EACH OF THE FOREGOING JOB CATEGORIES:

A list of sources to which notices were sent is attached Midwestern Broadcasting Company publicizes full time openings through Broadcast Compliance Services

  1. RECRUITMENT SOURCE WHICH REFERRED EACH OF THE HIREES FOR THE VACANCIES LISTED ABOVE: 

                    Specs Howard School

                    In-House posting

  1. DATA REFLECTING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PERSONS INTERVIEWED FOR FULL-TIME VACANCIES DURING THE PERIOD COVERED BY THIS REPORT, AND THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES REFERRED BY EACH RECRUITMENT SOURCE UTILLIZED IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH VACANCIES:
        1. 2 interviews  
        2. 1 interviews
  1. DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVES LISTED IN 47 CFR §73.2080(c)(2) TAKEN BY OUR EMPLOYMENT UNIT:
  • Job Fair(s)

                              Annual Career & Employment Fair at CMU 

                              October 9, 2012, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Midwestern Broadcasting had a booth display and was a booth sponsor at this very large and very well attended event. It was held on the campus of Central Michigan University. Chris Warren, Controller for Midwestern Broadcasting, greeted and conversed with nearly 80 current and also potential internships. All participants he spoke with live in Southern Michigan and were not likely to consider Northern Michigan for an internship but would consider relocating for a full-time position at which time he told them we would maintain resumes on file in the event that a position might open up. 

Speaking Engagements Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Jordan Anderson, Assistant production manager for Midwestern Broadcasting, spoke at Central Michigan University to their Broadcast & Cinematic Arts course regarding how he was a student himself to obtaining the position he has with Midwestern Broadcasting Company.  In addition, he spoke about some of the fundamentals of professional copywriting.  He also brought in some of his recoded work to play and discuss what the creative process was for developing each campaign. 

Seminars Tuesday, June 5, 2012

MAB’s EEO Webcast with David Oxenford from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Mary Jo White, Human Resources and Payroll for Midwestern Broadcasting Company, attended via internet a seminar regarding rules, regulations and requirements for EEO requirements.  She also received an EEO Resource Guide to keep on hand. 

  • Participation in scholarship programsRoss Biederman, President of Midwestern Broadcasting Company is a member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Broadcaster’s (MAB) Foundation. The MAB Foundation is a 501c3 Foundation organization which conducts numerous educational activities, including providing scholarships. Mr. Biederman was also a major financial contributor to the formation of the Foundation.
  • Midwestern Broadcasting Summer Internship – A summer internship program has regularly been conducted at one or more of the Midwestern Broadcasting Company stations. Students are placed in area of interest and in most cases earn education credits for their experience. A number of them have gone on to be hired by various media outlets. One is currently a full time employee at WTCM A/F.
  • Educational Tours of the radio stations – Midwestern Broadcasting conducts regular educational group tours of the radio station facilities and studios. Groups range in age from elementary school through adults.
  • Training of Management level personnelMay 25, 2012 – John Dew, EEO Coordinator for Midwestern Broadcasting Company issued a complete review of EEO Policies and FCC Regulations to all Department Heads and HR Personnel.
  • Review of EEO Files and Records – In the fall of 2010, an FCC Review was made. It included inspection of the public files and of the EEO program information and records, and a written report to the Commission. The company had no problems or issues. 

MAB and Broadcast Compliance Services Job Posting Mailing list is partially listed below (full list is available online at www.bcs-ok.com)

Broadcast & Cinematic Arts

Central Michigan University

340 Moore Hall

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

 

Alpena Community College

Att: Frank McCourt

666 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707

 

 

Davenport College

Placement & Career Development

415 E. Fulton

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Michigan University

Career Services

101Faust Hall

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

 

 

 

 

Northwood Institute

Career Assistance

3225 Cook Road

Midland, MI 48640

 

 

Oakland Community College

Att: Alicia Jackson

739 Washington

Royal Oak, MI 48067

 

 

 

 

 

Lake Michigan College

WXSB FM

2755 E. Napier Avenue

Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1881

 

 

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Placement Office

6767 West O Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

 

University of Detroit – Mercy

Career Development

4001 W. McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221

 

 

 

 

 

Muskegon Community College

Att: Job Placement enter

221 S. Quarterline Rd

Muskegon, MI 49442

 

NW Michigan College

1701 E. Front Street

Traverse City, MI 49686

 

 

Spring Arbor College

WSAE-WKTG

106 E. Main Street

Spring Arbor, MI 49283

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Michigan

Career Services

3200 Student Activities Bldg.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organization Name

 

Albion College

 

Alma College

 

ALTER

 

American Women In Radio & Television – Grand Rapids

 

Anderson University

 

Andrews University

 

Andrews University

 

Aquinas College 

 

Asian American Journalists Assoc.

 

Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

 

Audio Engineering Society

 

Audio Engineering Society – Detroit

 

Ball State University

 

Bay Mills Community College

 

Black Broadcasters Alliance

 

Broadcast Education Association

 

Calvin College

 

Capital Region Community Foundation

 

Central Michigan University

 

College for Creative Studies

 

Community for Southeastern Michigan

 

Community Foundation for Muskegon County

 

Community Integrated Recreation

 

Cristo Rey Employment & Training

 

Davenport University

 

Delta College

 

Eastern Michigan University

 

Ferris State

 

Grand Rapids Community College

 

Grand Valley State

 

Grand View College

 

Greater Lansing Urban League

 

Hillsdale College

 

Hope College

 

Illinois State University

 

Indiana State University

 

Indiana University

 

Jackson Community College

 

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

 

Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan

 

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Edge

 

Kalamazoo College

 

Kellogg Community College

 

Kettering University

 

Lake Land College  

 

Lake Superior Community Partnership

 

Lansing Community College

 

E-Mail List continued

 

Lawrence Technological University

 

Macomb Community College

 

Madonna University

 

Marygrove College

 

Media Communications Association – Mid-Michigan

 

Michigan Association of Educational Broadcasters

 

Michigan Association of United Ways

 

Michigan Department of Career Development

 

Michigan State University

 

Michigan State University

 

Michigan State University

 

Mott Community College

 

National Broadcasting Society – Central Michigan

 

Northern Michigan University

 

Oakland Community College

 

Oakland University

 

Olivet College

 

Saginaw Valley State University

 

Saint Mary’s College of Ava Maria University

 

San Jose State University

 

Schoolcraft College

 

Siena Heights College

 

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale- Radio/Television

 

Southwestern College

 

Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts

 

St. Clair Community College

 

University Of Michigan 

 

Wayne State University

 

Wayne State University

 

Western Michigan University

 

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