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EEOC 2015

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, 2015

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, 2014 through May 31, 2015

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

1. WCCW Promotions director
2. MWB Receptionist/Traffic Assistant
3. WTCM Account Executive
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

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

Specs Howard School
On line posting
In-House posting
From a friend/word of mouth

IV. 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 interview
3. 2 interviews

V. 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 15, 2014, 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, 140 people attended. It was held on the campus of Central Michigan University. Mary Jo White, Human Resources/Payroll Manger for Midwestern Broadcasting, and Tammie Altshuler, Human Resources/Payroll assistant greeted and conversed with nearly 25 attendees interested in future employment and also potential internships. All participants they 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 they were told resumes would be kept on file in the event that a position might open up.

MAB Annual Career Fair at Lansing Community College
November 7, 2014
Chris Warren, Controller, representing all of our Midwestern Broadcasting Company radio stations, along with other radio and TV broadcasters, participated in a “speed dating” style of interacting with high school and college students who are interested in learning more about career opportunities in broadcasting. I likely interacted with no less than 50 young participants, educating them about myself and my employment, along with opportunities that may exist within our organization and throughout the rest of the state.

Speaking Engagements April 16th , 2015
Christal Wilcox Talk show host, spoke about broadcasting careers to a group of 30 high school students from Benzie Central High School. She also broke the students into small groups to practice reading the news as if they were broadcasting on air.
Speaking Engagements February 18, 2015

Norm Jones spent the day at Traverse City West Senior High School for career day from 10:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. He spoke about the radio broadcasting business, its history, its future and a behind the scenes look at radio broadcasting. He then had a group discussion regarding technology, journalism and what it takes to be a successful communicator.
 Participation in scholarship programs – Ross 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 personnel – May 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

Also:
MAB Job Bank
Michigan Works Job Bank
BEDA National Job Bank
Western Michigan Job Bank
Radio Station website
AllAboutCountry.com

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