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EEOC 2016

MIDWESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY

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

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC FILE REPORT

JUNE 1, 2016

 

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, and WBCM-FM Boyne City (All in Michigan).

 

PERIOD COVERED:  June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016

 

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

 

None.

 

  1. 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

 

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

 

                              n/a

 

  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. 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, 2015, 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. Many participants they spoke with were interested in internships and a few 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’s Eagle Eye Conference Center

October 30, 2015

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.

 

October 30, 2015

Eric Send, Engineer, representing all of our Midwestern Broadcasting Company radio

stations attended the 2015 conference at the Eagle Eye Conference Center in Lansing,

Michigan.  Eric was a speaker for both of the speed networking sessions that took place from                                           9:45AM to 12PM, and interviewed nearly twenty students that were interested in the                                                    broadcasting field.  Eric answered questions about the various aspects of the profession.

 

 

 

 

  • 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  

 

Also:

MAB Job Bank

Michigan Works Job Bank

BEDA National Job Bank

Western Michigan Job Bank

Radio Station website

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