2012 ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

 

Bicoastal Media Licenses V, LLC

WillametteValleyEmployment Unit

 

Station(s):

KODZ(FM), Eugene, OR

KPNW(AM), Eugene, OR

KDUK-FM, Florence, OR

KFLY(FM), Corvallis, OR

KEJO(AM), Corvallis, OR

KLOO(AM), Corvallis, OR

KLOO-FM, Corvallis, OR

KRKT-FM, Albany, OR

KTHH(AM), Albany, OR

Community(ies) of License:

Albany, OR

Corvallis, OR

Eugene, OR

Florence, OR

 

 

Reporting Period:

9/21/2011 – 9/20/2012

 

 

No. of Full-time Employees:

More than 10

Small Market Exemption:

No

 

 

During the Reporting Period, a total of three (3) full time positions were filled.  The information required by FCC Rule 73.2080(c)(6) is provided in the charts that follow.

 

INITIATIVES

 

The employment unit engaged in the following broad outreach initiatives in accordance with various elements of FCC Rule 73.2080(c)(2):

 

Participated in at least 4 job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in making hiring decisions.

12/13/11 – Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Job Fair at Linn Benton Community College – Market Manager participated in the event as an interviewer to assess and counsel high school students on their resume building and interview skills.

10/26/11, 2/22/12& 4/25/12 – Oregon State University Winter Career Fairs. Market Manager attended three (3) career fair events. Discussions about various broadcast positions were had with participants.

 

 

4/12/12Linn Benton Community College Career Fair. Sales Manager and Promotions and Marketing Director represented Bicoastal Media by attending the event. Discussions about various broadcast positions were had with participants.

 

 

Co-sponsored at least one job fair with organizations in the business and professional community whose membership includes substantial participation by women and minorities.

Bicoastal Media Willamette Valley llc co-sponsored the Lane Community College Career Fair on 4/18/12 in conjunction with the Eugene Area Radio Stations organization. Market Manager and Sales Manager represented Bicoastal Media with a booth at the event. Discussions about various broadcast positions were had with participants.

 

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

Our station group has an on-going internship program dedicated to developing talent and interest in the broadcast industry while providing students with practical work experience.  During the reporting period we have had seven (7) student interns participating in our program during the reporting period. Progress and performance reports are submitted to each school on behalf of each intern.

 

Intern #1

School: OSU

11/7/11 - 2/15/12

Avg. 3 hours per week

46 hours total

 

Intern #2

School: LBCC

1/10/12 - 3/14/12

Avg. 6 hours per week

61 hours total

 

Intern #3

School: OSU

6/19/12 - 9/13/12

Avg. 7 hours per week

90 hours total

 

 

Intern #4

School: OSU

6/26/12 - 9/5/12

Avg. 4 hours per week

78 hours total

 

Intern #5

School: UO

6/26/12 – 8/30/12

Avg. 9 hours per week

90 hours total

 

Intern #7

School: UO

7/13/12 – 8/30/12

Avg. 9 hours per week

63 hours total

 

 

 

Participated in job banks, internet programs, and other programs designed to promote outreach generally (i.e., that are not primarily directed to providing notification of specific job vacancies).

The stations engage in outreach to their audience through Facebook, Twitter and their respective station websites.

Participated in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

Bicoastal Media Market Manager and Sales Manager both serve on the Board of Directors for the Eugene Area Radio Stations (EARS) organization, which grants annual broadcast scholarships. Each year listeners from all area radio stations are invited to submit an application along with an essay describing why they want the scholarship. Applications are also distributed through Lane Community College, Linn Benton Community College, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon and all area high schools through their respective career counseling departments. All applicants are reviewed and winners are selected by the EARS board of directors. Two (2) $3000 scholarships are awarded each year.

 

Established training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions.

 

Sandler Sales Training   

* Trainer: Paula Creekmore

 In-Market for 90 minute sessions. The sales staff participated in regular and on-going sessions during the reporting period. 1 times in 2011 reporting period and 1 time in the 2012 reporting period. These training sessions focus on the Sandler Sales System and are designed to improve sales skills.  Sessions address different aspects of the sales process and are inclusive of all skill and experience levels.

 

Arbitron Training

* Trainer Cynthia Gilmore

In-Market 8/30/12 for a 90 minute session.

  • 30 minutes was devoted to basic training. The purpose of basic training training was to enable new salespeople to use Arbitron software efficiently and to understand ratings data more completely.
  • 60 minutes was devoted to the whole sales department and was aimed at improving the skill sets of all regardless of their experience.

 

Established a mentoring program for station personnel.

The Market Manager implements the mentoring program. He works directly with all employees on a regular and ongoing basis making a special point to select employees who express and demonstrate a desire to elevate to higher level positions in the company. Coaching and counseling on management skills that include conflict resolution, personnel and project management and interpersonal relationship skills allowing each person on the team to grow to his or her fullest potential.

Participated in at least 4 events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting.

10/26/11, 2/22/12& 4/25/12 – Oregon State University Winter Career Fairs.

4/12/12Linn Benton Community College Career Fair.

 

4/18/12 - Lane Community College Career Fair.

 

Provided assistance to unaffiliated non-profit entities in maintaining web sites that provide counseling on the process of searching for broadcast employment and/or other career development assistance pertinent to broadcasting

 

 

Our Market Manager is the webmaster for the Eugene Area Radio stations organization. The web site includes employment opportunities and resources for broadcast employment and scholarships.

Provided training to management level personnel on methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and prevent discrimination.

All management level personnel participated in mandatory harassment and discrimination training during ht e reporting period. The training was done online through an organization called: Law Room – Inspired Employer Solutions. The training was issued on 7/9/12 and was to be completed by 7/29/12. All management level personnel in the Willamette Valley Employmrent Unit successfully completed the course.

 

 

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LIST OF POSITIONS FILLED

 

Date of Hire

Job Title

Recruitment Source Referring Hiree

03/05/2012

Account Executive – Eugene

Referral / Word of Mouth

07/02/2012

Admin Assistant - Eugene

Temp Agency – Personnel Source

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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INTERVIEWEE REFERRAL SOURCE SUMMARY

 

Total Number of Persons Interviewed during the Reporting Period:  04

 

 

Recruitment Sources Used in Preceding Year

Number of Persons

Interviewed that the

Source Referred

 
 

OregonAssociation of Broadcasters

 

 

LaneCommunity College

 

 

University of OregonCareerCenter

 

 

OregonStateUniversityCareerCenter

1

 

LinnBentonCommunity College

 

 

Cottage GroveFamilyCenter

 

 

McKenzieCenter

 

 

Centro Latino Americano

 

 

Eugene Springfield Asian Council

 

 

Black Student Union

 

 

Mt.HoodCommunity College

 

 

NAACP

 

 

Affirmative Action, Universityof Oregon

 

 

Asian Pacific Student Union, Universityof Oregon

 

 

Black Student Union, Universityof Oregon

 

 

Chinese Student Association, Universityof Oregon

 

 

Native American Student Union, Universityof Oregon

 

 

Personnel Source

1

 

Allaccess.com

 

 

On-Air Announcements

 

 

Insideradio.com, 365 Union St, Littleton, NH03561, 603-444-5720

 

 

Current FT& PT Employee’s

 

 

Referral / Word of Mouth

1

 

Bicoastal Media Corporate website (www.bicoastalmedia.com)

 

 

Eugene Register Guard

 

 

Craigslist.org

1

 

 

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RECRUITING SOURCES USED

 

The following sources were notified about all full-time openings filled during the reporting period.

RS #

Referral Source

*

Address of Source

Contact Person at Source

Tel. No. and E-Mail Address of Source

1

OregonAssociation of Broadcasters

Y

7150 SW Hampton St Ste 214Portland, OR97223

Bill Johnstone

503-443-2299

theoab@theoab.org

2

LaneCommunity College

N

 

4000 E 30th Ave

Eugene, OR97405

Lori Kramer

541-463-5859

kramerl@lanecc.edu

3

University of OregonCareerCenter

N

PO Box3257

Eugene, OR97403

Pat Ferris

541-346-3214

jobs@darkwing.uoregon.edu

4

OregonStateUniversityCareerCenter

N

8 Kerr Admin Building

Corvallis, OR97331-2127

Lynn Allen

541-737-9056

5

LinnBentonCommunity College

N

6500 Pacific Blvd

Albany, OR97321

Carla Raymond

541-917-4788

6

Cottage GroveFamilyCenter

N

305 Coop Court

Cottage Grove, OR97424

Barbara Dewey

541-942-8214

7

McKenzieCenter

N

2885 Chad Dr

Eugene, OR97408

Jill Parrish

541-686-7878

8

Centro Latino Americano

N

944 West 5th Ave

Eugene, OR97402

Alberto Urquilla

541-687-2667

9

Black Student Union

Lane CC

N

4000 E 30th Ave

Eugene, OR97405

Ruby Lewis

541-463-5043

10

Women's Center

Lane CC

N

4000 E 30th Ave

Eugene, OR97405

Jill Bradley

541-463-5353

11

Mt.HoodCommunity College

N

26000 SE Stark St

Gresham, OR97030

John Rice

503-491-7635

12

NAACP

N

PO Box11484

Eugene, OR97440

 

541-431-1119

13

Affirmative Action

Universityof Oregon

N

474 OregonHall

Eugene, OR97403

Kathy Cannon

541-346-3123

kcannon@aaeo.uoregon.edu

14

Asian/Pacific Am S.U

Universityof Oregon

N

EMU Suite29

Eugene, OR97403

Becky Leung

541-346-4342

15

Black Student Union

Universityof Oregon

N

EMU Suite25

Eugene, OR97403

Dominique Beaumonte

541-346-4379

16

Chinese Student Assoc

Universityof Oregon

N

EMU Suite5

Eugene, OR97403

Frank Tsai

541-346-4322

17

Native American SU

Universityof Oregon

N

EMU Suite26

Eugene, OR97403

Melissa Swartz

541-346-3723

18

Allaccess.com

N

Submit online

 

 

19

Personnel Source

N

555 Lincoln St

Eugene, OR97401

Rebecca Hill

541-342-5310

20

Bicoastalmedia.com

N

1500 Valley River Drive, Ste #350, Eugene, OR97401

HR Manager

541-284-3647

21

InsideRadio.com

N

365 Union Street

Littleton, NH  03561

Submit Online

603-444-5720

22

On-Air Announcements

N

Bicoastal Media Stations

In-House

 

23

Referrals / Word of Mouth

N

 

In-House

 

24

Eugene Register Guard

N

PO Box10188

Eugene, OR97440-2188

n/a

541-342-1212

special.registerguard.com/jobs

25

Craigslist.org

N

Submit Online

n/a

 

 

*Indicate “Y” (yes) or “N” (no) if the organization requested that the station provide it with notice of all job vacancies.