EEO Report



EEO Public File Report Form

 
Covering the Period from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014
 
Station(s) comprising Station Employment Unit: 

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania/Hagerstown, Maryland Market:

WIKZ(FM), WQCM(FM), WDLD(FM), W242BY(FX), WCHA (AM), WHAG (FM)

 
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 station(s):  WIKZ (FM), WQCM(FM), WDLD(FM),  W242BY (FX),  WCHA (AM), and  WHAG (FM) licensed to                        MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC. and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations, and posted on the websites. 
 
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 from MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC please provide name of company, contact information, mailing address, telephone number, email address, fax number and category of interest.  Contact:  Rich Bateman, General Manager at Main Line Broadcasting, 25 Penncraft Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201.  rbateman@mlbroadcasting.net.
 
The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning April 1, 2013 to and including March 31, 2014.   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 Station(s) 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 vacancy during the Applicable Period;
 
  1. The total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the Applicable Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies.
 
  1. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the FCC Rules.
 
It is the policy of MLB-Hagerstown-Chambersburg IV, LLC. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to 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.   See following pages for a brief description of the initiative outreach.
 

 

Section 1:     Vacancy Information

 
  Full-time Positions
Filled By Job Title
Recruitment Source used to fill vacancy
(RS ID)
Number of Interviewees for position from sources listed Number hired for position Recruitment source for Hiree
1 Account Executive A, B, C, D, E 18 3 B, B, and C
2 Administrative Assistant A, B, C, F 6 1 B
3          
4          
5          
6          
7          
8          
9          
10          
11          
 
 
Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period:_24___
Total Number of Persons Hired During Applicable Period: ___4____
 
 
** RS ID included in next few pages for recruitment source used to fill vacancy.
 
**NOTE:  Station(S) changed call letters/formats during Applicable Period:__NA_____
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Section 2:  Recruitment Source Information

 
 
 
 
RS
ID
 
Recruitment Source
Vacancy notification requested?  (Yes or No) Vacancy notification for which position? Number of Interviews referred by each recruitment source
A Main Line Broadcasting
On Air Recruitment
25 Penncraft Avenue
Chambersburg, PA
717-263-0813
Rich Bateman, GM
N
Account Executive
 
Admin Assistant
2
 
2
 
 
B Main Line Broadcasting
Networking
Client Referral
N Account Executive
 
Admin Assistant
 
5
 
1
C Main Line Broadcasting’s website referrals
www.mix95.com
www.wqcmfm.com
www.wild967.fm
www.trueoldies963.com
 
N Account Executive
 
Admin Assistant
 
 
4
 
2
 
 
D Chambersburg Mall and Hagerstown Mall Job Fairs N Admin Assistant
 
Account Executive
0
 
6
E Linkedin N Admin Assistant
 
Account Executive
0
 
1
F Franklin Shopper
Rick Heckman
25 Penncraft Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
 
N Admin Assistant
 
Account Executive
1
 
0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outreach Recruitment Initiative:
The station must engage in and complete at least four of the following menu options within each two-year period of its eight-year license term:
 
’12-‘14

Menu Options

 
      X
#1 Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions. (4/18/13, 6/21/13, 6/27/13, 8/16/13)
 
 
#2 Hosting of at least one job fair.
 
 
     
#3 Co-sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business and professional community whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities.
 
  
      X
#4 Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities. (5/9/13CC, 11/8/13GS, 1/13/14MH, 2/24/14BS)
 
 
X
#5 Establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment. (see attached)
(5/29/12-8/13/12 KP)
 
 
    
#6 Participation 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).
 
  #7 Participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.
 
 
X
#8 Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher-level positions. (11/7/13 AS, RB, 1/22/14 RB, ED, TB, JW, AS, NS, BR, TB)
 
  #9 Establishment of a mentoring program for station personnel.
 
  #10 Participation in at least four events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting. 
 
X
#11 Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting. (see attached)   (LK at SU 4/11/12) (Franklin Co. Business to Business 10/19/13)  (Main Line Broadcasting Home Show 3/29/14)
 

 
 
’12-‘14

Menu Options

  #12 Listing of each upper-level category opening in a job bank or newsletter of media trade groups whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities.
 
  #13 Provision of assistance to unaffiliated non-profit entities in the maintenance of web sites that provide counseling on the process of searching for broadcast employment and/or other career development assistance pertinent to broadcasting.
 
 
     X
#14 Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.  (3/25/13, 3/25/13, 3/26/13, 3/27/13, 3/27/13,3/27/13, 5/21/13, 5/22/13, 5/26/13, 5/26/13, 5/26/13, 5/27/13, 5/28/13, 5/28/13, 6/6/13, 6/7/13, 6/18/13, 6/18/13, 6/18/13 DP, RB, RA, AS, MS =21)
 
 
  #15 Provision of training to personnel of unaffiliated non-profit organizations interested in broadcast employment opportunities that would enable them to better refer job candidates for broadcast positions.
 
 
 
 
#16 Participation in other activities designed by the station employment unit reasonably calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be unaware of such opportunities. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #1)
 
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.
 
 
Date of Event:   April 18, 2013
 
Location of Event: Franklin County Job Fair
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Senator Rich Alloway – Franklin County Area Development
Corporation and the Career Link of Franklin County.
 
            Contact Person: Derrick Donnell
 
            Address: 600 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
 
            Telephone: 717-709-4901
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
Franklin County Job Fair
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #1)
 
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.
 
 
Date of Event:   June 21, 2013
 
Location of Event: DLLR – Dept of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations of Maryland
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Washington County One Stop Job Center
 
            Contact Person: William Saxman
 
            Address: 14 North Potomac Street Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740
 
            Telephone: 301-393-8200
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
Washington County Job Fair
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #1)
 
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.
 
 
Date of Event:   June 27, 2013
 
Location of Event: Kaplan University
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Kaplan University
 
            Contact Person: Heather Guessford
 
            Address: 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742
 
            Telephone: 240-291-1872
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
Washington County Job Fair
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality
 
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #1)
 
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in the making of hiring decisions.
 
 
Date of Event:   August 16, 2013
 
Location of Event: DLLR – Dept of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations of Maryland
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Washington County One Stop Job Center
 
            Contact Person: William Saxman
 
            Address: 14 North Potomac Street Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740
 
            Telephone: 301-393-8200
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
Washington County Job Fair
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Courtney Foxx, On-Air Personality
 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #4)
 
Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.
 
Date of Event:   May 9, 2013
 
Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Corpus Christie School
 
            Contact Person: Mrs. Amy Fedderhoff
 
            Address: 305 N. 2nd Street, Chambersburg, PA
 
            Telephone: 717-263-5036
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Rick Alexander, Main Line Broadcasting Operations Manager
 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)

 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #4)
 
Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.
 
Date of Event:   November 8, 2013
 
Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: 80802 Girl Scout Troop
 
            Contact Person: Melisha Miller
 
            Address: Chambersburg, PA
 
            Telephone:       717-816-4668  
 
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Jeff Whipp, Radio Personality
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #4)
 
Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.
 
Date of Event:   January 13, 2014
 
Location of Event: Menno Haven
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Menno Haven
 
            Contact Person: Connie Barnes
 
            Address: Chambersburg, PA
 
            Telephone:    717-263-8545     
 
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
I heard it on the radio.
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
JP McCartney, Program Director for TOC 96.3
 
  
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #4)
 
Participation in at least four events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities.
 
Date of Event:   February 24, 2014
 
Location of Event: Main Line Broadcasting
 
Event Sponsor Information
Sponsor Name: Boy Scout Troop
 
            Contact Person: Matt Hawbaker
 
            Address: Chambersburg, PA
 
            Telephone: 717-491-5887
 
 
 
Brief Description of Event:
 
How Radio Works and Who is Employed in Radio
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Jeff Whipp, Radio Personality
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #11)
Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.
 
Date of Event:   October 19, 2013
 
Event: B2B – Business Networking Expo
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: Franklin County Career and Technology Center
 
            Contact Person: Doug Harmon
 
            Address: 2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
 
            Telephone:  717-264-7101 X202
 
           
Brief Description of Event:
 
Business Networking Expo
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Rich Bateman, General Manager
Ed Dorsey, Sale Manager
Rick Alexander, Operations Manager
Lisa Harding, On Air Personality
Artie Shultz, Program Director
JP McCartney, On Air Personality
Shawn Quinn, On Air Personality
Mike Holder, Program Director
Jeff Whipp, On Air Personality
Tammy Heckman, Promotions Director
Kelly Funk, Receptionist
Tina Bressler, Account Executive
Tom Blachek, Account Executive
Barry Roberts, Account Executive
Julie Watson, Account Executive
Jonathan Dean, Account Executive
Brett Nieves, Account Executive
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #11)
Sponsorship of at least two events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.
 
Date of Event:   March 29, 2014
 
Event: Home and Building Show
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: Franklin County Career and Technology Center
 
            Contact Person: Rich Bateman
 
            Address: 2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
 
            Telephone:  717-263-0813
 
           
Brief Description of Event:
 
Home and Building Show
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager
Rich Bateman, General Manager
Ed Dorsey, Sale Manager
Rick Alexander, Operations Manager
Lisa Harding, On Air Personality
Artie Shultz, Program Director
JP McCartney, On Air Personality
Shawn Quinn, On Air Personality
Mike Holder, Program Director
Jeff Whipp, On Air Personality
Tammy Heckman, Promotions Director
Brandy Benedict, Receptionist
Tina Bressler, Account Executive
Tom Blachek, Account Executive
Barry Roberts, Account Executive
Julie Watson, Account Executive
Norm Slemenda, Account Executive
Ashley Kendle, Account Executive
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #8)
Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.
 
Date of Event:   November 7, 2013
 
Event: Health Care Reform Revenue Opportunity
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: Citrix Online
 
            Website Info:             dave@burkemediamarketing.com
 
            Contact/Instructor:     Dave Burke
 
            Address:                    7414 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
           
Brief Description of Event: Certificate on Health Care Reform and Revenue Opportunity
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Rich Bateman, General Manager (11/7/13)
Ashley Kendle, Account Executive (11/7/13)
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #8)
Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.
 
Date of Event:   January 22, 2014
 
Event: Prospecting with Quantitative Data - Tapscan
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: Citrix Online
 
            Website Info:             dave@burkemediamarketing.com
 
            Contact/Instructor:     Jennifer Bratten
 
            Address:                    7414 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
 
            Telephone:                888-936-7423
           
Brief Description of Event: Prospecting with Quantitative Data - Tapscan
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Rich Bateman, General Manager (1/22/14)
 

Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #14)
Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.
 
Date of Event:   May 22, 2013 – June 18, 2013
 
Event: Hartfordhelp.com     Preventing Discrimination
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.
 
            Website Info:             Jack McCalmon
 
            Contact/Instructor:     888-712-7667
 
           
Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Discrimination
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)
Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/6/13)
Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/22/13)
Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/28/13)
Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)
 
 
 Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #14)
Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.
 
Date of Event:   May 21, 2013 – June 18, 2013
 
Event: Hartfordhelp.com     Preventing Sexual Harassment
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.
 
            Website Info:             Jack McCalmon
 
            Contact/Instructor:     888-712-7667
 
           
Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Sexual Harassment
 
           
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)
Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/3/13)
Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/21/13)
Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/27/13)
Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)
 
 
Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by Stations (refer to attached menu options)
 
Activities Undertaken by Stations
(Menu Option #14)
Provision of training to management level as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.
 
Date of Event:   May 22, 2013 – June 18, 2013
 
Event: Hartfordhelp.com     Preventing Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
 
Event Sponsor Information
            Sponsor Name: The McCalmon Group, Inc.
 
            Website Info:             Jack McCalmon
 
            Contact/Instructor:     888-712-7667
 
           
Brief Description of Event: e-learning session provided training for subject matter, Preventing Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
 
 
 
Name(s)/Title(s) of Station Personnel Attending:
 
Dee Dee Platter, Business Manager (6/18/13)
Rich Bateman, General Manager (6/7/13)
Rick Alexander, Operations Manager (5/22/13)
Artie Shultz, Program Director (5/28/13)
Mike Holder, Program Director (5/26/13)
 

EEO Outreach Requirements

 
 
 
I.  Recruitment for All Full-time Vacancies
 
            __X__              Post job vacancy on station web-site.
 
__N/A_            Send notices to organizations that have asked to be placed on the station’s “mailing list” for its postings.
__X__              Promote the job on the radio station(s).
 
__X__              Advertise in local newspapers.
 
__N/A___        Advertise in relevant trade periodicals.
 
__X__              Promote job openings at job fairs.
 
__X__              Post openings within the station.
 
__X__              All ads & job vacancies must contain a statement that the broadcaster is an equal opportunity employer (“EOE”).
 
 
II.  Notification to Community Groups
 
__X__              Air monthly announcements (PSA’s) inviting eligible organizations to contact the station so that the station can add them to its mailing list for notices of job openings.  (See Lisa Kline)
  • Keep Affidavits on file
  • Keep current list on file
 


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