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WQKT & WKVX (WWST Corporation) has a policy to afford equal employment to all qualified individuals without the regard to race, color, religion, national origin or sex, in all personnel actions — including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. It will also be our policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to insure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without the regard to race, color, religion, natural origin or sex. To make this policy effective, and to insure conformance with the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, we have adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity Program which includes the following elements:
RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION
Craig Walton, General Manager, will be responsible for implementing the WQKT & WKVX EEO program. It will also be the responsibility of all persons making employment decisions with respect to the recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination of employees to insure that our policy and program is adhered to and that no person is discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, natural origin or sex.
To ensure that all members of the staff are cognizant of our equal employment opportunity policy and the individual responsibilities in carrying out this policy, the following efforts will be made:
Employment Application Forms will contain a notice informing prospective employees that discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex is prohibited.
Job Applicants may notify the appropriate local, state or federal agency if they believe they have been a victim of discrimination.
Appropriate notices will be posted informing applicants and employees that both stations are Equal Opportunity Employers.
When advertising for job openings, the notice will include a section informing prospective employees that discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origln or sex is prohibited and that WWST Corporation, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
June 1, 2017 Annual EEO Public File Report for WWST Corporation
a.) During this period from June 2, 2016 to June 1, 2017, WWST Corporation LLC ( i.e. WQKT, WKVX ) had no full-time vacancies to be filled.
b.) Therefore, WWST Corporation, LLC ( WQKT-WKVX ) did not utilize any recruitment sources to fill the non-existant vacancies.
c.) Because of a.) and b.), no recruitment source was sought or was entitled to notification of any vacancy.
d.) Because of a.), b.) and c.), there can be no identification of any recruitment source for any referrals.
e.) Because they were no full-time vacancies between June 2, 2016 and June 1, 2017, there were no interviewees.
Job Placement Office
Attn: Donna Walker
1901 Smucker Road
Orrville, OH 44667
THE CANTON REPOSITORY
500 Market Avenue South
Canton, OH 44702
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
Job Placement Office
302 Buchtel Avenue
Akron, OH 44325
THE BEACON JOURNAL
Attn: John Yee
444 East Exchange Street
Akron, OH 44309
THE DAILY RECORD
Attn: Aaron Dorksen
212 East Liberty Street
Wooster, OH 44691
NATIONAL BROADCAST and MULTIMEDIA SCHOOL
9885 Rockside Road #160
Valley View, Ohio 44125
WOOSTER-ORRVILLE BRANCH of N.A.A.C.P.
Attn: Emmanuel Stone
P. O. Box 641 Wooster,OH 44691
NON-VACANCY SPECIFIC RECRUITMENT EFFORTS
EEO – NON-VACANCY SPECIFIC RECRUITMENT EFFORTS – WWST CORPORATION
WWST Corporation LLC ( WQKT, WKVX) worked to achieve broad and inclusive outreach during the period from June 2, 2016 to June 1, 2017.
June 2nd, 2016 – June 1, 2017
During this time, WQKT/WKVX went on location for 51 remote broadcasts at various businesses and community events. At all remotes, a sign was displayed letting people know that applications were available for anyone interested in filling one out. The sign also directed people to our website, where they could fill out an application and submit it online.
June 3rd & 4th, 2016
WQKT/WKXV broadcast live from the Wayne County Fairgrounds for the Wayne County Rib & Music Fest, an annual event co-sponsored by WQKT/WKVX Radio. As with all of our normal remote broadcasts, a sign was displayed letting people know that applications were available for anyone interested in filling one out. The sign also directed people to our website, where they could fill out an application and submit it online.
September 10-15th, 2016
WQKT/WKVX set up a booth at the Wayne County Fair for the duration of the fair’s six-day run. WQKT/WKVX’s employees helped man the booth and interact with the public. A sign was displayed at all times letting people know that applications were available for anyone interested in filling one out. The sign also directed people to our website, where they could fill out an application and submit it online.
October 17th, 2016
GM Craig Walton represented WQKT/WKVX Radio at a job fair put by the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce. Craig interacted with attendees and had a booth set up where applications were available. A total of 39 people filled out applications. There were no current openings, but applications were kept on file.
January 26th, 2017
Program Director Ron Hamilton represented WQKT/WKVX Radio during a job fair at the Buckeye Event Center in Dalton. Ron interacted with attendees and had a booth set up where applications were available. A total of 17 people filled out applications. There were no current openings, but applications were kept on file.
February 18th, 2017
Ron Hamilton spoke at Wooster High School’s annual career day. Ron spoke to three separate classes about the job opportunities available in radio and his career at WQKT/WKVX. At the conclusion of each session, Ron took part in a question and answer session with the students, teachers and school board members.
April 27th, 2017
Chris Welch spoke at Chippewa High School’s annual Career Day. Chris spoke to three classes, explaining his role at the radio station. Chris also took part in a Q&A session with each class and talked about the job opportunities available in radio for High School and College graduates.
April 28th, 2017
WQKT/WKVX set up a booth for a remote broadcast at the Wayne County Home and Garden Show. WQKT/WKVX’s Seth Imhoff manned the booth and interacted with the public. Applications were also available for anyone interested in applying for a job.
Form 396 Narrative Statement
WWST Corporation LLC
Stations WQKT and WKVX
WWST Corporation LLC works closely with local educational institutions to achieve broad community outreach in its EEO program. During the past two years, station managers and other employees have spoken to local school guidance counselors about radio opportunities, met with high school classes to discuss radio careers, and participated in high school career days. Station personnel have also spoken to teachers at the local schools career center about radio opportunities for their students to help the teachers prepare for classes.
Local students have been invited to the station to learn about broadcasting thorough “shadowing” station personnel and through group meetings with station personnel. Students and members of local community groups have learned about broadcast jobs thru tours offered by the station.
Station personnel have also attended and participated in local job fairs to inform potential applicants about broadcasting careers.
While hiring opportunities at the stations have been extremely limited, the stations continue to engage in community outreach to provide education and careers in broadcasting.
Non-Discriminatory Advertising Sales Agreements Certification: WQKT/WKVX Radio hereby certifies that our advertising sales agreements do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity.
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