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Annual EEO Public File Report

November 27, 2019 11:00am

Missoula Office for KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD4


            The purpose of this EEO Public File Report (“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 Stations Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations: KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD3 and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations, and posted on their websites, if they have websites.

The Missoula Broadcasting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Missoula Broadcasting Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender, medical condition, sexual orientation, or for any other reason covered by applicable federal, state and local laws. Missoula Broadcasting Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Missoula Broadcasting Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning

December 1, 2018 to and including November 30, 2019.

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;
  2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 7302080 (c) (1)(ii) of the new EEO Rule, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;
  3. The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period;
  4. Data reflecting 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; and
  5. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 7302080(c)(2) of the FCC rules.

Appendices 1, 2 and 3 which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information.  Please note that the numbers listed on Appendix 2 under the column entitled “Full-time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized” refer to the number of the full-time job positions listed on Appendix 1.

For the purpose of this Report, a vacancy was deemed “filled” not when the offer was extended but when the hiree accepted the job offer.  A person was deemed “interviewed” whether he or she was interviewed in person, over the telephone or by e-mail.

Appendix 1 to

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

Covering the Period from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2019

Stations Comprising Stations Employment Unit: KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD3

Section 1:  Vacancy Information

  Full-time Positions

Filled By Job Title

Recruitment Source of Hiree Total Number of Interviewees

From All Sources for This


1 AE Word of Mouth 6
2 Podcast / Creative Director (x2) Radio ad / WoM 5

Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period:  11

Appendix 2 to

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

Covering the Period from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2019

Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD4

Section 2: Recruitment Source Information

  Recruitment Source

(Name, Address, Telephone Number,

Contact Person)

Total Number of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period (If Any) Full-time Positions for which This Source was Utilized
A University of Montana

32 Campus Drive

Missoula, MT  59812

2 3
B Montana Broadcasters Association Job Bank

HC 70 Box90

Bonner, MT 59823

Contact: Greg McDonald

0 0
C Craigslist

Online Classifieds

0 0
D All Access

Online Classifieds

0 0
E Word of mouth, referral 5 3
F Unsolicited resumes on file 1 3
G On Air Radio Ads 2 3
H In-House Posting 0 3
I 1 3

*Indicates sources that have requested notification of job openings. N/A

Appendix 3 to

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

Covering the Period from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2019

Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD4

Section 3:  Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) recruitment Activities

Undertaken by KDTR, KKVU, KYJK, KKVU-HD4

  Type of Recruitment Initiative Brief Description of Activity
1 EEO Training for Management (x2) Management meets bi-annually to discuss methods and tactics to ensure equal employment opportunity and prevention of discrimination as well as brushing up on EEO rules and requirements.  12/07/18  &  5/15/19
2 High School Student Job Shadow We had a high school senior come to the stations in April and job shadow with ESPN throughout the day.  This program was setup through Big Fork High School.
3 Radio Station Tours  (x1) A tour and introduction to careers in radio was presented to a youth home  group of various ages on 06/25/19
4 Speaking Engagements  (x1) Our ESPN host gave a guest lecture about careers  in radio with an emphasis on sports casting/reporting at the Journalism School at the UofM. (11/6/2019)