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EEO Public File Report
WNEO Alliance/WEAO Akron
June 1, 2015-May 31, 2016

Full-time jobs filled by the station’s employment unit during the previous year, identified by job title

Account Executive


The recruitment sources used to fill those vacancies, identified by name, address, contact person and phone number include:

For the Account Executive Position 

This position was filled in an exigent situation with an area resident experienced in this field. Circumstances surrounding this exigent situation included the inability of other staffers to fill the vacancy as we currently function with a lean staff structure, special job tasks related to this position, and the need to bring in someone new immediately.






The following Prong 3 initiatives were implemented during the previous year:

(Pick four to be completed in two year period)
Date/Description of activity Personnel responsible
participation in at least four (4) job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in making hiring decisions;

10/8/15 Kent State Trumbull Career Fair

4/6/16 Youngstown State University Career Fair

4/28/16 Kent State Trumbull Career Fair

Jeff Good
participation in at least four (4) events sponsored by organizations representing groups present in the community interested in broadcast employment issues, including conventions, career days, workshops and similar activities;

1/27/16 Buckeye Local SD site visit to discuss careers in broadcasting with middle school students

2/23/16 Akron City SD site visit to discuss careers in broadcasting

4/7/16 United Local SD site visit to discuss careers in broadcasting

Jeff Good
establishing an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment;

5/16 Job shadowing /intern opportunity in collaboration a local high school allowed a local area high school student an opportunity to work with our engineering/master control personnel for a two week period.

Mature Services Program Retired or mature employee works part time developing new skills including broadcast operations

Anthony Dennis

Ryan Donchess

Jeff Good

participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting; OAB Scholarship Program Annually staff is encouraged to share information about a scholarship program available through the Ohio Association of Broadcasters, in which Western Reserve is a member. Trina Cutter
establishing training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that may qualify them for higher level positions; Training Opps available to all employees. Participating employees listed in the personnel column.

Marybeth Gibbons, Terry Schlosser, Paula Kritz, Paula Mastroianni, Ryan Donchess, Debra Racey,
Brandon Woyma, Trina Cutter, Jeff Good and Anthony Dennis all received training opportunities during the reporting period

participating in at least four (4) events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting;

10/5-7/15 NETA Conference, Tampa FL

2/16 OETC Columbus, Ohio

6/28-7/1/15 ISTE Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Jeff Good


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