TRM CLASSIC HITS, LLC

Equal Employment Opportunity

Narrative Statement

 

TRM Classic Hits, LLC operating the single station of KFLI is fully committed to providing

equal opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national

origin, or gender in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection

promotion, compensation, training, and termination. TRM Classic Hits, LLC is also committed

to a broad outreach recruitment of ethnic-minority candidates and has based our recruitment

strategies to meet this goal.

 

In our outreach efforts we post our vacancies through colleges and adult educations centers

which reach a wide variety of people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Newspaper

advertising enables us to reach an even wider group of potential employees. KFLI participates

in community business expos, school events and job fairs. In addition, we also use various

internet on-line job listing sites and lastly we advertise on the KFLI channel.

 

                            EEO Public File Report

                                For the period of February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018

                                                           (Licensee/Premittee)

 

This report covers the following employment unit:

 

Call Sign               Type of Station                   Location                               LMA

 

   KFLI                          FM                               Des Arc, AR                           Yes

 

A.            The following is a list of all vacancies for full-time jobs during the

               period of February 1, 2017 through   January 31, 2018:

               

                Job Title                               Dates of Opening                               Date Filled

                Account Executive                  01-25-2017                                    04-03-2017

                Account Executive                  07-17-2017                                     08-14-2017

               

 

B.            During the period of February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018 the following recruitment sources were contacted as vacancies for full-time jobs opened. Those marked with an asterisk were organizations that requested to be contacted as job openings occurred.

 

1.   Arkansas Broadcasters Association      arkansasbroadcasters.org              Angie Robinson

2.   The Daily Citizen          723 West Beebe Capps Searcy AR 72143           501-268-8621

3.   Harding University        915 East Market Searcy AR 72143                     501-279-4000

4.   AR State University Beebe   1000 Iowa St Beebe AR 72072                    Roger Moore

5.   Searcy.com                         401 West Arch St Searcy AR 72143              Justin Johnson

6.   State Employment Office    501 West Arch St Searcy AR 72143                501-268-9166

7.   Arkansas Dept of Human Resources Division for the Blind    100 Weaver Ave Batesville AR.    Darlene Tucker

8.   Lyons College                2300 Highland Rd Batesville AR 72501            Annette Castleberry

9.   James C Smith                NAACP White Co                                             1004 West Park Ave Searcy AR

10. COOL 104.7 website   929 East Line Rd Searcy AR                               Terri England 501-268-1047

11. COOL 104.7 Facebook 929 East Line Rd Searcy AR                              Terri England 501-268-1047

12. KFLI on-air spots          929 East Line Rd Searcy AR                              Todd Scott 501-268-1047

13. TRM Classic Hits LLC 929 East Line Rd Searcy AR                              Syble McCleskey 501-305-0977

14. LULAC                         P O Box 55103 Little Rock AR 72215                Terry Richard

15. NAACP-Little Rock AR  2020 W. 3rd St Ste 218 Little Rock AR 72205

 

C.            The following is a list of the sources for full time jobs shown in Section A above and the recruitment source which provided the hire for that position.                  

               

               

 

               Job Title                                              Recruitment Source

 

1.             Account Executive                              Referral

2.             Account Executive                              COOL 104.7 website

 

               

                Recruitment Source                          Full Time Positions for which this source was utilized

  1. Arkansas Broadcasters Association                                                 1
  2. The Daily Citizen                                                                             2
  3. Harding University                                                                          2
  4. Arkansas State University Beebe                                                     2 
  5. Searcy.com                                                                                    2
  6. State Employment Office                                                                1
  7. Arkansas Dept. of Human Resources Division for the Blind              2
  8. NAACP White County                                                                       1
  9. COOL 104.7 Website`                                                                       2
  10. COOL 104.7 Facebook Page                                                              1
  11. KFLI on-air                                                                                     2
  12. TRM Classic Hits LLC Bulletin Board                                                 2
  13. LULAC                                                                                             1
  14. NAACP Little Rock AR                                                                       1

 

E.   During the period of February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018 the station employment

unit engaged in the following (menu option) initiatives (provide full details, including an

explanation if no such initiatives were conducted during the period involved.

 

Prong 3 Menu Options

 

1.   KFLI participated in Arkansas State University-Beebe Spring Career Fair.

       It was held March 7, 2017 at the Beebe Arkansas Campus. Intern applications

       were taken and Broadcasting career literature was distributed.

 

 2.  KFLI participated in a program with Riverview High School to help students with their

      job preparedness skills. We conducted live on sight interviews and students were given and

      overview of the station’s job positions and duties.

  

3.   KFLI took part in a program in which the station donated part of the monies

      from it’s sports coverage proceeds were donated to the Cabot High School to

      be used in part for training students for sports broadcasting and to purchase

      broadcasting equipment.

 

 4. KFLI took part in the the Searcy Regional

      Business Expo (July 25th, 2016). These expos are an excellent venue to

      make contacts for interns and job applicants for a market of our size.

 

5.   Conducted training class with upper management (Sales Manager) of KFLI on the methods of

      insuring Equal Employment Opportunities according to the EEO Policies of the FCC. (March, 2017).

 

6.   KFLI conducted a tour and seminar in radio advertising for the HardingUniversity

      Electronic Media class on October 10, 2016. The tour was hosted by Joe Ingram, General

      Sales Manager.

 

7.  KFLI participated in the Arkansas State University-Searcy job fair on October 13, 2017. Job

     applications and intern applications were taken. Literature provided by the

     Arkansas Broadcasters Association was handed out.

 

8.   KFLI engaged an intern from Harding University for the Fall semester.

      The intern worked and average of 12/15 hours and was exposed to all aspects of broadcasting.

 

9.   KFLI hosted a guided tour for two Searcy Junior High on February 9, 2017 in which the

      students were able to spend time with our on-air personalities for air shifts.

 

10.   KFLI provided the opportunity for two separate job shadowing experiences for

       high school students. One in August and one in December.

.

 

The purpose of this EEO report is to comply with Section 73.208 (c) of the

FCC’s EEO rules. It will be placed in Public Inspection Files and posted

on the station’s website.

 

TRM CLASSIC HITS, LLC

Equal Employment Opportunity

Narrative Statement

 

TRM Classic Hits, LLC operating the single station of KFLI is fully committed to providing

equal opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national

origin, or gender in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection

promotion, compensation, training, and termination. TRM Classic Hits, LLC is also committed

to a broad outreach recruitment of ethnic-minority candidates and has based our recruitment

strategies to meet this goal.

 

In our outreach efforts we post our vacancies through colleges and adult educations centers

which reach a wide variety of people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Newspaper

advertising enables us to reach an even wider group of potential employees. KFLI participates

in community business expos, school events and job fairs. In addition we also use various

internet on-line job listing sites and lastly we advertise on the KFLI channel.

 

                             EEO Public File Report

                                For the period of February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017

                                                           (Licensee/Premittee)

 

This report covers the following employment unit:

 

Call Sign               Type of Station                   Location                               LMA

 

   KFLI                          FM                                Des Arc, AR                             Yes

 

A.            The following is a list of all vacancies for full-time jobs during the

               period of February 1, 2016 through  January 31, 2017:

               

                Job Title                               Dates of Opening                                Date Filled

                No Vacancies

 

B.            During the period of February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017 the following recruitment sources were contacted as vacancies for full-time jobs opened. Those marked with an asterisk were organizations that requested to be contacted as job openings occurred.

 

1.             N/A

 

C.            The following is a list of the sources for full time jobs shown in Section A above and the   recruitment source which provided the hire for that position.                         

               

                Job Title                                               Recruitment Source

 

1.             N/A

 

               

                Recruitment Source                           Full Time Positions for which this source was utilized

1.             N/A        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E.   During the period of February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017 the station employment

unit engaged in the following (menu option) initiatives (provide full details, including an

explenation if no such initiatives were conducted during the period involved.

 

Prong 3 Menu Options

 

1.   KFLI participated in Arkansas State University-Beebe Spring Career Fair.

       It was held March 8, 2016 at the Beebe Arkansas Campus. Intern applications

       were taken and  Broadcasting career literature was distributed.

 

  

2.   KFLI took part in a program in which the station donated part of the monies

      from it’s sports coverage proceeds were donated to the Cabot High School to

      be used in part for training students for sports broadcasting and  to purchase

      broadcasting equipment.

 

 

3.   KFLI took part in the the Searcy Regional

      Business Expo (July 22th, 2016). These expos are an excellent venue to

      make contacts for interns and job applicants for a market of our size in which

      job fairs are very limited.

 

4.   Conducted training class with upper management (Sales Manager) of KFLI on the methods of  insuring

       Equal Employment Opportunities according to the EEO Policies of the FCC. (June, 2016).

 

5.   KFLI conducted a tour and seminar in radio advertising for the HardingUniversity

      Electronic Media class on October 10, 2016. The tour was hosted by Joe Ingram, General

      Sales Manager.

 

6.   KFLI engaged an intern from Harding University for the Fall and Spring semesters (2016/2017).

      The intern worked and average of 12/15 hours and was exposed to all aspects of broadcasting.

 

7.   KFLI hosted a job shadowing experience on January 10, 2017 for an home schooled high

      school student in which the student shadowed our on-air personalities for air shifts.

 

8.   KFLI ran ads in conjunction with Brandfactory promoting the Arkansas Workforce

      Services TEA Program and a seminar held at the Carmicheal Center in Searcy AR on

      June22, 2016.

 

 

 

 

The purpose of this EEO report is to comply with Section 73.208 (c) of the

FCC’s EEO rules. It will be placed in Public Inspection Files and posted on the station  website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRM CLASSIC HITS, LLC

Equal Employment Opportunity

Narrative Statement

 

TRM Classic Hits, LLC operating the single station of KFLI is fully committed to providing

equal opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national

origin, or gender in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection

promotion, compensation, training, and termination. TRM Classic Hits, LLC is also committed

to a broad outreach recruitment of ethnic-minority candidates and has based our recruitment

strategies to meet this goal.

 

In our outreach efforts we post our vacancies through colleges and adult educations centers

which reach a wide variety of people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Newspaper

advertising enables us to reach an even wider group of potential employees. KFLI participates

in community business expos, school events and job fairs. In addition we also use various

internet on-line job listing sites and lastly we advertise on the KFLI channel.

 

                             EEO Public File Report

                                For the period of February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016

                                                           (Licensee/Premittee)

 

This report covers the following employment unit:

 

Call Sign               Type of Station                   Location                               LMA

 

   KFLI                          FM                                Des Arc, AR                             Yes

 

A.            The following is a list of all vacancies for full-time jobs during the

               period of February 1, 2015 through  January 31, 2016:

               

                Job Title                               Dates of Opening                                Date Filled

                1. General Manager                        2/15/2015                                       2/18/2015

                2. Sales Rep                                 2/15/2015                                       3/16/2015

                3. Sales Manager                           3/18/2015                                        4/13/2015

                4. Sales Rep                                  7/6/2015                                         7/20/2015

 

B.            During the period of February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016 the following recruitment sources were contacted as vacancies for full-time jobs opened. Those marked with an asterisk were organizations that requested to be contacted as job openings occurred.

 

1.   The Daily Citizen                   PO Box 1379 Searcy, AR 72143            Classifieds             501-268-8621

 

2.  TRM Classic Hits LLC            929 East Line Rd Searcy AR 72143     Syble McCleskey        501-305-0977

 

3.  Searcy.com                            908 Holmes Rd Searcy AR 72143          Joanana                  501-268-1771

 

4.  ABA website                                arkansasbroadcasters.org               Angie Robertson

 

5.  Word of Mouth                              referrals

 

C.            The following is a list of the sources for full time jobs shown in Section A above and the   recruitment source which provided the hire for that position.                         

               

                Job Title                                               Recruitment Source

 

1.             General Manager                                 Referral from Paul Coates

2.             Sales Rep                                          Referral from Todd Vickery

3.             Sales Manager                                    Referral from Terry Murphy

4.             Sales Rep                                          Referral from Terry Murphy

 

               

                Recruitment Source                           Full Time Positions for which this source was utilized

1.             The Daily Citizen                                                 2

 

2.             Searcy.com                                                         2

 

3.             Arkansas Broadcasters Association                           2

 

4.             Referrals                                                             4

 

5.             KFLI                                                                   1             

 

 

 

E.   During the period of February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016 the station employment

unit engaged in the following (menu option) initiatives (provide full details, including an

explenation if no such initiatives were conducted during the period involved.

 

Prong 3 Menu Options

 

1.   KFLI participated in Arkansas State University-Beebe Spring Career Fair.

       It was held March 10, 2015 at the Beebe Arkansas Campus. Intern applications

       were taken and  Broadcasting career literature was distributed.

 

  

2.   KFLI took part in a program in which the station donated part of the monies

      from it’s sports coverage proceeds were donated to the Cabot High School to

      be used in part for training students for sports broadcasting and  to purchase

      broadcasting equipment.

 

 

3.   KFLI took part in the the Searcy Regional

      Business Expo (July 28th, 2015), during which Broadcasting Education literature was

      distributed and job applications were taken. These expos are an excellent venue to

      make contacts for interns and job applicants for a market of our size in which

      job fairs are very limited.

 

4.   Conducted training class with upper management (owners) of KFLI on the methods of  insuring

       Equal employment opportunities according to the EEO Policies of the FCC. (February 25, 2015).

 

5.   KFLI conducted a tour and seminar in radio advertising for the HardingUniversity

      Electronic Media class on Sept22, 2015. The tour was hosted by Joe Ingram, General Sales Manager.

 

6.   KFLI regularly posts any job openings to the following job banks,

     Arkansas Broadcasters Association, UALR career site, and searcy.com .

 

 

 

The purpose of this EEO report is to comply with Section 73.208 (c) of the

FCC’s EEO rules. It will be placed in Public Inspection Files and posted on the station  website.

 

 

 

TRM CLASSIC HITS,LLC

Equal Employment Opportunity

Narrative Statement

 

TRM Classic Hits, LLC operating the single station of KFLI is fully committed to providing

equal opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national

origin, or gender in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection

promotion, compensation, training, and termination. TRM Classic Hits, LLC is also committed

to a broad outreach recruitment of ethnic-minority candidates and has based our recruitment

strategies to meet this goal.

 

In our outreach efforts we post our vacancies through colleges and adult educations centers

which reach a wide variety of people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Newspaper

advertising enables us to reach an even wider group of potential employees. KFLI participates

in community business expos, school events and job fairs. In addition we also use various

internet on-line job listing sites and lastly we advertise on the KFLI channel.

 

      EEO Public File Report

        For the period of February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015

     (Licensee/Premittee)

 

This report covers the  following employment unit:

 

Call Sign               Type of Station                   Location                               LMA

 

   KFLI                          FM                                Des Arc, AR                             Yes

 

A.            The following is a list of all vacancies for full-time jobs during the

               period of February 1, 2014 through  January 31, 2015:

 

                1.There were no job openings, nor any full time hires during the dates listed above.                            

 

E.   During the period of February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015 the station employment

unit engaged in the following (menu option) initiatives (provide full details, including an

explanation if no such initiatives were conducted during the period involved.

 

Prong 3 Menu Options

 

1.   KFLI participated in Arkansas State University-Beebe Spring Career Fair.

       It was held March 12, 2012 at the Beebe Arkansas Campus. Intern applications

       were taken and  Broadcasting career literature was distributed.

 

2.   KFLI participated in the White County Job Fair which was held at the ASU

       campus in Searcy Arkansas. Intern applications were taken and  Broadcasting

       career literature was distributed.

 

  

3.   KFLI took part in a program in which the station donated part of the monies

      from it’s sports coverage proceeds were donated to the Cabot High School to

      be used in part for training students for sports broadcasting and  to purchase

      broadcasting equipment.

 

 

4.   KFLI took part in the Jacksonville Business Expo (May) and the Searcy Regional

      Business Expo (July), during which Broadcasting Education literature was

      distributed and job applications were taken. These expos are an excellent venue to

      make contacts for interns and job applicants for a market of our size in which

      job fairs are very limited.

 

 

 

5.   KFLI held a tour of the station for Tiger Scouts Searcy Troup 128 on February the 14th,

      2014. It was hosted by on-air personality Terry England. The boys were allowed to speak

      on air telling their names and Troup name.

 

6.   Conducted training class with upper management (owners) of KFLI on the methods of  insuring

       equal employment opportunities according to the EEO Policies of the FCC. (January 15, 2015).

 

7.   KFLI participated in a state program called Jobs for America Graduates. The program helps to

      build skills in the classroom and develop leadership skills to improve employability in the

      broadcasting field. Mock interviews were held for job openings in broadcasting during April

      and May of 2014.

 

8.  KFLI regularly posts any job openings to the following job banks,

     Arkansas Broadcasters Association , UALR career site, and searcy.com .

 

 

 

The purpose of this EEO report is to comply with Section 73.208 (c) of the

FCC’s EEO rules. It will be placed in Public Inspection Files and posted

 

on the station  website.