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ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

WCIA/WCIX-TV

AUGUST 1, 2012 ? JULY 31, 2013

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The purpose of the EEO Public File Report (?Report?) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC?s EEO Rule.  This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following station(s):

 

WCIA/WCIX

 

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning August 1, 2012 to and including July 31, 2013 (the ?Applicable Period?).  The FCC?s EEO Rule Requires that this Report contain the following information:

 

  1. A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period;
  2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment sources(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of the 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 73.2080(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 alphabet letters listed on Appendix 1 under the column entitled ?Recruitment Sources Utilized? refer to the Recruitment Sources listed on Appendix 2.

 

For purposes of this Report, a vacancy was deemed ?filled? when the hiree began work.  A person was deemed ?interviewed? whether he or she was interviewed in person, over the phone or by e-mail.

 


 

Appendix 1 to Annual EEO Public File Report

 

Covering the Period from August 1, 2012? July 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: WCIA/WCIX

 

Section 1:  Vacancy Information

 

 

Full-Time Positions Filled by Job Title

Hire Date

Recruitment Source of Hiree

Number of Applicants Interviewed

Recruitment Sources Utilized

1

Director of Sales

08/07/12

L

5

A,B,L,V,W,X

2

General Assignment Reporter-Champaign

09/24/12

C

3

A,B,C,D,E,G,N,Q,T

3

Morning Show Anchor

10/01/12

G

7

A,B,D,E,G,N

4

Local Sales Manager-Springfield

10/29/12

F

3

A,B,C,F,G,H,J,L,N

5

E-Media Sales Manager

11/05/12

L

3

A,B,G,H,L,N,W

6

Director/Switcher

11/19/12

Z

6

A,AA,B,BB,D,E,G,J,N,R,Z

7

News Videographer

12/06/12

F

1

A,B,C,CC,F,G

8

Local Research/Sales Assistant

12/26/12

F

3

A,B,E,D,F,G,K,N,Q,R

9

Local Sales Manager-Champaign

01/03/13

G

          1

A,B,G,H,I,L

10

Weekend Meteorologist

01/07/13

C

4

A,B,C,G

11

CI Living Show Host/Video-Storyteller

01/07/13

F

1

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,T

12

Morning Show Producer

01/14/13

C

3

A,B,C,G

13

National Sales Assistant

02/25/13

F

3

A,B,D,E,F,G,N,Q

14

Morning Show Producer

03/25/13

M

2

C,G,M

15

Webmaster

04/10/13

R

1

A,B,D,DD,E,EE,N,H,R

16

Internet Account Executive

05/06/13

F

2

A,B,D,E,F,H,R

17

Capitol News Reporter

05/20/13

C

3

A,B,C,G

18

Morning Show Meteorologist

06/10/13

G

2

A,B,G

19

Creative Services Writer Producer

07/16/13

G

3

A,AA,B,C,D,E,G

20

News Videographer

07/22/13

C

3

A,AA,B,C,D,E,G

21

News Producer

07/22/13

G

1

A,AA,B,C,D,E,G

22

Account Executive-Champaign

05/20/13

F

6

A,B,E,F,G,J,N,P,S

23

Account Executive-Springfield

06/13/13

F

9

A,B,E,F,G,J,N,P,S

 

Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period:    75


 

Appendix 2 to Annual EEO Public File Report

 

Covering the Period from August 1, 2012? July 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: WCIA/WCIX-TV

 

Section 2:  Recruitment Source Information

 

 

Recruitment Source

Contact

Address

Phone

Requested Notice (Y/N)

Total Number of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period

(If Any)

A

Illinoishomepage.net

None

509 S. Neil, Champaign

Illinois, 61820

217-356-8333

N

1

B

Nexstar.tv

Administrative

Assistant

5215 N. O?Connor Blvd

Irving, TX  75039

972-373-8800

N

3

C

TVJobs.com

None

www.tv.jobs.com

800-374-0119

N

20

D

Parkland College

None

www.collegecentral.com

217-353-2637

N

-

E

U of I Alumni

None

www.uiaa.org/careers

217-333-1471

N

-

F

Employee Referral

None

509 S. Neil, Champaign

Illinois, 61820

217-356-8333

N

16

G

Internal Posting/Promotion

None

509 S. Neil, Champaign

Illinois, 61820

217-356-8333

N

8

H

Craig?s List

None

chambana.craigslist.com

 

N

-

I

Media Recruiter

None

www.mediarecruiter.com

303-400-5150

N

-

J

Urban League of Springfield

None

100 N. 11th St. Springfield, IL  62703

217-789-0830

N

-

K

Champaign News Gazette

Beth Roegner

15 Main St., Champaign,

Illinois, 61824

217-351-5252

N

-

L

Spots N Dots

Gene McKay

sales@spotsndots.com

949-892-2928

N

8

M

Internship Program (WCIA)

Andy Miller

amiller@wcia.com

217-356-8333

N

2

N

IDES (IL. Dept. of Employment Security)

None

1307 Mattis, Champaign, Illinois, 61820

217-278-5700

N

-

O

NAACP of Champaign County

None

P.O. Box 403, Champaign, Illinois  61824

None

N

-

P

State Journal Register

Janet Woodard

#1 Copley Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62701

217-788-1300

N

1

Q

Stonecreek Church Job Board

None

2502 S. Race St., Urbana, Illinois

217-344-5455

N

-

R

On Air Ad-WCIA/WCIX

None

509 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL  61820

217-356-8333

N

14

S

Decatur Herald & Reviewer H

None

herald-review.com

217-422-5555

N

-

T

Medialine.com

None

Medialine.com

None

         N

-

U

Walk-In Application Process

Front Desk Receptionist

509 S. Neil St.

Champaign, IL  61820

217-356-8333

N

-

V

TV News Check

Steve Stolz

www.tvnewscheck.com

None

N

-

W

Mediarecruiter.com

 

www.mediarecruiter.com

None

N

-

X

IBA

Erin Camfield

http://ilba.org

618-985-5555

N

-

Z

Illinois State University

Bob Carroll

Rcarro3@ilstu.edu

309-438-5481

N

1

AA

Eastern Illinois University

Kelly Runyon

krunyon@eiu.edu

217-581-5956

N

-

BB

Tribeca/Flashpoint Media Arts Academy

None

careerservices@tfa.edu

None

N

-

CC

b-roll.net STORE

None

sales@b-roll.net

None

N

-

DD

ReelChicago.com/Reel Deals

Ruth Ratny

ruth@reelchicago.com

312-274-9980

N

-

EE

Champaign Chamber of Commerce

 

info@champaigncounty.org

217-359-1791

N

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Appendix 3 to Annual EEO Public File Report

Covering the Period from August 1, 2012? July 31, 2013

 

Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: WCIA/WCIX-TV

 

Section 3:  Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by WCIA/WCIX-TV

 

 

Recruitment Initiative

Description

1

Participation in job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for hiring decisions

News Director and Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator attended all day career fair sponsored by IBA/Eastern Illinois University on April 10, 2013.

 

2

Participation in job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for hiring decisions

Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator attended all day event/career fair sponsored by Parkland Community College Career Center on April 4, 2013.

 

3

Participation in events or programs relating to career opportunities in broadcasting sponsored by educational institutions

 

News Director spoke at the University of Illinois School of Journalism, on February 20th, 2013.

4

Participation in events or programs relating to career opportunities in broadcasting sponsored by educational institutions

 

Weekend News Anchor and Weekend Meteorologist participated at an 8th Grade Career conference at the I-Hotel in Champaign, Illinois on January 11th, 2013.

5

 

The establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment

During the reporting period, the station maintained an internship program for college students.  Students from the following universities have participated in the program:  University of Illinois (3 students), Illinois State University (2 students), Parkland College (3 students) and Texas State University (1 student). The interns have a broad exposure of all facets of the news, including writing news stories, conducting research, interviewing, and editing videos.  They also actively shadow all functions of news.

 

6

Hosting at least one job fair

Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator attended all day career fair sponsored by WCIA/WCIX on April 30, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign, Illinois.

 
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