WLEN RADIO EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 5/22/12-5/21/13

 

#1.  List of all jobs filled:  One part time programming position and one full time programming position. 

 

#2.  List of recruitment sources used to fill each vacancy: As listed below.

 

 

EEO

Date of opening-November 2012

Description of opening-Full time programming position

 

Recruitment includes:

 

WLEN Radio website

Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts

Central Michigan University

Adrian College

Siena Heights University

Michigan Association of Broadcasters website Job Bank

Word of mouth through WLEN Employees and former employees-including intern program

 

Number of recruits from all sources:

11 applicants from all sources (2 past the deadline)

 

Interviewed: 7 applicants interviewed

1 current part time staff person

2 Michigan Association of Broadcasters website

2 Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts

1 Adrian College

1 unsolicited application for general employment

 

Hired: 

Applicant from Michigan Association of Broadcasters website

 

EEO

Date of opening-January 2013

Description of opening-Part time programming position

 

No recruitment was done as this was a part time position. 

 

 

 

 

 

#3.  Description of supplemental outreach initiatives:

 

A.     Annual Scholarship for Broadcasting – President of Lenawee Broadcasting, Julie Koehn and Secretary Joyce Koehn developed the John W. Koehn Memorial Scholarship in 1992.  This scholarship gives a one time amount of $1,000.00 to a recipient each year.  It can be used for any post high school education, including community college, university or trade school.  It was developed in cooperation with the International Broadcasters Idea Bank, and is funded by Lenawee Broadcasting Company.  Those that are eligible include any employee or child of an employee of an Idea Bank member station.  The recipient must be studying in a broadcast related field.  The scholarship is judged annually by a group of 6 broadcasters from the United States and Canada. To date we have awarded 18 scholarships totaling $19,000.00.  The 2012 recipient is a young woman from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, a radio broadcast student studying at Southeast Missouri State University.

B.     ATHENA Lenawee Scholarship Program-WLEN is one of 4 local businesses to annually fund this scholarship given to a young woman in Lenawee County to pursue post high school study.  It is a one time $1,000.00 scholarship facilitated through the Lenawee Education Foundation.  2011 and 2012

C.    ATHENA Aide-WLEN Radio President and General Manager Julie Koehn developed this program through ATHENA Lenawee to start a non- traditional scholarship program.  This program funds continuing assistance and education to women who find themselves in a position to need training or assistance that they cannot afford for themselves, it is meant to fund elimination of road blocks to self sufficiency and continuing education..  These women may be at risk or not.   Ongoing

 D.  Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation Internship Program.  WLEN Radio has participated in the program since it’s inception and has hosted 10 interns thru this program, including one in the summer of 2012.  One intern has been hired by the station as a full time employee.  This program is funded by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation and participating stations.  2003 was the first year for the program, and WLEN Radio was one of 6 sites in Michigan.

E.      Annually – Internship Program – WLEN Radio has had an on going internship program for more than 26 years, and it exists year round.  We have interns from local high schools, the Lenawee Intermediate school district, Adrian College and Siena Height University.  These programs are both in programming and in marketing, promotions and sales.  We take interns year round as the interests arise.  Our interns have gone on to careers in sales, morning show personalities in middle markets, and careers in politics.  Station personnel involved in our internship program include, Julie Koehn, President, Leslie Lambka, Administration, Dale Gaertner, Program Director, Julie Galazka, Production Director and Steve Barkway, Sports Director, For 2012/2013 we hosted two interns; both in  promotions department.  One in the summer of 2012, as described above and one in the fall/winter of 2012, both were college students.  In addition, we hosted several middle school and high school students in a job shadowing program.  

 

5.   Recruitment sources used for each vacancy:  As listed above.

 

6.   Total number of interviewees during the period, and total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source:  As listed above.