2006-2007 EEO Public File Report

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WVLT-TV

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

April 1, 2006March 31, 2007

I.  VACANCY LIST

See Master Recruitment Source List (MRSL) for recruitment source data

Job Title

Recruitment Sources (RS) Used to Fill Vacancy

RS Referring Hiree

Master Control Operator

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-34

2

Sales Coordinator

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-28, 31-34

2

Sales & Marketing Consultant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-28, 31-35

2

National Sales Manager

2-14, 16, 18-28, 31-36

36

News Promotions Producer

2-12, 14, 16, 18-28, 31-34

2

Weekend Producer  

2-12, 14-16, 18-34, 36

36

Producer

2-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34, 36

36

Producer

2-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34

6

Photographer

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16-28, 31-34

17

Photographer

2-8, 10-12, 14-16, 18, 20, 22, 24-28

15

Photographer

2-8, 10-12, 14-16, 18, 20, 22, 24-28, 36

36

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-36

2

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-36

38

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-36

2

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-28, 31-36

35

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-28, 31-36

5

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-29, 31-34

3

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34, 37

2

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34,36,37

36

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34,36,37

4

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34,36-38

38

Part-time Production Assistant

2-5, 7-12, 14, 16, 18-20, 22-28, 31-34,36-38

2

 

 

 


II.  MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (MRSL)

RS
Number

RS Information

Source Entitled
to Vacancy
Notification?
(Yes/No)

No. of Interviewees Referred by RS

over
12-month period

1

WVLT-TV General Internship Program

6450 Papermill Road

Knoxville, TN 37919

865-450-8888

   Contact: Les Phillips

No

0

2

WVLT-TV website

www.volunteertv.com

No

20

3

University of Tennessee Communications Job Board

333 Communications & UEB

Knoxville, TN 37996

865-974-4291

Contact: Barbara Moore

No

1

4

Pellissippi State Technical Community College

10915 Hardin Valley Road

Knoxville, TN 37933

865-694-6597

Contacts: Ron Bellamy/Ella Ruggles

No

2

5

Johnson Bible College

7900 Johnson, TN 37998

Knoxville, TN

865-573-4517

Contact: Mark Young

No

1

6

TVJOBS.COM

Broadcast Employment Services

P.O. Box 4116

Oceanside, CA 92052

1-800-374-0119

Contact: Mark Holloway

markholloway@tvjobs.com

No

1

7

University of Tennessee Career Services

100 Dunford Hall

Knoxville, TN 37996

865-974-5435

Contact: Mary Mahoney

No

0

8

Tusculum College

1305 Centerpoint Boulevard

Knoxville, TN 37932

(865) 693-1177

Contact Person: Leslie Fox – LFOX@tusculum.edu

No

0

9

Knoxville NAACP

P.O. Box 14096

Knoxville, TN 37914

Contact: Dewey Robert

865-546-7302 (ext. 102) (Dewey Roberts’ work phone)

No

0

10

Tennessee Career Center

1610 University Avenue, Suite 106

Knoxville, TN 37921

865-594-5500

Contact: Ginger Armstrong

No

1

11

Lincoln Memorial University

6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway

Harrogate, TN 37752

1-800-325-0900 ext. 6251

Contact: Dan Graves

No

0

12

Carson-Newman College

Academic Support Center

P.O. Box 557

Jefferson City, TN 37760

865-471-2000 or 865-471-3567

Contact: Patricia LeValley / Doug Taylor

No

0

13

Spots-N-Dots

selltv@aol.com

Attn: Job Openings Department

888-884-2630

www.spotsndots.com

No

0

14

Department of Veterans Affairs

Vocational Rehabilitation Employment

110 9th Ave. South

Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 695-6372

Contact Person: Dale Warf – dale.warf@vba.va.gov

No

0

15

Medialine

www.medialine.com

P.O. Box 51909

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

1-800-237-8073

Contact: Mark Shilstone

No

1

16

University of Tennessee at Martin

305 Gooch Hall

Martin, TN 38238

731-587-7546

Contact: Dr. Jerald Ogg

No

0

17

B-Roll Online

www.b-roll.net

243 17th Street SE

Washington, D.C. 20003

kev@b-roll.net

Contact: Kevin Johnson

No

5

18

 

 

 

 

Gray Communications Corporate Job Board

1114 Grand Avenue

Wausau, WI 54401

715-845-4211

Contact: Jane Ploeger

jploeger@wsaw.com

(postings made available to all other Gray stations)

No

0

19

Western Kentucky University

Mass Media Technology Hall 340

Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270)745-2007

Contact: Terry Likes

terrylikes@wku.edu

No

0

20

Knoxville Area Urban League

P.O. Box 1911

Knoxville, TN 37901

865-524-5511

Fax: 865-525-5154

Contact: Gloria Garner

ggarner@thekaul.org

No

0

21

Disability Resource Center

900 E. Hill Avenue Suite 120

Knoxville, TN 37915

(865) 637-3666

Contact Person: Kathi Hollander – khollander@drctn.org

Yes

0

22

   Tennessee State University

   Career Center

   3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.

   Nashville, TN, 37203

   615-963-5000

   Contact: Tonya Fizer

No

0

23

   Knoxville College

   College Street

   Knoxville, TN 37921

   865-524-6515

   Contact: Janet Coleman – Career Planning

No

0

24

   Maryville College

   Center for Calling & Career

   502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway

   Maryville, TN 37804-5907

   865-981-8000

   Contact: Judy Hope

   judy.hope@maryvillecollege.edu

No

0

25

   East Tennessee State University

   Career Placement Office

   D.P. Culp University Center Room 323

   Johnson City, TN 37614

   423-929-6315

   Contact:

No

0

26

   Middle Tennessee State University

   Placement Center Box 2

   Murfreesboro, TN 37132

   615-898-2500

   Contact: Karen Austin

   kaustin@mtsu.edu

No

0

27

   Walter State Community College

   500 S. Davy Crockett Parkway

   Morristown, TN

   423-585-6914

   Contact: Andy Hall – Placement Services

   andy.hall@ws.edu

No

0

28

   ITT Technical Institute

   10208 Technology Drive

   Knoxville, TN 37932

    671-2800

   Contact: Brenda Wolf – bfwolf@itt-tech.edu

No

0

29

Community Action Committee

East Neighborhood Center

4200 Asheville Hwy.

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 546-5125

Contact Person: Annie Jones

Yes

0

30

Heart of Knoxville Career and Resource Center

1610 Magnolia Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

(865) 329-3166

Contact Person: Bryan May – btmay@pstcc.edu

Yes

0

31

Office of Minority Affairs

TN General Assembly

105 War Memorial Bldg.

Nashville, TN 37219

No

0

32

Nashville Urban League

1219 Ninth Ave.

Nashville, TN 37208

Contact Person: John Fair

No

0

33

   National Association of Broadcasters

   Human Resources

   1771 N. Street, NW

   Washington, D.C. 20036-2891

No

0

34

   Hispanic New Link

   1420 N. Street, NW

   Washington, D.C. 20005

No

0

35

   Non-Employee Referral

No

4

36

   WVLT Employee Referral

No

8

37

  Asian American Journalists

  Career Placement

  1765 Sutter St., Suite 100

  San Francisco, CA 94115

No

0

38

  Walk-In

No

2

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES OVER 12-MONTH PERIOD      

46


 

III.  RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

 

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT INITIATIVE
(MENU SELECTION)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY

1

Participate in Job Fair

On October 26, 2006, the station participated in the Fall Employment Festival, held by the Heart of Knoxville Career and Resource Center on the Magnolia Avenue campus of Pellissippi State Technical Community College.  The Operations Manger & Promotions Assistant participated, meeting with attendees and discussing job/internship opportunities with WVLT.

2

Participate in Job Fair

On March 1, 2007, the station participated in the Career Showcase career fair, held by Carson-Newman College on the Carson-Newman Campus.  The Operations Manger and Promotions Assistant participated, meeting with attendees and discussing job/internship opportunities with WVLT.

3

Participate in Job Fair

On January 8, 2007, the station participated in the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters Career Fair, held at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.  The Vice President of Engineering participated, meeting with attendees and discussing job/internship opportunities with WVLT.

4

Participate in Job Fair

On February 7, 2007, the station participated in the University of Tennessee Summer Job and Internship Fair, held on the University of Tennessee Campus.  The Operations Manger and Promotion Assistant participated, meeting with attendees and discussing job/internship opportunities with WVLT.

5

Participate in Job Fair

On March 16, 2007, the station participated in the 2007 Lakeway Area Job Fair, sponsored by Walter State Community College, Center for Workforce Education, Douglas Cherokee, the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, Five Rivers Regional Career Center, and the Citizens Tribune.  The fair was held on the Walter State Community College Campus.  The Operations Manger participated, meeting with attendees and discussing job/internship opportunities with WVLT.

6

EEO training seminar for managers

On August 14, 2006 the Operations Manger participated in an EEO/Management Seminar held by the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters.  The seminar was designed to give broadcast managers insight into their roles as leaders in their organization, especially in the areas of equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.  Managers form broadcast facilities that are TAB members attended the seminar.  Topics that were discussed at the seminar were; Leadership: Ethics, Values and Attitudes and Diversity in the work place.

7

Training Program to Help Personnel Acquire Skills to qualify them for Higher Level Positions

All members of the Production Staff are cross-trained in more than one area of production.  Training these employees to perform skills other than their primary responsibilities provides each with a possible opportunity to advance within the department.  Depending on the employee’s preference and depending on the needs of the department, employees are cross-trained in graphics, audio, directing, web management, and/or video editing.  By allowing each employee within the department to acquire as many skills as they can, the station prepares those employees for future advancement within the station.

8

Internship Program

 

WVLT offers students enrolled in a university the opportunity to gain practical experience in a broadcast environment.  During the reporting period the station had a total of 16 interns:

In the Summer of 2006, the station had 3 interns: 3 in News.

In the Fall of 2006, the station had 8 interns: 2 in Commercial Production and 6 in News.

In the Spring of 2007, the station had 5 interns: 3 in Commercial Production, 1 in Sales, and 1 in News.

 

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