EEO August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity Program
Annual Report
Neuhoff Media – Springfield LLC
WFMB-AM/WFMB-FM/WCVS-FM/WXAJ-FM
Springfield, Illinois
August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017

Full-Time Vacancies

The following full-time positions were filled during the reporting period:

#1. On-Air Personality

#2. Receptionist

#3. On-Air Personality

#4. Account Executive

#5. Operations Manager

#6. Account Executive

#7. On-Air Personality

#8. On-Air Personality

#9. On-Air Personality

 

Interview Sources

Total Number of Persons Interviewed:

Sources of Interviews Conducted:

Position Job Title Date Filled Applicants Interviewed

– Sources-

Recruitment Sources

Used

Referral Source of Employee
1

 

Full Time – On-Air Personality 9/12/16

 

19, 27, 32 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34 19
2 Full Time – Receptionist 9/22/16 27, 30, 33 1, 2, 20, 21, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34 30
3 Full Time – On-Air Personality 11/5/16 19, 27, 29 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34 19
4 Full Time – Sales 12/5/16 1, 27, 28 1, 2, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 27, 28, 34 1
5 Full Time – Operations Manager 1/1/17 17, 19, 32, 34 12, 17, 19, 21, 27, 32, 34 19
6 Full Time – Sales 1/4/17 1, 17, 27 1, 2, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22 23, 25, 27, 28, 34 27
7 Full Time – On-Air Personality 3/6/17 19, 28, 29 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34 19
8 Full Time – On-Air Personality 2/27/17 17, 19, 31, 32 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34 31
9 Full Time – On-Air Personality 5/1/17 19, 28 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34 28

 

 

Recruitment Sources of Employee Notices

 

1

 

On Air Announcements:

WFMB-FM/AM, WXAJ-FM, WCVS-FM

3055 S. 4th Street

Springfield, IL 62703

Kevin O’Dea

217-528-3033

 

2

Manpower 2719 W. Monroe Street

Springfield, Il  62704

Ginette Comstock

217-528-2323

 

3

Southern Illinois University Broadcast Department Woody Hall B204

Carbondale, IL  62901

Dr. James Scales
 

4

Rainbow Push Coal 930 E 50th St.

Chicago, IL  60615

Tannis Williamson
 

5

Career Center I.S.U.

 

Career Center I.S.U.

Coordinator Student Employment

Campus Box 2520

Normal IL 61790

 

Timoteo Asis
 

6

Parkland College

 

2400 W. Bradley Avenue

Champaign, IL  61821

Sandy Spencer
 

7

John Wood Community College

 

1301 S. 48th Street

Quincy, IL  62305

Susan Deege
 

8

NAACP Springfield Branch P.O. Box 1524

Springfield, IL  62704

Rudy Davenport
 

9

University of IL at Champaign/Urbana 620 E John

Room 250

Champaign, IL  61820

Lavonne Nouaofski
 

10

IL Center for Broadcasting 55 W 22nd Street

#240

Lombard, IL  60148

Mike Kendall
 

11

IL Dept. of Human Services Office

 

2435 Broadway

Quincy, IL  62301

Donna Ryan
12 National Association of Broadcasters Minority & Specialty Services Department 1771 N Street NW

Washington DC 20036

13 Quincy University Career Services 1800 College St.

Quincy, IL  62301

Rebecca Barrett
14 Land of Lincoln Consortium 1300 S 9th St.

Springfield, Il 62703

Susan Sims
15 U of I Springfield
K30 Human Resources office
Springfield, IL  62794 Rosa Bryan
16 Southern Illinois University Room 1056 Communications Building

Carbondale, IL  62901

Phylis Johnson
17 Illlinois Broadcasters Association 300 N Pershing Ave.

Suite B

Energy IL  62933

Debbie David
618-942-2139
18 Springfield Center for Independent Living 426 West Jefferson

Springfield, IL  62702

Cecelia Haasis
19 AllAccess.com All Access Music Group

28955 Pacific Coast Hwy

Suite 210

Malibu, CA 90265

On Air Position

310.457.6616

20 Women in Communications P.O. Box 1105

Bloomington, IL  61702

21 Women in Management P.O. Box 1131

Springfield, IL 62705

22 Springfield College in Illinois 1500 N. Fifth Street

Springfield, IL  62702

23 Springfield Urban League 1100 N 11th St.

Springfield, IL  62703

Ms. Nicki Baker
24 Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 908 Martin Luther King Dr.

Springfield, IL  62703

25 Lincolnland Community College 5250 Shephard Road

Springfield, IL  62702

Shawn Shures
26 Zion Baptist Church/Pastor Hagy 1601 E. Laurel

Springfield  62707

27 Employee Referral
28 Broadcast Center Employee Placement 2360 Hampton Ave.

St. Louis, MO  63139

John Carrol

314-647-8181

28 State Journal Register One Copley Plaza

Springfield, IL

217-789-1506
29 Capital Area Career Center 2201 Toronto Road

Springfield, IL  62707

Jim Grimes
217-529-5431
30 Neuhoff Media – Social Media Accounts Neuhoff Media-Decatur

250 North Water Street

Decatur, Illinois 62523

Kevin O’Dea

217-528-3033

31 Neuhoff Media – Springfield Internal Posting 217-528-3033
32 Country Aircheck Country Aircheck

914 18th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37212

Lon Helton

615.320.1450

33 Craigslist Craigslist.com Michele Mitchell

217-528-3033

34 NeuhoffMedia.com Neuhoff Communications

3055 S 4th Street

Springfield, IL

Michele Mitchell

217-528-3033

 

 

Supplemental Outreach Initiatives

  1. Neuhoff Summer Media Camp
    This annual program featured 20 students attending camp the week of June 19th, 2017 at the Danville Area Community College.  The program focused on young people interested in careers in the media field in general, but with an emphasis on radio, television broadcasting and writing. Members of the Neuhoff staff conduct hands on training in announcing, interviewing, reporting and public relations. In its 21th year, the Summer Media Camp is responsible for a number of current or past staff members.
  1. Career Outreach – Student Management Leadership Retreat
    On Thursday, August 4th, 2106 Neuhoff Media provided the keynote speaker for the annual Student Management Leadership Retreat at the University of Indianapolis.  The retreat was attended by over 20 students who are currently enrolled in Radio, TV or Digital focused curriculum at UIndy.  Instruction was provided on career pathways in our company, insights into employment strategies and necessary skill sets for successful applicants at Neuhoff Media.
  1. Career Outreach – NABEF Media Sales Institute
    The VP-Sales represented Neuhoff Media at the Media Sales Institute at Illinois State University on April 4th, 2017.  The group included approximately 100 students who heard about careers in broadcasting and opportunities within our company.  We participated on a panel as well as conducted individual meetings with audience members.
  1. Career Outreach – Sangamon CEO
    On Ocober 13, 2016 VP of Sales for Neuhoff Media spoke to the Sangamon CEO (an entrepreneur program for high school students) class of 2016 about radio and career pathways.
  1. Job Fair – National Radio Show
    VP/Sales made a formal presentation on employment opportunities in broadcasting. Candidates were presented with information about career opportunities in all facets of our company from sales, on-air, digital, and engineering.
  1. Media Sales Institute Task Force
    October 21, 2016 VP of Sales for Neuhoff sat on the Media Sales Institute Task Force where they developed curriculum and program structure for the Institute targeting graduates with the goal of getting them to enter the media industry.
  1. Internship Program
    During the summer of 2017, Neuhoff Media Springfield hosted two interns in our programming department on WXAJ-FM, and WFMB-FM.
  1. International Broadcasters SESAC Scholarship
    NFLP participated along with the International Broadcasters Idea Bank in soliciting applications for a $7500 scholarship for students in the broadcasting field of study.
  1. Listing of each upper-level category opening in a job bank or newsletter of media trade groups whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities
    Every fulltime upper-level opening filled during the reporting period was publicized through the Job Bank of the Illinois Broadcasters Association, a media trade group with substantial membership participation of women and minorities.