8/16 – 7/17 Annual EEO Public File Report

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

 

  1. VACANCY LIST

 

 

Job Title

 

Recruitment Sources (“RS”) Used to Fill Vacancy

 

RS Referring Hiree

 

Sales Executive

 

1,4,7,10

 

1

 

Traffic Manager

 

1,4,7,10,13

 

1,13

 

Receptionist/Assistant to GM

 

1,4,7,10,12

 

1,12

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

  1. MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (“MRSL”)

 

 

 

RS Number

 

 

RS Information

 

Vacancy Notification

(Yes/No)

No. of Interviewees Referred by RS Over Reporting Period
 

 

 

1

On-Air Announcements
WVLI-FM, WFAV-FM, WIVR-FM, WYUR-FM
Contact: Mr. Tim Milner

292 N Convent St
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 933-9287

 

 

 

Y

 

 

 

15

 

 

2

Kankakee Community College
Contact: Mary Posing
P.O. Box 888
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8100
 

 

Y

 

 

6

 

 

3

Olivet Nazarene University

Contact: Cathy Lundmark

Counseling and Career Services
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 939-5011

 

 

Y

 

 

13

 

 

4

Daily Journal
Contact: Marsha Hellmuth
8 Dearborn Square
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 937-3300
 

 

Y

 

 

2

 

5

 

Current or Former Employee Referral

 

Y

 

2

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

  1. MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (“MRSL”)

 

 

RS Number

 

 

RS Information

 

Vacancy Notification

(Yes/No)

No. of Interviewees Referred by RS Over Reporting Period
 

 

6

Illinois Center for Broadcasting
Contact: Don Clark
530 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 884-8000
 

 

N

 

 

0

 

 

7

Twin States Publishing
Contact: Christy
1492 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970
(815) 432-5227
 

 

N

 

 

0

 

 

8

Gilman Star
Contact: John Elliott
P.O. Box 7
Gilman, IL 60938
(815) 265-7332
 

 

N

 

 

0

 

 

9

The Herald/Country Market Newspaper
Contact: Toby Olszewski
500 Brown Blvd
Bourbonnais, IL
(815) 933-1131
 

 

 

N

 

 

 

0

 

10

 

www.rivervalleyradio.net

 

Y

 

3

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

  1. MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (“MRSL”)

 

 

RS Number

 

 

RS Information

 

Vacancy Notification

(Yes/No)

No. of Interviewees Referred by RS Over Reporting Period
 

 

6

Illinois Broadcasters Association
Contact: Debra Gray
200 Missouri Avenue
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-5555
 

 

N

 

 

0

 

 

11

Governor’s State University
Contact: Cynthia Comber
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 235-3974
 

 

N

 

 

0

 

12

 

Job Fairs Hosted by Milner Broadcasting for Open Positions

 

 

Y

 

 

16

 

13

 

Word of Mouth/Referral

 

Y

 

1

 

   

Total Number of Interviews

   

58

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

III. RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

 

 

#

 

 

Date

 

Type of Recruitment Initiative

 

 

Brief Description of Activity

 

 

Station Participants

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

2/15/2017

 

 

 

Participation in internship and job fair sponsored by an educational institution

 

 

On February 2, 2017, WVLI-FM/WFAV-FM/WIVR-FM/WYUR-FM participated in the 2017 Internship and Job Fair at Olivet Nazarene University. Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager, conducted several interviews, invited students graduating with a degree in Communications to apply for an internship at Milner Broadcasting, and spoke to students in Professor Brian Henrich’s Business course.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

10/6/2016

 

 

Participation in a job fair sponsored by an educational institution

 

On October 6, 2016, WVLI-FM/WFAV-FM/WIVR-FM/WYUR-FM participated in the Kankakee Community College Job Fair.  Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager, spoke with many students, and discussed opportunities in the broadcasting industry.

 

 

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager

3 7/7/2017  

 

Conducted job fair for open positions within Milner Broadcasting

 

On July 7, 2017, Milner Broadcasting conducted a job fair for open positions within the organization. Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager, met with several prospective candidates, and one prospective candidate was ultimately hired for the front desk/executive assistant position.

 

 

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

III. RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

3/8/2017

 

Visiting educational institution to speak to students

 

On March 8, 2017, Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager, and Ms. Kathy Gagliano, Vice President/Sales Executive, met with President David Gerlach, Board of Trustees member Dr. Jeffery Walker, and General Manager of the campus radio and television department Mr. John Malone of Lincoln College to gather information about internships and employment prospects for Milner Broadcasting. Mr. Milner and Ms. Gagliano also spoke to students about the value of their education and job opportunities in the broadcasting field.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager

Ms. Kathy Gagliano, Vice President/Sales Executive

 

 

 

5

   

Community outreach via the Milner Broadcasting website

 

Milner Broadcasting provides information about employment opportunities to the community through their recent addition of the radio station websites wvli927.com, wivr1017.com, and wfav951.com.

 
 

 

 

 

 

6

   

 

 

 

Speaking engagements

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager, speaks at various locations in the community on a regular basis, including local educational institutions, about the value of education and employment opportunities. Mr. Milner encourages people to visit the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County website, which lists over 3000 current job opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tim Milner, President/General Manager

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

III. RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internship Program

 

Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, LLC places priority on establishing opportunities for communication students pursuing a career in radio. Interns can be assigned short- or long-term opportunities that grow and develop interns’ skills and professional career opportunities. This program is supervised by Mr. Michael Milner, Program Manager. In 2016/2017, Milner Broadcasting employed 3 interns.

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Michael Milner, Program Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

   

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarship Program

 

Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, LLC, plays a vital part in our community’s scholarship programs.  Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, LLC, is a member of the Century Club, an elite group supporting scholarships for Kankakee Community College students. This year Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, LLC, awarded  one $1200 scholarship to Ms. Ariana Torrence.

 

MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC

WVLI-FM / WFAV-FM / WIVR-FM / WYUR-FM

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

AUGUST 1, 2016 – JULY 31, 2017

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report is to comply with Section 73.2080(c) (6) of the FCC’s 2003 EEO Rule. This report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations: WVLI-FM 92.7, WFAV-FM 95.1, WIVR-FM 101.7, and WYUR 103.7-FM. It is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations. To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication.

The information in this Report covers the time period beginning August 1, 2016 to July 21, 2017.

This statement confirms that WVLI/WFAV/WIVR/WYUR consistently adheres to a vigorous enforcement of the FCC EEO Requirements to ensure a genuine equality of opportunity to all when fulfilling our employment needs.

______________________________________

Tim Milner, President/General Manager

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