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WKTV EEO Reports February 2012-2013

 

WKTV - NEWSChannel 2
UTICA, NY
Annual EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
February 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013

Statement of EEO Policy
WKTV-NEWSChannel 2 and the Smith Broadcasting Group believe in equal employment opportunities for all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected classification.
 

The Company's policy is to hire and promote the most qualified applicants and to comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. 

This policy governs employment and all the company's terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, policies and practices affecting recruitment, recruitment advertising, hiring, promotion, demotion, transfers, reclassification, selection for training, compensation, benefits, company-sponsored educational programs and any other aspect of employment.

 

Full Time Vacancies Filled During Reporting Period 2/1/12 - 1/31/13 

 

 


 

 

Full Time Position

 

 

Recruitment Sources Used (code)*

 

 

Recruitment Source for Successful Candidate (code)*

 

 

Total Number Interviewed From All Sources

 

1

 

Morning Anchor
Reporter

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45

 

39

 

3

 

2

 

Weekend Anchor Reporter

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45

 

43

 

4

 

3

 

Morning Producer

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45

 

35

 

3
 

 

4

 

Producer/Web Producer

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45

 

35

 

3

 

5

 

FT Nightside Director

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44

 

43

 

4


6


Digital Sales Cordinator

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47

 

 

47

 

6


7

General Sales Manager

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 43 1
8 General Station Manager 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 43 6
9 Account Executive 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 6
10 Account Executive 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 2
11 Account Executive 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 2
12 Account Executive 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 2
13 Account Executive 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 1
14 Traffic Manager 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 42 2
15 National Sales Manager 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 43 1

  *See codes listed below under Recruitment Sources

Total Number Interviewed During Period: 46

WKTV - NEWSChannel 2, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact our Business Manager, NEWSChannel 2 by calling (315) 733-0404 or by writing to FCC EEO Officer, NEWSChannel 2, P.O. Box 2, Utica, NY 13503. Below is the station’s current active list:

*Recruitment Sources 2/1/12 - 1/31/13 

 

 

Code No.
 

 

 

Recruitment Source (Name, Address, Contact Person, Phone Number)
 

 

 

Total Number of Interviewees Referred by Source During Recruiting Period
 

 

 

Full Time Positions For Which This Source Was Utilized

1 Oneida County Veterans Services
800 Park Ave.
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 798-5830 
0 0
2 Working Solutions One Stop Center
New York State Office Building, 1st Floor
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 793-2219
Fax: (315) 793-6340
Does_Utica@labor.state.ny.us
0 15
3 Working Solutions One Stop Center
320 N. Prospect Street
Herkimer, New York 13350
Phone: (315) 867-1400
hceta@herkimercounty.org
0 15
4 Working Solutions One Stop Center
1006 Oneida Plaza Drive
Oneida, New York 13421
Phone: (315) 363-2400
Fax: (315) 363-4545
madet@co.madison.ny.us
0 15
5 SUNY College at Oneonta
108 Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY  13820
Phone:  607-436-3500
0 15
6 Lyndon State College
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
P. O. Box 919
Lyndonville, VT  05851
Phone:  802-626-6238
lsc-metchair@lyndonstate.edu 
0 0
7 Herkimer County Community College
Career Counseling Services
100 Reservoir Rd., RMCC 265
Herkimer, NY  13350
Phone:  315-866-0300 x8284
Fax:  315-866-0706 
0 15
8 Utica School of Commerce
201 Bleecker Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  1-800-321-4872
Fax:  315-733-9281
0 14
9 SUNY IT
Attn:  Anthony Panebianco
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY  13502
Phone:  315-792-7500
0 0
10 Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-792-5400
0 0
11 Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Communications
Career Development Center
215 University Place
Syracuse, NY  13244-2100
belichti@syr.edu
0 14
12 Penn State University
Department of Meteorology
503 Walker Building
University Park, PA  16802-5013
Phone:  814-865-0478
Fax:  814-865-9429
meteojobs@meteo.psu.edu 
0 0
13 SUNY at Albany
DAES-ES351
Albany, NY  12222
Phone:  518-442-4556
Fax:  518-442-5825
 
0   0
14 NAACP - Utica Chapter
1212 Seymour Ave.
Utica, NY  13501-4006l
Phone:  315-765-0983
uticanaacp@aol.com
0 14
15
 
NAACP - Utica Chapter
6068 Shed Road
Rome, NY  13440
Phone:  315-337-0407
0 14
16 NAACP - Syracuse. P.O. Box 397
Syracuse, NY  13205
Phone:  315-422-6933
0 14
17 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
1721 Black River Blvd.
Rome, NY  13440
Phone:  315-339-2649
Fax:  315-336-0749
0 14
18 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
401 E. German Street
Herkimer, NY  13350
Phone:  315-866-0030
Fax:  315-866-2523
0 14
19 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
1100 Miller Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-733-4873
Fax:  315-733-8928
0 14
20 Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY  13323
Phone:  315-859-4011
0 14
21 SUNY Oswego
7060 Route 104
Oswego, NY  13126-3599
Phone:  315-312-3065
0 15
22 Utica College
Office of Career Services
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY  13502
Phone:  315-792-3087
Fax:  315-792-3370
careerservices@utica.edu
0 15
23 NYS Teamsters - Local 182
110 Lomond Court
Utica, NY  13502
315-724-3111
0 15
24 MV Resource Center for Refugees
309 Genesee Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-738-1083
Fax:  315-738-1168
info@mvrcr.org
0 15
25 Colgate University
13 Oak Drive.
Hamilton, NY  13346
Phone:  315-228-1000
0 15
26 NYS Broadcasters Association
1805 Western Avenue
Albany, NY  12203
Phone:  518-456-8888
Fax:  518-456-8943
info@nysbroadcasters.org
0 15
27 Neighborhood Center
293 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
Phone:  315-272-2600
0 15
28 Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY  14850
Phone:  607-274-3590
0 15
29 Cornell University
1123 Bradfield Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853
Phone:  607-255-3034
0 4
30 NYS Education Department
VESID
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-793-2536
Fax:  315-793-2724
0 0
31 Utica Community Action
253 Genesee Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-797-6473
0 0
32 SUNY Brockport
Dept. of Earth Sciences
Lennon Hall
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY  14420
Phone:  585-395-2636
0 0
33 Frank N. Magid & Associates, Inc.
1775 Broadway, Suite 1401
New York, NY  10019
Phone:  212-515-4520
Fax:  212-515-4540
newyork@magid.com
0 4
34 WKTV
Attn:  Human Resources
P.O. Box 2
Utica, NY  13503
Phone:  315-733-0404
0 15
  INTERNET SITES & OTHER
   
35 www.wktv.com 2 10
36 www.regionalhelpwanted.com 0 0
37 www.spotsndots.com 0 0
38 www.magid.com 0 5
39 www.tvjobs.com 9 15
40 www.medialine.com 0 15
41 www.sbe.org 0 0
42 Word of Mouth
9 15
43 In-House Postings
11 15
44 Walk-In Applicants
0 15
45 Job Fairs
0 4
46 SUNY at Alfred
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY  14802
Phone:  607-587-4060
0 0
47 http://www.ziprecruiter.com  16 10

  

FCC EEO Menu Initiatives
The new rules also require media employers to participate in longer-term recruitment initiatives by engaging in a minimum number of initiatives set forth in the rules such as job fairs, training, mentoring or participating in events sponsored by organizations interested in broadcast and employment issues.

Below is a list of activities the station has participated in during this current reporting period.

February 2012: 

Hilary Lane participated in the Dance the Night Away Fundraiser for the Good News Foundation.
Don Shipman is celebrity chairman for Red Cross Chili Challenge.
Hilary Lane judges the American Legion’s Oratorical Contest.
Bill Kardas visits 4th/5th graders at New Hartford Elementary School.
Bill Kardas visits  Gen William Floyd Elementary School.
Bill Kardas visits Barringer Rd.  Elementary School in Ilion.
Adam Musyt and Jill Reale visit K-4 students at Bellamy Elem. School in Rome.

March 2012:

News Staff and other WKTV Personnel participated in Utica’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Notre Dame HS Student visits Bill Kardas in Weather Center.
Bill Kardas meets with Cub Scouts at Whitestown Elem. School.
Dave Dellecese makes presentation to Whitesboro Historical Society.
Don Shipman judges Meatball Madness for the Abraham House.

April 2012:

Bill Kardas is guest speaker for MV Teachers Association.
Bill  Kardas is emcee for Sesame St. Live at Stanley Performing Arts Center.
Dave Dellecese emcees Freedom Guide Dogs Anniversary Celebration.
Bill Kardas Guest speaker at Clinton High School Math Awards Banquet.

May 2012:

Steve McMurray assists group presentations at Leadership Mohawk Valley graduation.
Steve McMurray speaks to 4-H Govt. Intern Program in Oneida County.
Hilary Lane organizes and judges Talent Show at Jewish Community Center in Utica.
Hilary Lane emcees Oneida Co. Dairy Princess Pageant .
Bill Kardas visits 4th Grade at Holland Patent Elem. School.
Steve McMurray guest speaker at NYS Fire Chaplains Association Breakfast.

June 2012:

Dave Dellecese serves breakfast at fundraiser for Herk. Co. Historical Society.
Hilary Lane emcees awards dinner for Family Nurturing Center.

July 2012:

NewsChannel 2 provides webstream for first responders to learn about dangers of Bath Salts and other synthetic drugs.

August 2012:

September 2012:

October 2012:

Bill Kardas and Jill Reale publicize and attend SKYWARN Traning Class in Oriskany.
Steve McMurray participates in Leadership Mohawk Valley Media Day.
Kristen Copeland participates in panel discussion to help students prepare for life after college.
Kristen Copeland speaks to High School Students at New Hartford High School Career Day.
Bill Kardas participates in Gourmet Guys to the Rescue to benefit the Utica Rescue Mission.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Dolgeville Elem. School.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Sauquoit Valley Middle School.

November 2012:
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Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Dolgeville Central School.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton Central School.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at NY Mills Elem. School.
Kristen Copeland, Nicole Pitt appear at Stuff the Bus Campaign raising money and toys for less fortunate children.

December 2012:

Dave Dellecese, Steve McMurray, Joleen Ferris, and Don Shipman appear at Stuff the Bus Campaign raising money and toys for less fortunate children.
Dave Dellecese and Bill Kardas read to children at Barnes and Noble.
Bill Kardas, Jill Reale, Adam Musyt attend SKYWARN Training Class.

January 2013:

Bill Kardas made weather presentation at Kirkland Arts Center.
Bill Kardas made weather presentation at Upstate Cerebal Palsy.
Bill Kardas made weather presentation at BOCES in New Hartford.
Kristen Copeland and Don Shipman judged a skating competition in New Hartford.

WKTV provides its on-air newspeople counseling and training three times a year from the station's news consultant, Frank N. Magid & Associates.

 

 

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