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WKTV EEO Reports February 2013-2014

 

 

WKTV - NEWSChannel 2
UTICA, NY
Annual EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
February 1, 2013 – January 31, 2014


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 2/1/13 - 1/31/14

 

 

 

Full Time Position

Recruitment Sources Used (code)*

Recruitment Source for Successful Candidate (code)*

Total Number Interviewed From All Sources

Source for Interviewees

 

1 General Assignment Reporter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 35 3 35, 35, 43
2 General Assignment Reporter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 42 5 11, 35, 43, 43, 42
3 Morning Producer 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 35 6 35, 35, 42, 42, 11, 35
4

Producer/Web Producer

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 35/42/43 4 35, 43, 35, 35
5 Assignment Manager 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 35 3 35, 42, 2
6

Accounting Coordinator

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 47 5 42, 47, 47, 47, 47
7 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 42
8 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 42
9 Inside Sales Associate 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 42
10 Business Manager 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 47 5 47, 47, 47, 47, 47
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 1 42
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 1 42
13 Master Control Operator 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44 35 9 35, 42, 5, 35, 39, 39, 5, 35, 35
14 Master Control Operator 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 35 14

47, 47, 39, 48, 39, 47, 35, 35, 35, 47, 47, 47, 47, 35

15 Master Control Operator 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44 43 2 43, 43

  *See codes listed below under Recruitment Sources

Total Number Interviewed During Period: 61

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, 5936 Smith Hill Road, Utica, NY 13503. Below is the station’s current active list:

*Recruitment Sources 2/1/13 - 1/31/14  

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 8
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
1 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
2 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 12
8 Utica School of Commerce
201 Bleecker Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  1-800-321-4872
Fax:  315-733-9281
0 15
9 SUNY IT
Attn:  Anthony Panebianco
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY  13502
Phone:  315-792-7500
0 5
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
2 15
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 15
15
 
NAACP - Utica Chapter
6068 Shed Road
Rome, NY  13440
Phone:  315-337-0407
0 15
16 NAACP - Syracuse. P.O. Box 397
Syracuse, NY  13205
Phone:  315-422-6933
0 15
17 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
1721 Black River Blvd.
Rome, NY  13440
Phone:  315-339-2649
Fax:  315-336-0749
0 15
18 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
401 E. German Street
Herkimer, NY  13350
Phone:  315-866-0030
Fax:  315-866-2523
0 15
19 Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
1100 Miller Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-733-4873
Fax:  315-733-8928
0 15
20 Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY  13323
Phone:  315-859-4011
0 15
21 SUNY Oswego
7060 Route 104
Oswego, NY  13126-3599
Phone:  315-312-3065
0 7
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 12
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 0
30 NYS Education Department
VESID
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-793-2536
Fax:  315-793-2724
0 8
31 Utica Community Action
253 Genesee Street
Utica, NY  13501
Phone:  315-797-6473
0 12
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 5
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 18 15
36 www.regionalhelpwanted.com 0 0
37 www.spotsndots.com 0 0
38 www.magid.com 0 5
39 www.tvjobs.com 4 15
40 www.medialine.com 0 15
41 www.sbe.org 0 0
42 Word of Mouth 11 15
43 In-House Postings 6 15
44 Walk-In Applicants 0 15
45 Job Fairs 0 5
46 SUNY at Alfred
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY  14802
Phone:  607-587-4060
0 0
47 http://www.ziprecruiter.com 16 15
48 http://www.jobrapido.com 1 1

  

 

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 2013: 

Jenel Boston participated in the Dance the Night Away Fundraiser for the Good News Foundation.
Jason Powles, Steve McMurray, Kristen Copeland, Dave Dellecese, Bill Kardas, Adam Musyt appear at CNY Home Show

March 2013:

News Staff and other WKTV Personnel participated in Utica’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Bill Kardas participates in Community Readers Day at Jefferson Elem. School.
Bill Kardas meets with students at Barringer Elem. School.
Bill Kardas meets with students at Herkimer Elem. School.
Kristen Copeland read to students at Thea Bowman House
Don Shipman judges Meatball Madness for the Abraham House

April 2013:

Bill Kardas is guest speaker at Little Falls Elem. Morning Program
Bill Kardas is guest reader at Herkimer BOCES Pre-K Program
Bill Kardas is guest speaker at Herkimer ARC Senior Center
Dave Dellecese emcees KIDS Oneida Event
Dave Dellecese participates in media panel for Mohawk Valley Advertising Club
Steve McMurray plays Wheelchair Basketball for Sitrin Rehab Fundraiser
Steve McMurray reads to Pre-K through 5th Grade Students at Frankfort Public Library
Kristen Copeland is guest auctioneer at Zonta Club Champagne Brunch

May 2013:

Dave Dellecese speaks with the Depression Boys, a group of senior citizens who lived through the Great Depression and World War II.
Steve McMurray speaks to 4-H Govt. Intern Program in Oneida County.
Steve McMurray emcees Herkimer Co. Humane Society 100th Anniversary Gala
Bill Kardas takes part in Community Readers Day at Watson Williams Elem. School.
Bill Kardas speaks with senior citizens at Trenton Municipal Building

June 2013:

Dave Dellecese serves breakfast at fundraiser for Herk. Co. Historical Society
Various WKTV staff take part in United Way Fundraiser at Saranac Thursday event
Jason Powles is commencement speaker at Remsen High School.

July 2013:

August 2013:

September 2013:

Steve McMurray emcees Window of Hope Luncheon for Herk. Co. Catholic Charities honoring victims of Valley Shooting spree.

October 2013:

Bill Kardas gives winter weather outlook to NYS Dept. of Transportation Workers
Steve McMurray participates in Leadership Mohawk Valley Media 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 JFK Middle School.

November 2013:
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Bill Kardas gives winter weather outlook to NYS Dept. of Transportation Workers
Bill Kardas participates in career day at Proctor High School.
Joleen Ferris emcees American Girl Fashion Show to benefit Kelberman Center/Autism programs.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton Central School.
Bill Kardas speaks to school students at Harts Hill Elem. School.
Jason Powles, Bill Kardas, Rachel Murphy, and Joleen Ferris, appear at Stuff the Bus Campaign raising money and toys for less fortunate children.

December 2013:

Steve McMurray, Kristen Copeland, Melissa Sullivan, and Katrina Smith appear at Stuff the Bus Campaign raising money and toys for less fortunate children.
Kristen Copeland participates in New Hartford Career Day.
Kristen Copeland participates in Career Day at Oneida Co. BOCES.

January 2014:

Kristen Copeland and Don Shipman judge 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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