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WTVM (TV), COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 thru November 30, 2013)

RECRUITMENT SOURCES USED FOR FULL-TIME VACANCIES

Appendix A includes a list of recruitment sources, indicating name, address, contact person, and telephone number of each as appropriate.  Sources with an asterisk (*) denote organizations that have requested notification of full-time job vacancies.

FULL-TIME POSITIONS FILLED; RECRUITMENT SOURCES USED

[With Hiree's Recruitment Source Noted in Brackets[1]]

Producer (## 2, 4-8, 11-14, 16-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [22]

Regional Credit Manager (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34-35, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [10]

Account Executive (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 24, 27, 29-34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [20]

News Director (##2-8, 10-12, 14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 50-52, 60) [3]

Photojournalist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 38-39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51, 52, 60) [38]

Account Executive (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27,  29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [3]

Producer (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [3]

Account Executive (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [13]  

Digital Content Producer (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 50-52, 54, 56, 60) [56] 

Digital Content Exec Producer (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44 ,46-48, 50-52, 54, 56, 60) [3]  

Reporter/MMJ (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-34, 38-39, 41, 44, 46-48, 50-53, 60) [53] 

Chyron Graphics Producer (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [3] 

Sales Project Coordinator (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [3]   

General Manager (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 25, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 37-41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 55, 57, 60) [37]

Research Director (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [3]  

Digital Sales Specialist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [18]

Photojournalist (##2-8,  10-14, 17-20, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-49, 51-52, 60) [49]

News Video Editor (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 38-39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [38] 

Account Executive (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 25, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [37]  

Producer (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 50-52, 60) [3] 

Executive Producer (##2-8, 10-12, 14, 17-20, 22, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [3] 

News Content Specialist (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 26-27, 29, 31-32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 43-44,46-49 , 51-52, 60) [37]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

News Content Specialist (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 26-27, 29, 31-32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 43-44,46-48 , 51-52, 60) [37] 

Weekend Meteorologist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [25]

Weekend Meteorologist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [25]

AR Assistant/Receptionist (##2-8, 10-14, 17, 19-20, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-49, 51-52, 54, 60) [49]

Digital Sales Specialist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 27-29, 31-32, 34, 37,  39,41-44, 46-48, 51-52, 54, 60) [20]

Master Control Operator (##1-14, 17, 19-20, 25,  27, 29, 31-32, 34, 37- 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [37]

Multi Media Journalist (##2-8, 10-14, 17-20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 39, 41, 43-44, 46-48, 51-52, 60) [25]

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

[1]           The numbers correspond to the numbers in Appendix A.

 

 

 

 

TOTAL INTERVIEWEES FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

121 persons

 

NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEE REFERRALS FROM SOURCES USED

 

#2 (6 persons), #3 (39 persons), #10 (13 persons), #13 (6 persons), #14 (1 person), #18 (4 persons), #20 (8 persons), #22 (2 persons), #25 (6 persons), #26 (5 persons), #37 (16 persons), #38 (6 persons), #41 (1 person), #49 (3 persons), #53 (1 person), #54 (2 persons), #56 (2 persons)

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

 

Appendix B contains a brief description of activities from the FCC Menu of outreach initiatives undertaken during the reporting period, including station personnel involved in the activities.

 

 



                                                                                                                                    Appendix A

 

MASTER LIST OF RECRUITMENT SOURCES

(An asterisk (*) after the source denotes organizations

that requested notification of full-time job vacancies.)

 

No.

Source (name, address, contact person, telephone)

No.

Source (name, address, contact person, telephone)

1.

ccarter@southgatech.edu

Cynthia Carter 229-931-2057 (Eng job postings)

9.

West Georgia Technical College(Eng job posting)

http://www.experience.com/emp/login

2.

www.tvjobs.com

TV Jobs

10.

www.wtvm.com

WTVM Website

3.

www.raycommedia.com

Raycom Media Inter-Station Website

11.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) - http://nahj.ihispano.com as of 1/3/11

 

 

4.

 

Native American Journalists Association (NAJA)

www.naja.com  email posting to jharjo@ou.edu

as of 4/21/11

mark-dreadfulwater@cherokee.org as of 9/11/12

RebeccaLandsberry@naja.com as of 5/2/13

12.

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)

http://jobs.aaja.org/employer/signin_emp.php

5.*

 

AIU - American InterContinental University

3330 Peachtree Rd, NE 

Atlanta, GA  30326

(404) 965-5865 office

(404) 965-5892 fax

tbishop@aiuniv.edu-inactive

careerservices@aiuonline.edu

 

 

13.*

Columbus State University

Director Career Center

4225 University Ave.

Columbus, GA  31907-5645

Attn. Lyn Riggsby (706) 569-3198

Riggsby_lyn@colstate.edu

http://career.colstate.edu

 

6.

 

Troy State University

Counseling & Placement Office

One University Place

Phenix City, AL  36869

Attn. Debbie Lee

dwaltman@troy.edu as of 4/17/07

 

 

14.*

Media Line

Attn. Mark Shilstone, MGR

www.medialine.com

mark@medialine.com

7.*

 

Russell County Department of Human Resources

Attn. Dorothea Williams & H. Shedrick

Dwilliams3@dhr.state.al.us –inactive 10/08

hshedrick@dhr.state.al.us-inactive 10/08

dorothea.williams@dhr.alabama.gov as of 10/08              

15.*

Tillinghurst School

514 Morris Rd.

Columbus, GA  31906-4231

Attn. Barbara Rivers

(706) 685-7687

**requested notification only when the job is for an entry level position no degree/experience  required

8.*

NAACP

Attn. Edward DuBose

514 1st Avenue

Columbus, GA  31901

naacpbranch@bellsouth.net as of 4/17/07 inactive

naacpbranch@yahoo.com as of 10/13/08

16.

www.wxtx.com

Raycom WXTX

 

17.

CVCC - Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 Savage Drive

Phenix City, AL  36867

Cynthia.floyd@cv.edu

Lydia.ashmore@cv.edu inactive 10/11/10

29.

University of Missouri / School of Journalism

Attn. Mike McKean

P.O. Box 838

Columbia, MO  65205

mckeanML@missouri.edu

18.

University of Georgia

Attn. Debi Grayson

Clark Howell Hall/ Career Planning & Placement

Athens, GA  30602

mawells@uga.edu inactive 10/08

www.hireuga.com 10/08

30.

Metro Urban League

Inactive as of 2013

19.

 

Tuskegee Institute

Director of Co Op & Interns

Carnegie Hall 2nd Floor

Tuskegee, AL  36088

sstringer@tuskegee.edu

31.

LaGrange College

601 Broad Street

LaGrange, GA  30240

(706) 880-8177  Fax (706) 880-8013

dcelorio@lagrange.edu as of 4/17/07

dgoldwire@lagrange.edu as of 10/08

20.

 

Auburn University / Dept. of Communications

Attn. Ric Smith

6030 Haley Center

Auburn, AL  36845

fitchme@auburn.edu – inactive 5/24/13

smithrw@auburn.edu

32.

Columbus Technical College

Attn. Mary E. Burrus / Career Placement

928 Manchester Expressway

Columbus, GA  31904

mburrus@columbustech.edu11/06 inactive mail ltr

careerconnections@columbustech.edu 4/17/07

21.

State University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA  30118-0001

klingrell@westga.edu, wmcgukin@westga.edu

inactive 8/08

careerweb.westga.edu

charge a fee – 5/8/13

 

33.

Ohio Center for Broadcasting / Denver Campus

Attn. Mark Lillie

(303) 975-0386

lillie.m@beonair.com inactive

www.funjobsonair.com

22.

Grady College (added 5/31/12)

cbentley@uga.edu

 

News positions

34.

National Minority Business Council Inc

25 West 45th Street, Ste. 301

New York, NY  10036

(212) 997-4753 Fax (212) 997-5102

nmbc@msn.com

23.

Columbus Ledger Enquirer

Classified Department

P.O. Box 2747

Columbus, GA  31994

(706) 324-5526 Fax (706) 576-6236

35.

Georgia Dept of Labor

www.dol.state.ga.us

24.

 Floyd Bryant Agency

Inactive 2013

36.

www.careerbuilder.com

Career Builder

(Ads placed in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer are also listed here at no additional cost)

25.

Walk In/ Word Of Mouth

37.

Employee Referral

 

 

26.

CSU Career Day

38.

Current Employees

27.

 

Clayton State University

Attn. Dan Adams / Career Resource Center

5900 N. Lee Street

Morrow, GA  30260  (770)473-2138

dadams@claytoncrc.org inactive

carladams@clayton.edu  as of 10/08

39.

Albany State University

504 College Drive

Albany, GA  31705

(229) 430-4654

Glorya.Williams@asurams.edu as of 4/17/07

Asurams-csm.symplicity.com as of 7/21/10

28.

Macon State College – www.maconstate.edu

Middle Georgia State College (name change 4/13)

40.

Spots N Dots Website

dai@spotsndots.com

requires a fee 2008 (sales positions)

 

41.

 

Georgia College and State University

Attn. Harold Jenkins / Dir. Of Career Center

231 West Hancock Street

Milledgeville, GA  31061

(478) 445-5384

Jennifer.cash@gcsu.edu as of 4/17/07

Sarah.schanck@gcsu.edu as of 3/7/13

52.

Clark Atlanta University / Career Services Director

Attn. Ernita Hemmitt – ehemmitt@cau.edu

223 James P. Brawley          

Atlanta, GA  30314

(404) 880-6701       

mailto:ehemmitt@cau.eduNew email 11/13/06:  cppc@cau.edu

42.

Linked In – Corporate posts

53.

University of Georgia Job Fair

43.

Annenberg School for Communication and

Journalism

Megan Hutaff – assist director career development (213) 821-1514

meganh@asc.usc.edu

54.

Kennesaw State University

Career Services Center

1000 Chastain Road #0118

Kennesaw, GA 30144

770-423-6553  careerctr.kennesaw.edu 

 

44.

Spelman College

Attn. Harold Bell / Dir. Of Career Planning Dev.

350 Spelman Lane, SW

Atlanta, GA  30314-4399

(404) 270-5273

hbell@spelman.edu as of 4/17/07

55.

New Bay Media

Only Corporate will post here.

45.

Station On Air Announcements

56.

Intern Program

 

46.

Hillsborough Community College

Attn. Dr. Ron Shearer

Radio/TV Department

2112 North 15th Street, PST 134

Tampa, FL  33605

(813) 253-7978

rshearer@hccfl.edu

57.

TV News Check

Only Corporate will post here.

47.

Shorter College

315 Shorter Avenue #2128

Rome, GA  30165

(706) 233-7323 Fax (706) 236-1519

jledbetter@shorter.edu   inactive as of Feb 2011

tmcpherson@shorter.edu

58.

National Association of Black Journalists

NABJ

 Only corporate will post here

48.

Valdosta State University

1500 N. Patterson Street, 2nd Floor

Valdosta, GA  31698

(229) 333-5942  Fax (229) 259-5515

wcollins@valdosta.edu as of 4/17/07

dhargett@valdosta.edu as of 4/29/13

59.

WTVM JobLink

49.

Former Employee

 

 

50. 

Roger Williams University

https://www.myinterfase.com/rwu/job.aspx

60.

FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Comm

Yanela.gordon@famu.edu (850)412-5395

51.

Fort Valley State University

Attn. Romelda Y. Simmons / Dir. Of Career Development Center

1005 State University Drive

Fort Valley, GA  31030

(478) 825-6315 Fax  (478) 825-6471

simmonssr@fvsu.edu11/06 inactive mail letter

simmonsr@fvsu.edu as of 4/17/07

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                        Appendix B

 

 

WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH INITIATIVES

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s):       March 20, 2013                                                                   

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

 

From FCC Menu Category #1, 2 – Sponsors of Job Fair and Career Day  

 

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

 

Sponsors of the Georgia Association of Broadcaster's Job Fair / Career Day held with the Henry Grady College of Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA  in the Tate Center.  WTVM contributes financially to the Job Fair in addition to having participation by station personnel who have substantial responsibility for making hiring decisions.

 

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

Darryl Huger, News Director

Lee Brantley, General Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                        Appendix B

 

WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH INITIATIVES

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s):       September 18, 2013                                                                       

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

 

From FCC Menu Category #1, 2 – Sponsors of Job Fair and Career Day  

 

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

 

Career Expo-To have representatives on hand to recruit for job openings at our station  

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

Chris Robinson -  Assignment Manager

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                   Appendix B

 

 

WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s):       September 2013

      

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

 

From FCC Menu Category #14 – Provide training to management level personnel as to the methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

 

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

 

A Federal Law Update on Unlawful Discrimination training session on how to spot and respond to unlawful discrimination and harassment.  Conducted by Baker Wyche, Esq. III and Stephen Woods, Esq., Ogletree, Deakins

 

 

 

 

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

 

Paul Eriksen – Affiliate Controller

David Williams – Director of Engineering

Adelaide Kirk – General Sales Manager

Holly Steuart – General Manager

Brian Correll – Marketing Director

Darryl Huger – News Director

Janell Lewis – Assistant News Director

Jennifer Cameron – Regional Staff Accountant

 

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

 

                                                                                                            Appendix B

                                                                                 

 

 WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s): December 1, 2012 – ongoing                                                             

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

From FCC Menu Categories #16 – Announcement for On-Air to disseminate information that we are a Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and to gain more organizations interested in job openings

 

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

On Air Announcement to be aired periodically to recruit employees and additional organizations interested in being added to our list for full time job openings

 

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

Robert Brines (Producer), Holly Steuart (General Manager), Eddie Bland (Producer), Brian Correll (Marketing Manager) – announcement was done for both stations.

 


                                                                                                             Appendix B

                                                                                        

 

 

WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s):       December 1, 2012 – ongoing                                                       

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

 

From FCC menu categories #12 – listing of each upper-level category opening in a job bank or newsletter of media trade groups whose membership includes substantial participation by women and minorities.

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

 

Using job banks of media trade groups whose membership includes substantial participation by women and minorities to promote all upper level category openings with our station.  Such job banks include:  aaja.com (Asian American Journalists Association),   nahj.com (National Hispanic Journalists Association), naja.com (Native American Journalists Assoc).

 

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

 

Nicole Bussey – placing the job postings in the job banks to recruit candidates for the openings.

 

 

 


                                                                                                                           Appendix B

                                                                                                                                    

 

 WTVM, COLUMBUS, GA

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

(December 1, 2012 – November 30, 2013)

 

 

Date(s) of Initiative Event(s):       December 1, 2012 - ongoing      

                       

Describe Nature of Initiative:

 

From FCC Menu Categories #5 – Establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment

 

 

 

Describe Scope of Broadcasters' Participation (including names of any other sponsoring or participating organizations):

 

Continuing to offer internship programs to individuals to assist them in acquiring skills to pursue careers in Broadcasting – Samantha Peripnand (Emory University), Amanda Redford (Auburn University), Christina Kleehammer (Columbus State University) and Jasmine Jones (Columbus State University)

 

 

Names of Station Personnel involved in Initiative:

 

Darryl Huger, News Director

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                          

 


[1]           The numbers correspond to the numbers in Appendix A.

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