EEO Report


 

 

  

EEO PUBLIC FILE

 

 

 

For the period beginning June 1, 2008 and ending May 31, 2009

Prepared for: Northern Star Broadcasting

 

This report covers the following employment units:

Call Sign

Facility ID Class of Station Community of License LMA (yes/no)

WIMK 64027 C1 -FM Iron Mountain, MI No

WZNL 74549 C3 -FM Norway, MI No

WMIQ 64026 C - AM Iron Mountain, MI No

 

Full Time Hires

The following is a list of full-time positions filled and recruitment sources used for each position:

There were no full-time positions available during this period

Recruitment Activities.

The following FCC recommended activities were engaged in during the period covered by this report.

Northern Star Broadcasting participated in the 2009 Meet & Greet Roundtable discussion sponsored by the Dickinson Area Partnership. It was held on February 10, 2009 at Bay College West Campus from 8:00am till 9:30am. There were over 15 professional businesses represented to discuss information on the economy what works best for recruiting for positions available at their company. Northern Star Broadcasting was represented by Mike Caruso and Dennise Crosson and potential job openings, careers in broadcasting and opportunities for part-time board operators was discussed.

 

 

  • Career/Job Fair

Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

Northern Star Broadcasting hosted and co-sponsored a Career/Job Fair on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Bay College West Campus from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. There were 21 vendors participating answering questions regarding career opportunities. There were over 150 attendees filling out applications and dropping off their resume for possible future employment. People who stopped by The Northern Star Broadcasting booth were given the following handouts. General information on our stations, a list of Michigan educational institutions with broadcasting or related programs, a description of broadcasting jobs and specifically jobs that are available in radio.

Veronica Roberts, General Manager of Northern Star Broadcasting/Iron Mountain , Mike Caruso, Account Manager, Dennise Crosson, Account Manager and Claire Marcell, Account Manager were

available at the Northern Star Broadcasting display to answer questions.

 

  • Career in Broadcast Announcements

Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

Announcements air on Northern Star Broadcasting Station on the First and Sixteenth of each month. Announcements inform the General Public of Careers in the Broadcast field and encourage individuals interested in a career in broadcasting to visit the Northern Star Broadcasting website @nsbroadcasting.com and click on employment for a list of current opportunities and internships.

 

  • Station Tours/Training
  1. Meet & Greet Business Exchange February 10, 2009.
  2. Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

During the year Northern Star Broadcasting has conducted station tours for the Boy Scouts, Girl

Scouts, area high school students as well as extensive training for male & female high school

students to become employed as part-time board operators for all three of our stations.

Steve Ponchaud, Operations Manager for WIMK, Tom Hill, Operations Manager for WZNL, and

Neal Peterson, Operations Manager for WMIQ all participated in conducting these tours and providing the necessary training for these employees.

 

____________________________________________________

Veronica L. Roberts, General Manager WIMK/WZNL/WMIQ

May 31, 2009

906-774-4321

 

 

 

  

EEO PUBLIC FILE

 

 

 

For the period beginning June 1, 2008 and ending May 31, 2009

Prepared for: Northern Star Broadcasting

 

This report covers the following employment units:

Call Sign

Facility ID Class of Station Community of License LMA (yes/no)

WIMK 64027 C1 -FM Iron Mountain, MI No

WZNL 74549 C3 -FM Norway, MI No

WMIQ 64026 C - AM Iron Mountain, MI No

 

Full Time Hires

The following is a list of full-time positions filled and recruitment sources used for each position:

There were no full-time positions available during this period

Recruitment Activities.

The following FCC recommended activities were engaged in during the period covered by this report.

Northern Star Broadcasting participated in the 2009 Meet & Greet Roundtable discussion sponsored by the Dickinson Area Partnership. It was held on February 10, 2009 at Bay College West Campus from 8:00am till 9:30am. There were over 15 professional businesses represented to discuss information on the economy what works best for recruiting for positions available at their company. Northern Star Broadcasting was represented by Mike Caruso and Dennise Crosson and potential job openings, careers in broadcasting and opportunities for part-time board operators was discussed.

 

 

  • Career/Job Fair

Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

Northern Star Broadcasting hosted and co-sponsored a Career/Job Fair on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Bay College West Campus from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. There were 21 vendors participating answering questions regarding career opportunities. There were over 150 attendees filling out applications and dropping off their resume for possible future employment. People who stopped by The Northern Star Broadcasting booth were given the following handouts. General information on our stations, a list of Michigan educational institutions with broadcasting or related programs, a description of broadcasting jobs and specifically jobs that are available in radio.

Veronica Roberts, General Manager of Northern Star Broadcasting/Iron Mountain , Mike Caruso, Account Manager, Dennise Crosson, Account Manager and Claire Marcell, Account Manager were

available at the Northern Star Broadcasting display to answer questions.

 

  • Career in Broadcast Announcements

Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

Announcements air on Northern Star Broadcasting Station on the First and Sixteenth of each month. Announcements inform the General Public of Careers in the Broadcast field and encourage individuals interested in a career in broadcasting to visit the Northern Star Broadcasting website @nsbroadcasting.com and click on employment for a list of current opportunities and internships.

 

  • Station Tours/Training
  1. Meet & Greet Business Exchange February 10, 2009.
  2. Description of Scope of Activity including Positions of Station Personnel involved:

During the year Northern Star Broadcasting has conducted station tours for the Boy Scouts, Girl

Scouts, area high school students as well as extensive training for male & female high school

students to become employed as part-time board operators for all three of our stations.

Steve Ponchaud, Operations Manager for WIMK, Tom Hill, Operations Manager for WZNL, and

Neal Peterson, Operations Manager for WMIQ all participated in conducting these tours and providing the necessary training for these employees.

 

____________________________________________________

Veronica L. Roberts, General Manager WIMK/WZNL/WMIQ

May 31, 2009

906-774-4321

 


EEO WUPK


 

EEO PUBLIC FILE
For the period beginning June I, 2008 and ending Junel, 2009.
Prepared for: Northern Star Broadcasting. L.L.C. (Name of Licensee)
This report covers the following employment Units:
Call Sign         Facility ID       Class of Station     Community of License      LMA (yes/no)
WDMJ              Marquette                B                       Marquette                          No
WIAN                Marquette                C                       Ishpeming                          No
WJPD                Marquette                Cl                     Ishpeming                          No
WNGE               Marquette                A                      Negaunee                           No
WUPK              Marquette                A                      Marquette                          No
A.    Full Time Hires
The following is a list of full-time positions filled and recruitment sources used for each position:
1. Job Title:        Production Director
Date Filled:     April 28.2008
Total # of Interview:__ 5
Recruitment Sources Utilized
(include name of source, address,                                                       # of interviews Referred by
contact person and telephone#                                                           Each Source
+Northern Star Broadcasting website www.nsbroadcasting.com (906) 225-1313   N/A
+Recruitment Ads on WJPD. WNGE. WDMJ & WIAN    (906) 225-1313             N/A
*Marquette Mining Journal   Marquette   (906) 228-2500___________________ N/A
*MI Works    Marquette   (906)228-3075________________________________ N/A
*Northern Michigan University JobSearch Center Marauette (906) 227-2800       N/A
2. Job Title:      On-Air Personality Date Filled:     April 28. 2008 Total # of Interview:    4
Recruitment Sources Utilized
(include name of source, address,                                                       # of interviews Referred by
contact person and telephone#                                                          Each Source
+Northern Star Broadcasting website www.nsbroadcasting.com (906) 225-1313   N/A
*Marquette Mining Journal   Marquette   (906) 228-2500___________________ N/A
*MI Works    Marquette   (906) 228-3075________________________________ N/A
*Northem Michigan University JobSearch Center Marquette (906) 227-2800       N/A
*Michigan Association of Broadcasters website www.michmab.com____________ N/A

 

EEO PUBLIC FILE
For the period beginning June I, 2008 and ending Junel, 2009.
Prepared for: Northern Star Broadcasting. L.L.C. (Name of Licensee)
This report covers the following employment Units:
Call Sign         Facility ID       Class of Station     Community of License      LMA (yes/no)
WDMJ              Marquette                B                       Marquette                          No
WIAN                Marquette                C                       Ishpeming                          No
WJPD                Marquette                Cl                     Ishpeming                          No
WNGE               Marquette                A                      Negaunee                           No
WUPK              Marquette                A                      Marquette                          No
A.    Full Time Hires
The following is a list of full-time positions filled and recruitment sources used for each position:
1. Job Title:        Production Director
Date Filled:     April 28.2008
Total # of Interview:__ 5
Recruitment Sources Utilized
(include name of source, address,                                                       # of interviews Referred by
contact person and telephone#                                                           Each Source
+Northern Star Broadcasting website www.nsbroadcasting.com (906) 225-1313   N/A
+Recruitment Ads on WJPD. WNGE. WDMJ & WIAN    (906) 225-1313             N/A
*Marquette Mining Journal   Marquette   (906) 228-2500___________________ N/A
*MI Works    Marquette   (906)228-3075________________________________ N/A
*Northern Michigan University JobSearch Center Marauette (906) 227-2800       N/A
2. Job Title:      On-Air Personality Date Filled:     April 28. 2008 Total # of Interview:    4
Recruitment Sources Utilized
(include name of source, address,                                                       # of interviews Referred by
contact person and telephone#                                                          Each Source
+Northern Star Broadcasting website www.nsbroadcasting.com (906) 225-1313   N/A
*Marquette Mining Journal   Marquette   (906) 228-2500___________________ N/A
*MI Works    Marquette   (906) 228-3075________________________________ N/A
*Northem Michigan University JobSearch Center Marquette (906) 227-2800       N/A
*Michigan Association of Broadcasters website www.michmab.com____________ N/A