August 2019

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

FOR STATIONS WLDS(AM)/WEAI(FM)

JACKSONVILLE/LYNNVILLE, ILLINOIS

This EEO Public File Report is filed in Stations WLDS(AM)/WEAI(FM)’s public inspection file pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(f) of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) rules.

During the period beginning on August 1, 2018 and ending on July 31, 2019, WLDS-AM/WEAI-FM filled a full time sales position.

The station interviewed a total of two people for the one vacancy.

The following are the recruitment sources used during the period covered in this report and the cumulative number of interviewees referred by each:

WLDS-WEAI                                                                                       2

www.wlds.com                                                                                   0

The Source Newspaper                                                                      0

Attachment A gives information about recruiting, interviewing, and officially filling the sales position.

Attachment B contains a brief description of the Outreach Prong 3 menu options undertaken pursuant to the FCC’s EEO rules during the time period covered by this report.

ATTACHMENT A TO EEO

PUBLIC FILE REPORT

FOR STATIONS WLDS-AM/WEAI-FM

FULL TIME VACANCY EEO INFORMATION

Job Title-Sales Position                                  Recruitment Source that referred the hiree:

WLDS-WEAI

Date Filled the position: June 1, 2019                         Number of people interviewed for the position:

Two

 

Name of Recruitment Source Address Contact Person Telephone Number Total Number of Interviewees Referred by the Source Did the Source Request Notification?
The Source 620 E State

Jacksonville, Il 62650

Marcy Patterson 217-243-3857 0 No
WLDS-WEAI 2161 Old State Road

Jacksonville, Il

62650

Mark Whalen 217-245-7171 2 No
wlds.com 2161 Old State Road, Jacksonville, Il 62650 Gary Scott 217-245-7171 0 No

 

ATTACHMENT B TO EEO

PUBLIC FILE REPORT

FOR STATIONS WLDS-AM/WEAI-FM

During the time period of August 1, 2018 and ending on July 31, 2019, Stations WLDS-AM and WEAI-FM undertook the following Outreach Prong 3 menu option pursuant to the FCC’s EEO rules:

1-Attended the Jacksonville Colleges and Community Career Fair at Illinois College  February 27, 2019. Spoke with 13 students and community people about the career possibilities in radio about the opportunities that radio offers, and handed out six applications. Was attended by General Manager Gary Scott, Sales Manager Mark Whalen, and sales executives Dakota Turpin and Mary Hankins. Thank you letter from organizers is attached to the public file.

2-Attended at Illinois College February 21, 2019 the Two Rivers Vocational Service Area Jobs Fair. Spoke with 16 high school students. Was attended by general manager Gary Scott, sales manager Mark Whalen and account executives Mary Hankins and Dakota Turpin. Thanked for participating in the Annual Two Rivers Education System Career Fair (see attached letter in public file.)

If your organization would like to be contacted regarding future vacancies, please contact Gary Scott at:

Radio Stations WLDS(AM)/WEAI(FM)

2161 East Old State Road

Jacksonville, IL  62650

Telephone: (217) 245-7171

Email: gscott@wlds.com