Equal Employment Opportunity Program Annual Report
Neuhoff Media Danville, LLC WDAN / WDNL / WRHK Danville, Illinois
August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018
There were no full time positions filled during this reporting period.
Supplemental Outreach Initiatives
Co-Sponsoring at least one job fair with organizations in the business and professional community whose membership includes substantial participation of women and minorities
Job Fair – Danville Area Community College
Neuhoff Media Danville co-sponsored and promoted the Career Connections Job Fair 2018 on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Danville Area Community College Mary Miller Gymnasium.
The public was invited to meet area employers who were recruiting for part- time and full-time positions. More than 50 area employers participated in the 2018 Job Fair. Attendees learned about the local job market and the responsibilities and requirements needed in various positions. Neuhoff Media conducted on site interviews with potential applicants for future positions. These interviews were for positions in sales, operations and news. Candidates were presented with information about career opportunities in all facets of our company from sales, on-air, digital and engineering.
Participation in at least four job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in making hiring decisions.
Eastern Illinois University – Career Fair
Neuhoff Media Vice President, Michele Mitchell, attended the Eastern Illinois University Career Fair on March 22nd, 2018. Michele represented all Neuhoff markets in speaking with students about positions in sales, on-air, digital, sports and news. Students were provided information about the company and future opportunities within the company.
Participation in at least four events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting.
Purdue University-Media Ethic Class
Senior Management spoke to Purdue Media Ethic Class on 10/23/2017. All three members of the team gave student a snap shot of a day in the life of a media manager, media sales manager and on-air talent. Future opportunities within the Neuhoff company was presented to the students. Class consisted of 15 upper level Purdue students.
Illinois Broadcasters Association – Media University
Neuhoff Media Vice President, Danielle Outlaw participated in the IBA University at Illinois State University on October 6th, 2017. Speaking at the Bone Student Center on the topic of – “Careers in Media Sales”, Danielle’s presentation centered on the industry in general, Neuhoff opportunities specifically.
Southwest Elementary School Career Day
Neuhoff Danville Operations Manager and On Air Personality Tom Barnes attended Career Day at Southwest Elementary School in Tilton, Illinois on May 11, 2018. Tom spoke to over 60 children in grades 1 to 5 during a two hour session. He discussed his daily job responsibilities along with other with other possible career choices in radio and electronic media, and the education to take towards those career paths.
Participation in other activities designed by the station employment unit reasonably calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be unaware of such opportunities.
Neuhoff Media Summer Media Camp
This annual program featured 15 students attending camp the week of June 18th, 2018 at the Danville Area Community College. The program focused on young people interested in careers in the media field in general, but with an emphasis on radio, television broadcasting and writing. Members of the Neuhoff staff conduct hands on training in announcing, interviewing, reporting and public relations. In its 23rd year, the Summer Media Camp is responsible for a number of current or past staff members.
National Association of Broadcasters – Outreach
Neuhoff Media COO, Michael Hulvey, presented at the NAB Broadcasters Convention on April 10th, 2018. Michael’s presentation about recruitment was attended by students including those from University of
Indianapolis. The remarks included information about careers in broadcasting, future opportunities in the industry and company. The presentation was made on three occasions during the conference.