West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company
DBA Pioneer Public Television
FCC EEO Annual Public File Report
Reporting Period: December 1, 2011 - November 30, 2012
1. Full Time Vacancies
A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the station's employment unit during the preceding year, identified by job title
2. Recruitment Sources Utilized for Each Search
For each such vacancy, the recruitment sources utilized to fill the vacancy, identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number.
3. Recruitment Sources That Referred Hiree For Each Full Time Position Search
The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the preceding year.
4. Total Number of Persons Interviewed By Each Recruitment Source
Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the preceding year and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies.
5. Prong 3 Initiatives
Since Pioneer Public Television is classified as a small market station, we are required to implement at least two initiatives every two-year reporting period (December 1, 2011 - November 30, 2013) as is outlined by the FCC.
For the EEO reporting period of December 1, 2011 – November 30, 2012, We have meet two of the Prong 3 initiatives as follows:
(viii) Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions.
Description: Pioneer Public Television is committed to ongoing staff development and training. During the past reporting period Pioneer Public Television's staff was involved in numerous conferences and seminars. Various staff members were sent to the following conferences.
PBS Technology Conference
(xiv) provision of training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination
Description: Prior to recruitment process, managers are trained on fair hiring practices and employment ad and interview questions are reviewed to comply with EEO and Pioneer Public Television guidelines.