KNOD EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021
I. A. Sales Representative
1. DATE POSITION FILLED: 10/12/21
2. REFERRING HIRE: KNOD RADIO ON-AIR
3. RECRUITMENT SOURCES: USED ALL SOURCES LISTED BELOW.
II. Master Recruitment Source List
1. Harlan Tribune/News Advertiser/PennySaver/Rocket
Attn: Lori Christensen
1114 7th Street
Harlan, IA 51537
2. Iowa Workforce Development
3. Iowa Workforce Development
Council Bluffs, Iowa
4. Iowa Western Community College
Attn: Jenny Kruger-Electronic Media Studies
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
5. Iowa Broadcasters Association Job Bank Website
P O Box 71186
Des Moines, IA 50325
6. KNOD Radio (On-Air)
7. KNOD Website (WWW. KNODFM.COM)
8. Employee Referral
9. Non-Employee Referral
10. Mail-In, Walk-In, E-Mail by Applicant
III. RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES
1. High School Career Day
Staff spoke with students from Harlan Community High School and AHSTW-Avoca during career event at their schools.
2. Internship Program
Employed 2 students and trained them to perform on-air duties.
Those duties include meter readings, on-air delivery and board operation.
Nick Mahlberg – of Harlan
Gabe Berhendt – of Harlan
3. Speaking at Community Events
Staff spoke at community group meetings and events about working in radio and the various opportunities available.
4. Girl and Boy Scout Groups
Staff gave tours explaining how radio works, also helped Scouts record PSA’s to air for National Girl and Boy Scout weeks.
5. Shelby County 4-H Members
Staff recorded ads concerning National 4-H week. Answered questions and encouraged students to come in and apply for our internship program.
6. Harlan Community FFA Members
Staff helped members record PSA’s, instructing them on how to create professional recordings and encouraged them to apply for our internship program.
7. Area High School Graduates
Staff recorded numerous High School Graduates, explaining how radio works and
Encouraged careers in broadcasting
EEO Narrative Statement
Several recruitment initiatives were utilized by KNOD in the last year. In November 2020, members of our staff spoke with students at the AHSTW career day in Avoca. We have KNOD student and adult on-air internship programs, and have had members of local groups into KNOD for tours and to record. Plus members of our staff have gone out into the community to speak at various group meetings and area events. Those meetings and events include:
October 2020: Shelby County 4-H Club members
November 2020: AHSTW-Avoca School Career Fair
January 2021: Shelby County Catholic School students
February 2021: Harlan FFA members
Local Boy Scout Troup
March 2021: Local Girl Scout Troup
May 2021: Local High School Graduates
July 2021: 4-H and FFA County Fair participants
August 2021: local Boy Scouts
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