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ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

KNWA/KFTA


February 1, 2012 ? January 31, 2013
The purpose of the EEO Public File Report (?Report?) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC?s EEO Rule. This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following station(s): KNWA/KFTA
The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning February 1, 2012 to and including January 31, 2013 (the ?Applicable Period?). The FCC?s EEO Rule Requires that this Report contain the following information:
1. A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period;
2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment sources(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of the EEO Rule, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;
3. The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period;
4. Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the Applicable Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies; and
5. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the FCC rules.
Appendices 1, 2 and 3 which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information. Please note that the alphabet letters listed on Appendix 1 under the column entitled ?Recruitment Sources Utilized? refer to the Recruitment Sources listed on Appendix 2.
For purposes of this Report, a vacancy was deemed ?filled? when the hiree began work. A person was deemed ?interviewed? whether he or she was interviewed in person, over the phone or by e-mail.


Section 1: Vacancy Information



Full-Time Positions Filled by Job Title

Recruitment Source of Hiree

Number of Applicants Interviewed

Recruitment Sources Utilized

1

Meteorologist

E

3

A, B, D-E, G-I, O

2

Director of Sales

O

9

A, B, D-E, G, I, L-M, O

3

Producer

B

2

A-B, D-G, I, O

4

Receptionist

I

3

A, B, D-J, O

5

Business Development Manager

O

3

A, B, D-F, G-J, L, M, O

6

Morning Show Producer

P

4

A, B, D-K, O, P

7

Assistant News Director

P

4

A, B, D-K, O, P

8

Producer

O

5

A, B, D-J, O, P

9

Sports Reporter

O

3

A, B, D-K, O, P

10

Account Executive

O

5

A, B, D-J, O

11

                           Photographer                                                                                            O                                 

3

A, B, D-K, O, P

12

Reporter

D

5

A, B, D-K, O, P

13

Account Executive

O

5

A, B, D-J, O, Q

 14  

                               Anchor                                                                                 E                                

5

A, B, D-K, O-Q

15

Account Executive

O

5

A-J, O, Q

  16 Producer O 3 A-K, O, P
17 Morning Show Anchor E 4 A-K, P
18 Reporter E 4 A-K, O, P
19 Account Executive D 4 A-J, O
20 Morning Show Producer O 4 A-K, O-Q
21 Account Executive O 4 A-J, O-Q





Appendix 2 to Annual EEO Public File Report

Covering the Period from February 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013


Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: KNWA/KFTA


Section 2: Recruitment Source Information



Recruitment Source

Contact

Address

Phone

Requested Notice (Y/N)

Total Number of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period

A

Internal Posting

n/a

n/a

n/a

N

1

B

Nwahomepage.biz

n/a

609 W. Dickson St., 3rd Floor
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479.571.5100

N

7

C

Rivervalleyhomepage.biz

n/a

609 W. Dickson St., 3rd Floor
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479.571.5100

N

0

D

Nexstar website

Rachel Anderson

5215 N. O'Connor Blvd.
Ste. 144
Irving, TX 75039

972.373.8800

N

7

E

TVJobs.com

Self-service

n/a

n/a

N

15

F

State of AR Unemployment Office

Rick Reed, Kenya Purifoy                           

2143 W. MLK Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-521-5730            N

             0

G

University of Arkansas

Self-Service

1125 W. Maple
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479.575.2805

N

3

H

University of Arkansas- Ft. Smith

Self-Service

5210 Grand Ave.
Fort Smith< AR 72904

479.788.7017

N

0

I

John Brown University

Self-Service

2000 W. University St.
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

479.524.7282

N

2

J

NWACC

Self-Service

One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

479.636.9222

N

0

K

AR Broadcasters Assoc.

Angie

2024 Arkansas Valley Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72212

501.227.7564

N

0

L

Spots n Dots

Gene McKay

n/a

888.884.2630

N

3

M MediaRecruiter.com Art Scott n/a 303.400.5150 N 3
N TVNewsCheck.com Self-Service n/a n/a N 0
O Employee Referral None n/a n/a N 28
P Internal Candidate None n/a n/a N 18
Q Hispanic Women of Arkansas Margarita 614 E. Emma Ave.
Springdale, AR 72764
479.751.9494 N 0








Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period: 87



Appendix 3 to Annual EEO Public File Report


Covering the Period from February 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013


Station(s) Comprising the Station Employment Unit: KNWA/KFTA


Section 3: Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by KNWA/KFTA




Recruitment Initiative

Description

1

The establishment of an internship program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment

The station sponsors an internship program that allows students to gain practical experience in all areas of our operations, including news, production, sports and weather. During the reporting period, the station hosted a total of 5 interns from the University of Arkansas.

2

Hosting at least one job fair

On April 29, 2012, the station hosted the KNWA Job Expo at the Clarion Inn in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The station's Creative Services Director, Director of Sales and News Director met with prospective candidates and discussed career opportunities at the station and with our company.

3

Providing training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

On June 12, 2012, station managers were provided with training by the company's corporate attorney regarding equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

4

Participation in activities that the licensee has designed to further the goal of disseminating information about employment opportunities in broadcasting to job candidates who might otherwise be unaware of such opportunities

The station produces an entire series related to getting jobs and helping families in the community. The series is entitled "Doing Good" and it runs weekly.

5

Sponsorship of two community events designed to inform the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting

On September 11, 2012, the station sponsored the NWA Business Women's Conference at the John Q. Hammons center in Rogers, AR. The station's Innovative Project Coordinator, Sales Manager, and Local Sales Manager attended the conference.

6

n/a

n/a



This report was revised in April 2013 to address reporting issues.