EEO Public File Report
February 1st 2013 - January 31st 2014
Narrative Statement Of Supplemental EEO Outreach Activities:
1. KTPK participates in job/career fairs through attendance by station personnel who have substantial responsibilities in making hiring decisions.
KTPK participated in a career fairs at Washburn University in February 2013 and September 2013. The station’s Promotions Director, General Manager, New Media Director and Program Director attended.
2. KTPK provides training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal opportunity and preventing discrimination.
KTPK Management Training of EEO Procedures.
KTPK Department Managers met on January 2013 to review EEO hiring procedures and discussed methods to ensure equal employment opportunities and preventing discrimination. Subjects discussed included: Dissemination of EEO information; Recordkeeping and reporting requirements; Satisfying FCC for Supplemental EEO Outreach Activities; and other EEO related material.
3. KTPK participates in programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting. We have had 5 interns in the past year interning for college credits.
KTPK General Manager taught a “Creative Advertising” class at Washburn University Spring and fall semesters, 2013.
KTPK General Manager (Jim Allan) participates in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to support potential and commitment in promising future broadcasters, encourage a high standard of professionalism in the industry, foster a strong relationship between higher education and the profession and promote a greater understanding of journalistic ethics and societal responsibility of broadcasters.
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters makes available several thousand dollars annually in scholarship awards. KTPK contributed by airing a schedule of public service announcements announcing the scholarships available and provided application forms to individuals who wished to apply for the scholarships.
4. KTPK conducts an intern program designed to assist members of the community to acquire skills needed for broadcast employment.
We have had 2 interns in the last year learning the skills needed to enter the broadcast world.
KTPK’s internship program accepts applications from interested individuals. KTPK’s internship program is designed to provide students with an experienced - based understanding of a commercial broadcast radio station.
Students are afforded the opportunity to apply for a position with any of the departments. The interns receive hands
on experience in all aspects of the department in which assigned.
Individuals may apply for an internship by sending a cover letter and resume to: KTPK Radio Attn: General Manager 1210 SW Executive Drive Topeka, Ks. 66615
Total number of interviewees for all Full time positions 23
For Position 1, all of the recruitment sources listed on Attachment A were used. The www.allaccess.com candidate was chosen to fill the position.
For Position 2, all of the recruitment sources listed on Attachment A were used. An Internal Candidate was chosen to fill the position.
For Position 3, all of the recruitment sources listed on Attachment A were used. The employee referral was chosen to fill the position.
For Position 4, all of the recruitment sources listed on Attachment A were used. An Internal Candidate was chosen to fill the position.
For Position 5, all of the recruitment sources listed on Attachment A were used. Position remains open as of January 31st 2014.
There is attached list of the employment recruitment sources utilized by the station (Attachment A).
There is also attached hereto a narrative description of the station’s Supplemental EEO Outreach Activities (Attachment B).
Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refer job seekers to employers may request KTPK (FM) to provide them with information about full-time openings at the station. Such requests must include the organization’s name, mailing address, e-mail address if applicable, telephone number and contact person, and identify the category or categories of job openings for which it requests notices. Requests should be directed to Jim Allan at KTPK (FM), 1210 SW Executive Drive Topeka, Ks. 66615. KTPK is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EEO Public File February 1 2013-
January 31, 2014
Recruitment Sources / Total # of Interview Referrals per source
Topeka, Kansas Attachment A
Black Women's Network,
Rebecca Wheaton PO BOX 67232 Topeka, KS 66667
P.O. Box 4862 Topeka, KS 66604
DeVry Institute of Technology
Karen Coller/Career Services
11224 Holmes Rd Kansas City, MO 64131
Emporia State University
Kathy Owens/Career Services
1200 Commercial Emporia, KS 66801
Everywoman's Resource Center
1100 SW Wanamaker Rd. Ste. 101 Topeka, Ks. 66604
The International Black Student Alliance Lazone Grays
629 SE Quincy, Ste. 102 Topeka, KS 66603
United Tribes Terry Slater/Job Development,
3301 Thrasher Road White Cloud, KS 66094-4028
Kansas Advisory Committee on Hispanic and Latino Affairs,
900 SW Jackson Ste. 100 Topeka, Ks. 66612
Kansas University Office of Diversity,
Mirta Chavez Director Multicultural Programs and Services,
224 Anderson Hall Manhattan, Ks 66506,
Kaw Area Vo- Tech / Washburn Tech,
5724 Huntoon, Topeka, Ks. 66604
NAACP of Topeka
PO Box 1451 Topeka Ks. 66601
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036
Topeka Youth Project / George Wong
2901 SW Burlingame Rd. Topeka, Ks. 66611
Topeka Workforce Center /
Cheryl White or Anna Marie Tetuan,
1430 SW Topeka Blvd. Topeka, Ks. 66612
(785) 235- 5627
University Of Kansas
Journalism Career Center / Patty Noland
120 Stauffer-Flint Hall Lawrence, Ks. 66045
University Of Kansas Office of Multicultural Affairs
1299 Oread Ave. Lawrence, Ks 66045
Washburn University /Mass Media Department,
Regina Cassell, Student Media Faculty Advisor and Internships,
Henderson Learning Center 3rd Floor, Room 313,
1700 SW College Ave, Topeka Ks. 66621
Washburn University Office of Multicultural Affairs,
Morgan Hall Room 110,
1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, Ks. 66621
Pittsburg State University,
Tawnya Bach, Adjunct Professor,
Grubbs Hall Room 215, 1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Ks. 66762
Ft Hays State University
600 Park Street, Hays, Ks. 67601
(785) 626- 3478
Wichita State University,
Elliott School of Communication,
1845 Fairmont, Box 31, Wichita, Ks.67260
Wichita State University Career Services,
2013 GW 1845 Fairmont, Wichita, Ks.67260
Kansas State University,
AQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications,
105 Kedzie Hall,
Manhattan, Ks. 66506
(785) 532- 6890
National Association of Broadcasters,
1771 N Street NW Washington, DC 20036
1918 SW Sieben Ct. Topeka, Ks. 66611
1210 Executive Dr, Topeka Ks. 66605
* Denotes recruitment sources which requested job notification announcements (no such requests received)