EEO PROGRAM FOR WYRM RADIO
Updated to include March 10, 2003 Changes In Regulations
WYRM Radio affords equal employment opportunity in all personnel actions without
race, color, religion, national origin or gender. As a religious broadcaster WYRM has
religious belief as a job qualification for all of their station employees as permitted by the
Federal Communications Commission. WYRM has adopted this EEO Program that is
assure wide dissemination of information about each full-time job opening throughout the
1. Responsibility For Implementation
WYRM Radio has designated Jim Fraser, General Manager, with the responsibility
for the implementation of the station’s EEO Program.
2. Policy Implementation
The EEO Program is communicated to the employees and community through a variety
of manners including, but not limited to:
A. Utilizing an employment application form that contains a notice informing
job applicants that discrimination is prohibited. (See Appendix 1)
B. Utilizing an Employee Policy and Procedure Manual that all employees
must read and testify with signed acknowledgement. Manual contains
the station’s EEO Policy. (See Exhibit 2)
C. WYRM has posted in its Break Room the mandatory State and Federal EEO
Employer Postings for employees and applicants to view.
D. Provide information on full-time job openings to a variety of
recruitment sources, upon their request, sufficient to ensure wide
dissemination of information throughout the entire community. (See Appendix 3)
E. Acknowledge receipt of all résumé’s and inquiries for employment
in a letter that states WYRM is an equal opportunity employer. The station will
keep on file all resumes for one year and notify applicants of any job openings for
which they are qualified.
F. WYRM will participate in supplemental initiatives so as to create a general
interest in broadcast employment, rather than recruitment for specific
G. WYRM will comply with the record keeping requirements to insure
compliance with the Commission’s EEO requirements. This includes:
The job title and date of all full-time hires;
The name, address, contact person and telephone number of each
recruitment source used to fill each full-time vacancy (including all
organizations entitled to automatic notification);
Dated copies of all advertisements, bulletins, letters, faxes, emails or
other communications announcing full-time vacancies;
Documentation necessary to demonstrate the performance of
supplemental outreach initiatives, including full disclosure of the nature
of the activity, the scope of the station’s participation and station
personnel involved; and
The total number of interviewees for each full-time vacancy and the
referral source for each interviewee and hiree.
H. WYRM will publish once a year in its monthly newsletter the station’s EEO
WYRM Radio utilizes a variety of techniques to attempt to increase job applicants to
not limited to:
A. Mail, fax or electronically transfer to organizations that assist job seekers who
request information on full-time vacancies. (See Appendix 3)
B. Provide an instructor that will teach a communications class at Evangel High
School to attract potential employees and create a general interest in the
C. Provide internships to students in communications who are attending local area
D. WYRM will maintain a recruitment file of possible candidates.
E. WYRM will make “on-air” announcements for vacancies and include a statement
that WYRM is an equal opportunity employer.
4. FCC Reports and Filings
A. WYRM has on file FCC Form 396 describing all pending or resolved EEO complaints
and a narrative statement of the station’s efforts to achieve broad and inclusive outreach
during the previous two years (or since 03/10/03 if less than two years) and a copy of the
two most recent annual EEO public file reports.
B. On the fourth anniversary of our renewal filing, WYRM Radio will submit midterm
reports on FCC Form 397 including our two most recent public file reports and the
name and title of the person responsible for EOO implementation.
WYRM has not received a single complaint regarding its EEO Program.
6. Public File
WYRM will comply with the FCC posting requirements. On each anniversary of the date
of filing a renewal application, WYRM will place in our local public inspection file (and
post on our web site) the following information covering hiring and activities during the
used to fill each vacancy (including each organization entitled to automatic
Approved for implementation: