EEO Report

EEO Public File Report

The purpose of this Annual EEO Public File Report for Broadcast Stations (this

“Report”) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the Commission’s EEO Rules.

This report has been prepared on behalf of the station employment unit (the “Station

Employment Unit”) which is comprised of the following broadcast stations: KHBZ FM and

KHOZ AM (the “Reporting Station”) is intended to be placed in the public

inspection files, and on the website, of any of the Reporting Station by the applicable

Commission deadline.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period from February 1, 2015 to,

and including, January 31, 2016 (the “Reporting Period”). The Commission’s EEO

Rules require that this Report contain the following additional information:

A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Reporting Station during the Reporting

Period, identified by job title;

For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if

applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of

the Commission’s EEO rules, which should be separately identified), identified by name,

address, contact person and telephone number;

Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed during the preceding year;

The recruitment source that referred the potential employee for each full-time vacancy

during the Reporting Period;

Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the

Reporting Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment

source utilized in connection with such vacancies;

A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2)

of the Commission’s EEO Rules during the Reporting period.


KHOZ-AM – Facility ID #26234

KHOZ-FM – Facility ID #26235

FCC 396 – Narrative Statement

KHOZ, LLC is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at our radio

stations. Community organizations that wish to receive a listing of our vacancy information

should contact Laura Miller at 870-741-2301. Anyone interested should visit for an online listing of job openings at all Earls Family Broadcasting


KHOZ Radio, LLC are equal opportunity employers. Women and minorities are encouraged to


Full time employees as of January 31, 2016

General Manager – Steve Willoughby

#1 Sales Position – Charita Brashers

#2 Sales Position – Michelle Cochran

#3 Sales Position – Tracy Horton

News Reporter #1 – Shannon Cay Bowers

Operations Manager – Josh Grisham

Program Director – Rob McBee

Sports Director – Scott McCaulley

Studio Engineer – Stefanie Wright

Office / Traffic Manager – Laura Miller

Vacancies Filled February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016

Account Executive Position (#4)

Position opened

Sales position #4 filled August 2015 by Larry Lay

Number of interviews – 14

Recruitment Source – Employee Referral

News Reporter

Full Time Position opened

Position filled March 2015 by Shannon Bowers

Number of interviews – 2

Recruitment source – Employee Referral


Full Time Position opened

Position filled May 2015 by Laura Miller

Number of interviews- 4

Recruitment source – Radio Ad

Total number of interviews conducted February 2015 through January 2016 – 23

Number of Interviews Per Recruitment Source

Radio ads – 8

Website ads – 2

Employee Referral – 2 – 0 – 2

Branson Sr. Center – 0

College of the Ozarks – 0

Ozarks Technical College – 0

SW Baptist University – 0

Missouri State University – 0

Central Baptist College – 0

Baptist Bible College – 0

NW Missouri State University – 0

All Access Radio – 2

Craigslist – 5

MoWorks – 2

Boone County Senior Center – 0

Arkansas Workforce Center – 0

Arkansas Job Link – 0

University of Arkansas Career Center – 0

Supplemental Recruitment Initiatives

Internship Program

Recruitment effort performed through area high schools and colleges by offering

Internship Program information in all Career Days attended. Interns learn all

aspects of broadcasting; studio knowledge, sales and marketing, business and

community projects.

2014-2015 interns included one student intern from College of the Ozarks who

was majoring in Mass Communications.

Career Days and Job Fairs

College of the Ozarks Spring Career Day held April 14, 2015

Station representatives manned booth, distributed station information and

employment applications and presented information on station’s internship


North Arkansas College 2015 College of Business and Technology Job Fair held

March 12, 2015. Station representative manned booth, distributed station

information and employment applications and presented information on station’s

internship program.

Media Participation in Education

2014 – 2015 School year (September 2014 through May 2015) Teacher of the

Month awarded to teachers in area schools. Janet Ellis and various station

representatives and sponsors presented awards and class party. Various aspects of

broadcasting were discussed with a question and answer session for the students.

Sound bytes of teacher and class recorded and aired. Pictures, sound bytes and

brief synopsis posted on website each month.

May 29, 2015 – Josh Grisham and Skylar Skidmore participated in the Branson

Elementary School “Career Day on Wheels” with a station vehicle present and

giving information on careers in broadcasting to the children. They later spoke to

a classroom on that same topic.

September 16, 2015 – Steve Willoughby spoke to the organization, Jesus Was

Homeless, regarding careers in broadcasting.

October 2015 – KHOZ Health Fair participants.

Management Level Employment Training

Employment training for upper level management conducted by company CEO

held at quarterly manager’s meeting.

Seminars hosted by Missouri Broadcasters Association annual convention

attended by upper management.

Subscription to “Manager’s Legal Bulletin” for station and office managers.

Recruitment Sources website

Radio ads on KOMC, KRZK, KHBZ, and KHOZ

Branson Senior Center, Sylvia Moore, 201 Compton Ridge, Branson, MO 65616,


Missouri Career Center,

(Missouri Division of Employment Security).

College of the Ozarks, Career Center, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726,


Ozarks Technical College, 1001 E. Chestnut Exp., Springfield, MO 65802, 417-


Missouri State University,

901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897, 417-836-500

All Access,


North Arkansas College, 1515 Pioneer Dr., Harrison, AR 72601, 870-743-3000

Boone County Senior Center, 1516 Rock Springs Rd., Harrison, AR 72601, 870-741-1505

Arkansas Workforce Center, 818 Hwy 62/65, Harrison, AR 72601, 870-741-8236

Arkansas Job Link, Anna Howard, North Arkansas economic Development District,

University of Arkansas, Career Center, Fayetteville, AR

Harrison Daily Times