Sanilac Broadcasting Company
G.B. Broadcasting Company
Annual EEO Public File Report
May 21, 2017 through May 20, 2018
This Annual EEO Public File Report is filed on behalf of WMIC AM, and WTGV-FM, in compliance with the FCC’S EEO reporting requirements. WMIC, AND WTGV-FM, are licensed to Sanilac Broadcasting Company, and also share at least one employee with WBGV-FM, Marlette, which is owned by G.B. Broadcasting with which we have a Broker Agreement.
This Report includes information from May 21, 2017 through May 20, 2018, and is being placed in the Stations’ public files.
Former Sales Representative Lisa Kenny was rehired in January of this year to a 4-days per week position. Also interviewed were Randy Schmitt and Amanda Pentico.
WMIC, WTGV-FM and WBGV-FM are equal opportunity employers that are committed to meeting and surpassing the Stations EEO information dissemination obligations. We also hire the disabled and exceed all guidelines. All full-time job vacancies will be posted with a number of agencies including the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Job Bank, Specs Howard Broadcasting School in Southfield, Michigan Works, national and local minority and professional organizations, and schools throughout Michigan as well as on our website www.sanilacbroadcasting.com
We will continue to actively seek out new recruitment sources to ensure that word of all job openings is distributed to a diverse selection of applicants. We encourage Organizations that refer prospective candidates to contact us so that they may be placed on our mailing list.
In compliance with the EEO record keeping requirements, we will create a file for each position to be filled. This file will have resumes for all people interviewed for the open job.
WMIC and WTGV-FM have an on-going internship program with Sandusky, Marlette Peck, Croswell-Lexington, and Carsonville-Port Sanilac schools. All interns have been paid for all of the time they learned as they worked. These programs are designed to assist qualified students in acquiring skills needed for employment in the broadcast industry. Many of these former interns go on to various colleges and pursue Radio and T. V careers and some have come back to work full time here at Sanilac Broadcasting..
WMIC, WTGV-FM will regularly assess and improve recruitment methods and sources by measuring their effectiveness and making needed changes.
During this reporting period, General Manager Robert Armstrong and Assistant manager Nick Lien conducted tours and discussed broadcasting careers with Sandusky School students in May of 2017
For many years Program Director Stan Grabitz has served on the Graphic Arts Committee at the Sanilac Career Center.
On February 7, 2018 Assistant Manager Nick Lien presented sessions on radio careers from 8:30 am to 3;30pm at Croswell-Lexington High School
On April 25, 2018 Nick Lien participated in a special student interview program for seniors at Croswell-Lexington schools.
On Jan 25, Feb 8 and 22, March 8 and 22, April 12 and 26, and May 10 and 24, Jordan Kenny, a student at Cros-Lex schools and the Sanilac Career Center job-shadowed with Assistant Manager Nick Lien, here at Sanilac Broadcasting.
From June 1, 2017 to August 20, 2017 Jim Pikarski, a student at Baker College served an internship at Sanilac Broadcasting.
Robert Armstrong, General Manager has overall responsibility for equal employment opportunity at the station.