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Annual Employment Report:
Employment Unit WVOK AM/FM
Period Covered: 12/01/15 – 12/01/16

Outreach Effort

Job Fair
APRIL 18th 2016 WOODARD BROACASTING held a JOB FAIR inside the Quintard Mall in Oxford.  Leading up to the job fair WOODARD BROADCASTING ran 2 announcements a day about it for TWO calendar weeks APRIL 4TH 2016 through APRIL 18TH 2016 for a total of approx 30 mentions.   This job fair was from 10:00am until 1:00pm with General Manager Chuck Woodard, Operations Manager Steve Stevens were on location to hand out information packets about the different jobs available at WOODARD BROACASTING in Management, Traffic, Sales and Programming.  During the 3 hours during at this job fair we encouraged people to fill out applications. The information packets covered how to apply and where to apply in the event of an opening and instructed future applicants to check on our website for job postings at WWW.979WVOK.COM.  Approx 15-20 people showed up to fill out applications and to learn more about WOODARD BROADCASTING and to fill out applications and handed us their resumes.

 

OCTOBER 17th 2016 WOODARD BROADCASTING held the 2nd of their required job fairs in the Quintard Mall in Oxford from the hours of 11:00am-1:00pm.  Operations Manager Steve Stevens was on hand to answer any and all questions about employment with WOODARD BROADCASTING COMPANY and to accept applications and to hand out information packets about the different jobs available with WOODARD BROADCASTING. These jobs included Traffic, Programming, Sales and Management.  Leading up to this job fair WOODARD BROADCASTING ran 2 announcements a day about it for 2 calendar weeks from October 3rd 2016 through October 17th 2016 resulting in approx 30 mentions.  At this job fair we instructed listeners to check on our website for all job postings at WWW.979WVOK.COM .  We had approx 20 people to show up and inquire about employment.

 

Outreach Announcements
Whether or not a specific position is available, the Woodard Broadcasting Group Oxford airs: 30

spots on its stations. The spot instructs the work force in our community of license as follows:

WVOK is always looking for bright, qualified individuals to fill open job positions. If you are

interested in being part of the WVOK team, visit the jobs section of 979WVOK.COM Once again, employment information is available in the jobs section of our website at 979WVOK.COM. WVOK is an equal opportunity employer”   52 announcements were aired on WOODARD BROADCASTING between December 1, 2015 thru December 1, 2016 Monday - Sunday

6A-6A. Spots will continue to air throughout 2017.

Secondly, WOODARD BROADCASTING aired 52:30 spots seeking organizations that provide job services:

“WVOK is an equal opportunity employer. Any organization or educational institution that maintains a job bank, provides employment information or job referrals may ask to receive our job listings”

Here are the recruiting services WOODARD BROADCASTING will post openings with in the event of a job vacancy.

AlabamaStateemployment service 1721 Oxmoor Rd # 109, Birmingham, AL 35209 - (205) 870-3275

Contractors Staffing Inc. 1304 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201- (256) 237-9003

Alabamabroadcaster’s Association job bank – fax 205-982-0015

The Anniston Star 4305 McClellan Blvd. Anniston, AL 36206 - (256) 236-1551

Jacksonville State University Placement service- 207 Merrill Hall 700 Pelham Road North Jacksonville, Alabama 36265 phone….256-782-5482

GadsdenState1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, AL 35903 phone (256) 549-8200

Talladega College Career Planning and Placement service TalladegaCollege
627 Battle Street West Talladega, AL 35160Phone (866) 540-3956

 

 

Station Web Sites
979WVOK.COM
This site contains a section “JOBS” explaining what the different jobs WVOKFM/AM provides and how to apply for these jobs if one comes available. 

Internship Program
 

This calendar year JSU didn’t provide any interns for us from this University as they usually will do but plan on having them in 2017 however we did have 2 students from local high schools.

From Weaver High School we had 12th grader Hailey Sullivan from January 18th 2016 – January 24th 2016

From The Donoho School 11th grader Garrett Steed was our intern March 7th 2016 – March 11th 2016

 

WOODARD BROADCASTING did take part in Hokes Bluff Career day at their high school on November 9th 2016. WOODARD Broadcasting’s Operation Manager Steve Stevens met with many students and actually spoke with several classes on careers in radio broadcasting. He also took some of the equipment that we use at our stations such as headphones, mics, tie-line.

 

 

 

 

                       
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If you have questions concerning this report please contact Chuck Woodard (General Manager) or Steve Stevens (Operations Manager) during business hours (256) 835-1580

 

 

 

                      

 

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