EEO Public File Report 2015

VOX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP LLC

BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.

 

EEO Public File Report

(For the period 12/01/2014 to 11/30/2015)

Pittsfield, Massachusetts Employment Unit

WBEC (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 2714)

 WUPE (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71436)

 WBEC-FM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71437)

        WNAW (AM), North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4823)

WUPE-FM, North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4821)

           WSBS (AM), Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4820)

 

Full-Time Job Title Date Position Opened Date Position Filled Recruitment Source for each Hiree, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice Recruitment Source by number from list below  for each Interviewee, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice
#1 Sales Rep-WNAW 1/31/15 2/9/15 #3 Berkshire Job Works 5 interviews

3,3,3,3,12

#2 Sales Rep-WNAW 3/2/15 3/16/15 #3 Berkshire Job Works 3 interviews

3,3,12

#3 Sales Rep-WSBS 5/30/15 7147/15 #3 Berkshire Job Works 6 interviews

3,3,3,3,3,3

#4 Sales Rep, WUPE AM & FM; WBEC AM & FM 11/4/15 n/a n/a 3 interviews (in person)

3,3, 12,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECRUITMENT SOURCES   

 

 

 

**SOURCE #1

BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1350 WEST ST.

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

STUDENT AFFAIRS

TEL:   499-4660

CONTACT:  John Cornman

Tel:  236-1611

E-MAIL:  jcornman@berkshirecc.edu

 

 

**SOURCE #2

GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER

165 EAST STREET

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

TEL:  442-5174

E-MAIL:  marthar@brighamcenter.org

 

**SOURCE #3

BERKSHIRE JOB WORKS

160 NORTH ST.

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

TEL:  499-2220 x 111

E-MAIL:  bemanuel@berkshireworks.org

 

 

**SOURCE #4

THE NEW SCHOOL OF RADIO

7 Harriman Campus Rd.

ALBANY, NY  12206

TEL: 518 438-7682

Cathy Taylor

E-MAIL:  ctaylor@nsrt.org

 

 

**SOURCE #5

MILDRED ELLEY

505 EAST ST.

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

TEL:  499-8618

FAX:  442-2269

Contact:  Jillian Fleming

E-MAIL:  jfleming@mildred-fleming.edu

**SOURCE #6

MCCANN TECH

70 Hodges Class Rd.

No. Adams, MA 01247

Kathy Millard/Principal

TEL:  413 663-5383x 104

FAX:  413 664-9424

E-MAIL:  kmillard@mccanntech.org

 

 

**SOURCE #7

UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK

AMHERST, MA 01002

413-545-2224

fax:  1413 545-4426

e-mail:  CCNhelp@acad.umass.edu

 

 

**SOURCE #8

MCLA

HR DEPT

375 CHURCH ST.

NORTH ADAMS, MA  01247

413-662-5373

E-MAIL:  hr@mcla.edu or susan.bailey@mcla.edu

 

 

**SOURCE #9

MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
43 RIVERSIDE AVE
PMB 401, MEDFORD, MA 02155
PHONE: 800-471-1875
FAX: 800-471-1876

http://www.massbroadcasters.org

 

 

 

**SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
75 North Street, Suite 360
Pittsfield, MA 01201
E-MAIL:   info@berkshirecreative.org
(413)822-8324

 

 

 

**SOURCE #11

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND

INTERNAL CANDIDATES

 

 

SOURCE #12

VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP

On Air Announcements

Email: jobs@live959.com/jobs@wupe.com

FAX:   413 442-1590 -Pittsfield

FAX:   413 528-2162 – Gt. Barrington

FAX:   413 662-2143 – No. Adams

 

 

SOURCE #13

BERKSHIRE EAGLE

75 S. CHURCH ST.

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

TEL:  496-6305

FAX:   499-3419

 

 

SOURCE #14

PITTSFIELD GAZETTE

38 WEST ST.

PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

CONTACT:  JONATHAN LEVIN

TEL:  443-2010

FAX:  443-2445

 

SOURCE #15

ALL ACCESS

28955 Pacific Coast Highway

Suite 210

Malibu, CA 90265

Tel: 310-457-6616

WEB PAGE JOB SITE: www.allaccess.com

 

 

SOURCE #16

Craig’s List

On Line Webiste

 

 

 

SOURCE #17

Westfield State University

Career Center
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086
413.572.5206
413.572.5475 fax
 

 

A:  Initiative:  Internet Program

 

Vox Communications uses its station’s websites to provide general information about its job vacancies including what skills and qualifications are needed to fill the specific positions.  Each station’s website provides an employment opportunity page or section which includes information about job fairs and other employment outreach efforts in which the stations are participating as well as links to regional help wanted job sites.

 

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES BY EACH

RECRUITMENT SOURCE 2015

Yearly Period Beginning:  12/1/2014                        Ending:  11/30/2015

 

Total Number of Persons Interviewed for Full-time Vacancies: 17

SOURCE

TOTAL # INTERVIEWED

TOTAL # HIRED

 

 

 

SOURCE #1

 

 

BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS 14 3
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
 

SOURCE

TOTAL # INTERVIEWED

TOTAL # HIRED

SOURCE #4

THE NEW SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING
ALBANY, NY
SOURCE #5    
MILDRED ELLEY    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
 
SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
No. Adams, MA 01247
 
SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002

 

 

     
SOURCE #8
MCLA
NORTH ADAMS, MA  01247
 
SOURCE #9
MASS. BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
MEDFORD, MA 02155
     
SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
Pittsfield, MA 01201
 
SOURCE #11
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND    
INTERNAL CANDIDATES    
 
SOURCE #12
GAMMA BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP 3
 
SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

 

SOURCE #15

 

 

ALL ACCESS
Malibu, CA 90265
 
SOURCE #16
Craig’s List
On Line Webiste
 
SOURCE #17    
Westfield State University    
Westfield, MA 01086    
 
 

 

 

 

NAME OF PERSON TO CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

 

Todd Lee

Operations Manager

413-499-3333

todd@wupe.com

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH

 

INITIATIVES SHEET-YEAR 2015

 

Continuation of an internship program.  This internship program is designed to educate students about careers in radio broadcasting.  Any student is eligible to apply for the internships. The internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Each candidate is interviewed by the stations’ Operations Manager. The number of interns selected depends upon the number of applicants and the projected workload during the internship period. Management at the stations works with administrators at local schools to locate eligible and interested students. Some of the duties an intern may perform include, but are not limited to the following: music research, on-air board operation, clerical work, phone answering, accompanying announcers on remote broadcasts, assisting with promotion duties, commercial writing, production of commercials, music scheduling, call screening and scheduling of guests.

 

This summer with support provided by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Gamma Broadcasting provided an internship to Ruth LaRagione [laragioner@rider.edu]. This internship ran from June 1 through august 22, 2015.

 

Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting  participated in a Job Fair with Berkshire Works on September 30, 2015 from 9am until 1pm at The Crown Plaza in Pittsfield.  The Job Fair was promoted on all of our radio stations with at least 7 promos a day from 9148/2015 until 9/29/2015. Attending and representing Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting: Todd Lee, Operations Manager and Victoria Spenser, Sales Manager.

 

Vox Berkshire Radio Group provides training to current employees involved in office, sales, promotion and news departments which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion.  One employee were trained and promoted for the sales department during this time period.

 

 

VOX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP LLC
BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.

EEO Public File Report
(For the period 12/01/2013 to 11/30/2014)

Pittsfield, Massachusetts Employment Unit
WBEC (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 2714)
WUPE (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71436)
WBEC-FM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71437)
WNAW (AM), North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4823)
WUPE-FM, North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4821)
WSBS (AM), Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4820)

Full-Time Job Title Date Position Opened Date Position Filled Recruitment Source for each Hiree, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice Recruitment Source by number from list below for each Interviewee, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice
#1 Air Talent-
WBEC-FM 1/31/2014 2/18/14 #11 Professional Reference/Internal Candidate 5 interviews (in person & phone)
3,4,9,11, 16
#2 News Director, Gamma Broadcasting 12/31/13 2/3/14 #11 Professional Reference/Internal Candidate 3 interviews(in person & phone) 11,16, 17

#3 Sales Rep, Gamma Broadcasting 4/30/2013 5/16/14 #11 Professional Reference/Internal Candidate 5 interviews (in person)
11, 11, 12, 17, 17
#4 Station Manager & Sales –WNAW AM 1/31/14 2/17/14 #11 Professional Reference/Internal Candidate Professional excemption
#5 Sales Rep-WSBS 6/27/14 7/7/14 #11 Professional Reference/Internal Candidate 5 interviews
12,12, 17,17,17

RECRUITMENT SOURCES

**SOURCE #1
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1350 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
STUDENT AFFAIRS
TEL: 499-4660
CONTACT: John Cornman
Tel: 236-1611
E-MAIL: jcornman@berkshirecc.edu

**SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER
165 EAST STREET
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 442-5174
E-MAIL: marthar@brighamcenter.org

**SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS
160 NORTH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 499-2220 x 111
E-MAIL: bemanuel@berkshireworks.org

**SOURCE #4
THE NEW SCHOOL OF RADIO
7 Harriman Campus Rd.
ALBANY, NY 12206
TEL: 518 438-7682
Cathy Taylor
E-MAIL: ctaylor@nsrt.org

**SOURCE #5
MILDRED ELLEY
505 EAST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 499-8618
FAX: 442-2269
Contact: Jillian Fleming
E-MAIL: jfleming@mildred-fleming.edu

**SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
70 Hodges Class Rd.
No. Adams, MA 01247
Kathy Millard/Principal
TEL: 413 663-5383x 104
FAX: 413 664-9424
E-MAIL: kmillard@mccanntech.org

**SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002
413-545-2224
fax: 1413 545-4426
e-mail: CCNhelp@acad.umass.edu

**SOURCE #8
MCLA
HR DEPT
375 CHURCH ST.
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
413-662-5373
E-MAIL: hr@mcla.edu or susan.bailey@mcla.edu

**SOURCE #9
MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
43 RIVERSIDE AVE
PMB 401, MEDFORD, MA 02155
PHONE: 800-471-1875
FAX: 800-471-1876
http://www.massbroadcasters.org

**SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
75 North Street, Suite 360
Pittsfield, MA 01201
E-MAIL: info@berkshirecreative.org
(413)822-8324

**SOURCE #11
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND
INTERNAL CANDIDATES

SOURCE #12
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP
On Air Announcements
Email: jobs@live959.com/jobs@wupe.com
FAX: 413 442-1590 -Pittsfield
FAX: 413 528-2162 – Gt. Barrington
FAX: 413 662-2143 – No. Adams

SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
75 S. CHURCH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 496-6305
FAX: 499-3419

SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
38 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
CONTACT: JONATHAN LEVIN
TEL: 443-2010
FAX: 443-2445

SOURCE #15
NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT
NO. ADAMS, MA
TEL: 413 663-9456

SOURCE #16
ALL ACCESS
28955 Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 210
Malibu, CA 90265
Tel: 310-457-6616
WEB PAGE JOB SITE: www.allaccess.com

SOURCE #17
Craig’s List
On Line Webiste

SOURCE #18
Westfield State University
Career Center
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086
413.572.5206
413.572.5475 fax

A: Initiative: Internet Program

Vox Communications uses its station’s websites to provide general information about its job vacancies including what skills and qualifications are needed to fill the specific positions. Each station’s website provides an employment opportunity page or section which includes information about job fairs and other employment outreach efforts in which the stations are participating as well as links to regional help wanted job sites.

TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES BY EACH
RECRUITMENT SOURCE 2013
Yearly Period Beginning: 12/1/2013 Ending: 11/30/2014

Total Number of Persons Interviewed for Full-time Vacancies: 18
SOURCE TOTAL # INTERVIEWED TOTAL # HIRED

SOURCE #1
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS 1
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

SOURCE TOTAL # INTERVIEWED TOTAL # HIRED
SOURCE #4 1
THE NEW SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING
ALBANY, NY

SOURCE #5
MILDRED ELLEY
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
No. Adams, MA 01247

SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002

SOURCE #8
MCLA
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

SOURCE #9 1
MASS. BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
MEDFORD, MA 02155

SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
Pittsfield, MA 01201

SOURCE #11 4 4
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND
INTERNAL CANDIDATES

SOURCE #12
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP 3 1

SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE
SOURCE #15 TOTAL # INTERVIEWED TOTAL # HIRED
NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT
NO. ADAMS, MA

SOURCE #16
ALL ACCESS 2
Malibu, CA 90265

SOURCE #17 6
Craig’s List 0
On Line Webiste

SOURCE #18
Westfield State University
Westfield, MA 01086

NAME OF PERSON TO CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Todd Lee
Operations Manager
413-499-3333
todd@wupe.com

DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH

INITIATIVES SHEET-YEAR 2014

Continuation of an internship program. This internship program is designed to educate students about careers in radio broadcasting. The stations offer unpaid internships for school credit to. Any student is eligible to apply for the internships. The internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Each candidate is interviewed by the stations’ Operations Manager. The number of interns selected depends upon the number of applicants and the projected workload during the internship period. Management at the stations works with administrators at local schools to locate eligible and interested students. Some of the duties an intern may perform include, but are not limited to the
Following: music research, on-air board operation, clerical work, phone answering, accompanying announcers on remote broadcasts, assisting with promotion duties, commercial writing, production of commercials, music scheduling, call screening and scheduling of guests.

Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting participated in a Job Fair with Berkshire Works on September 24, 2014 from 9am until 1pm noon at The Crown Plaza in Pittsfield. The Job Fair was promoted on all of our radio stations with at least 7 promos a day from 9/8/2014 until 9/23/2014. Attending and representing Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting: Todd Lee, Operations Manager and Victoria Spenser, Sale Manager.

On October 7th, 2014, Operations Manager, Todd Lee participated in an EEO Webinar, Recruiting, Hiring, and Papering: The FCC’s EEO Rule for Broadcasters with Lauren Lynch Flick of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.
Vox Berkshire Radio Group provides training to current employees involved in office, sales, promotion and news departments which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion. One employee were trained and promoted for the sales department during this time period.

 


 

EEOC 2013

VOX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP LLC
BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.
EEO Public File Report
(For the period 12/01/2012 to 11/30/2013)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts Employment Unit
WBEC (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 2714)
WUPE (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71436)
WBEC-FM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71437)
WNAW (AM), North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4823)
WUPE-FM, North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4821)
WSBS (AM), Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4820)
Full-Time Job Title Date Position Opened Date Position Filled Recruitment Source for each Hiree, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice Recruitment Source by number from list below for each Interviewee, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice
#1 Air Talent-Mornings
WBEC-FM
4/19/2013
5/20/2013
#16 All Access
11 interviews (in person & phone)
9,9,11,11,12,12,16,16,16,16,17
#2 Air Talent-AM Co-Host/Mid Day
WBEC-FM
5/24/2013
8/26/2013
#11 Professional Source
13 interviews (in person & phone)
9,9,9,9,11,16,16,16,16,16,16,16,
16
#3 Air Talent-AM Co-Host/Mid Day
WBEC-FM
10/6/2013
11/1/2013
#11 internal
Internal hire, promoted from Part time
#4 News Director, Gamma Broadcasting
9/1/2013
?
(pending) 9,11,16
Sales Rep
6/15/2013
7/15/2013
#12
12,17,17
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RECRUITMENT SOURCES
**SOURCE #1
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1350 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
STUDENT AFFAIRS
TEL: 499-4660
CONTACT: John Cornman
Tel: 236-1611
E-MAIL: jcornman@berkshirecc.edu
**SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER
165 EAST STREET
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 442-5174
E-MAIL: marthar@brighamcenter.org
**SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS
160 NORTH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 499-2220 x 111
E-MAIL: bemanuel@berkshireworks.org
**SOURCE #4
THE NEW SCHOOL OF RADIO
7 Harriman Campus Rd.
ALBANY, NY 12206
TEL: 518 438-7682
Cathy Taylor
E-MAIL: ctaylor@nsrt.org
**SOURCE #5
MILDRED ELLEY
505 EAST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 499-8618
FAX: 442-2269
Contact: Jillian Fleming
E-MAIL: jfleming@mildred-fleming.edu
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**SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
70 Hodges Class Rd.
No. Adams, MA 01247
Kathy Millard/Principal
TEL: 413 663-5383x 104
FAX: 413 664-9424
E-MAIL: kmillard@mccanntech.org
**SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002
413-545-2224
fax: 1413 545-4426
e-mail: CCNhelp@acad.umass.edu
**SOURCE #8
MCLA
HR DEPT
375 CHURCH ST.
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
413-662-5373
E-MAIL: hr@mcla.edu or susan.bailey@mcla.edu
**SOURCE #9
MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION 43 RIVERSIDE AVE PMB 401, MEDFORD, MA 02155 PHONE: 800-471-1875 FAX: 800-471-1876
http://www.massbroadcasters.org
**SOURCE #10 BERKSHIRE CREATIVE 75 North Street, Suite 360 Pittsfield, MA 01201 E-MAIL: info@berkshirecreative.org (413)822-8324
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**SOURCE #11
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND
INTERNAL CANDIDATES
SOURCE #12
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP
On Air Announcements
Email: jobs@live959.com/jobs@wupe.com
FAX: 413 442-1590 -Pittsfield
FAX: 413 528-2162 – Gt. Barrington
FAX: 413 662-2143 – No. Adams
SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
75 S. CHURCH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL: 496-6305
FAX: 499-3419
SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
38 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
CONTACT: JONATHAN LEVIN
TEL: 443-2010
FAX: 443-2445
SOURCE #15
NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT
NO. ADAMS, MA
TEL: 413 663-9456
SOURCE #16
ALL ACCESS
28955 Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 210
Malibu, CA 90265
Tel: 310-457-6616
WEB PAGE JOB SITE: www.allaccess.com
SOURCE #17
Craig’s List
On Line Webiste
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SOURCE #18
Westfield State University
Career Center 577 Western Avenue Westfield, MA 01086 413.572.5206 413.572.5475 fax
A: Initiative: Internet Program
Vox Communications uses its station’s websites to provide general information about its job vacancies including what skills and qualifications are needed to fill the specific positions. Each station’s website provides an employment opportunity page or section which includes information about job fairs and other employment outreach efforts in which the stations are participating as well as links to regional help wanted job sites.
TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES BY EACH
RECRUITMENT SOURCE 2013
Yearly Period Beginning: 12/1/2012 Ending: 11/30/2013
Total Number of Persons Interviewed for Full-time Vacancies: 32
SOURCE
TOTAL # INTERVIEWED
TOTAL # HIRED
SOURCE #1
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE
TOTAL # INTERVIEWED
TOTAL # HIRED
SOURCE #4
THE NEW SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING
ALBANY, NY
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SOURCE #5
MILDRED ELLEY
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
No. Adams, MA 01247
SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002
SOURCE #8
MCLA
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
SOURCE #9
MASS. BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
7
0
MEDFORD, MA 02155
SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
Pittsfield, MA 01201
SOURCE #11
3
2
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND
INTERNAL CANDIDATES
SOURCE #12
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP
3
1
SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
SOURCE
SOURCE #15
TOTAL # INTERVIEWED
TOTAL # HIRED
NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT
NO. ADAMS, MA
SOURCE #16
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ALL ACCESS
12
2
Malibu, CA 90265
SOURCE #17
Craig’s List
4
0
On Line Webiste
SOURCE #18
Westfield State University
Westfield, MA 01086
NAME OF PERSON TO CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Todd Lee
Operations Manager
413-499-3333
todd@wupe.com
DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH
INITIATIVES SHEET-YEAR 2013
Continuation of an internship program. This internship program is designed to educate students about careers in radio broadcasting. The stations offer unpaid internships for school credit to. Any student is eligible to apply for the internships. The internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Each candidate is interviewed by the stations’ Operations Manager. The number of interns selected depends upon the number of applicants and the projected workload during the internship period. Management at the stations works with administrators at local schools to locate eligible and interested students. Some of the duties an intern may perform include, but are not limited to the
Following: music research, on-air board operation, clerical work, phone answering, accompanying announcers on remote broadcasts, assisting with promotion duties, commercial writing, production of commercials, music scheduling, call screening and scheduling of guests.
Daniel Mansen From Rochester Institute Of Technology interned at Gamma Broadcasting in Pittsfield May 28th Through August 16, 2013 .
Bobby Kinne is an intren from Monument Mountain Regional High School at WSBS. His weekday hours are from 8 – 9:30a. Bobby is gaining High School credit for his internship. Currently interning, started 9/3/13.
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Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting participated in a Job Fair with Berkshire Works on February 26, 2013 from 10am until 12 noon at The Adams Visitors Center in Adams, Ma. The Job Fair was promoted on all of our radio stations with at least 7 promos a day from 2/11/2013 until 2/26/2013 at 10 am. Attending Vox Berkshire Radio Group/Gamma Broadcasting : Todd Lee, Operations Manager.
On May 30, 2013, Operations Manager, Todd Lee participated in an EEO Webinar with Scott Flick and Paul Cicelski of Phillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.

Vox Berkshire Radio Group provides training to current employees involved in office, sales, promotion and news departments which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion. One employee were trained and promoted for the sales department during this time period.


EEO 2012

VOX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP LLC

BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.

EEO Public File Report
(For the period 12/01/2011 to 11/30/2012)

 

 

Pittsfield, Massachusetts Employment Unit

 WBEC (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 2714)
 WUPE (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71436)
 WBEC-FM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71437)
        WNAW (AM), North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4823)
WUPE-FM, North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4821)
           WSBS (AM), Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4820)

Full-Time Job Title Date Position Opened Date Position Filled Recruitment Source for each Hiree, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice Recruitment Source for each Interviewee, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice
#1 Air Talent-Mornings
WBEC-FM
3/13/12 4/24/12 #16 16, 16, 16, 16, 9, 9, 17.17, 11, 11
#2 Air Talent-
Mid Day
WBEC-FM
4/1/2012 5/14/12 #16 16, 16, 16, 9, 17, 18, 11
#3 Adminstravitive Assisant 7/9/12 8/21/12 #12 & #17 11,11,12, 12, 17, 17,
#4 Account Executive
    #11 (transfer from within company) 13, 13, 13, 12, 17
#5 Adminstravitive Assisant 11/19/12 11/26/12 #11 Used same as #3 above
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

RECRUITMENT SOURCES    

 

  

**SOURCE #1

 BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1350 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
STUDENT AFFAIRS
TEL:   499-4660
CONTACT:  John Cornman
Tel:  236-1611
E-MAIL:  jcornman@berkshirecc.edu

**SOURCE #2
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER
165 EAST STREET
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL:  442-5174
E-MAIL:  marthar@brighamcenter.org

**SOURCE #3
BERKSHIRE WORKS
160 NORTH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL:  499-2220 x 111
E-MAIL:  bemanuel@berkshireworks.org

**SOURCE #4
THE NEW SCHOOL OF RADIO
7 Harriman Campus Rd.
ALBANY, NY  12206
TEL: 518 438-7682
Cathy Taylor
E-MAIL:  ctaylor@nsrt.org

**SOURCE #5
MILDRED ELLEY
505 EAST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL:  499-8618
FAX:  442-2269
Contact:  Jillian Fleming
E-MAIL:  jfleming@mildred-fleming.edu
**SOURCE #6
MCCANN TECH
70 Hodges Class Rd.
No. Adams, MA 01247
Kathy Millard/Principal
TEL:  413 663-5383x 104
FAX:  413 664-9424
E-MAIL:  kmillard@mccanntech.org

**SOURCE #7
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK
AMHERST, MA 01002
413-545-2224
fax:  1413 545-4426
e-mail:  CCNhelp@acad.umass.edu

**SOURCE #8
MCLA
HR DEPT
375 CHURCH ST.
NORTH ADAMS, MA  01247
413-662-5373
E-MAIL:  hr@mcla.edu or susan.bailey@mcla.edu

**SOURCE #9
MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
43 RIVERSIDE AVE
PMB 401, MEDFORD, MA 02155
PHONE: 800-471-1875
FAX: 800-471-1876
http://www.massbroadcasters.org

**SOURCE #10
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE
75 North Street, Suite 360
Pittsfield, MA 01201
E-MAIL:   info@berkshirecreative.org
(413)822-8324

**SOURCE #11
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND
INTERNAL CANDIDATES

SOURCE #12
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP
On Air Announcements
Email: jobs@live959.com/jobs@wupe.com
FAX:   413 442-1590 -Pittsfield
FAX:   413 528-2162 – Gt. Barrington
FAX:   413 662-2143 – No. Adams

SOURCE #13
BERKSHIRE EAGLE
75 S. CHURCH ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
TEL:  496-6305
FAX:   499-3419

SOURCE #14
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE
38 WEST ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
CONTACT:  JONATHAN LEVIN
TEL:  443-2010
FAX:  443-2445

 

 

SOURCE #15

 NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT
NO. ADAMS, MA
TEL:  413 663-9456

SOURCE #16
ALL ACCESS
28955 Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 210
Malibu, CA 90265
Tel: 310-457-6616
WEB PAGE JOB SITE: www.allaccess.com

SOURCE #17
Craig’s List
On Line Webiste

SOURCE #18
Westfield State University
Career Center
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086
413.572.5206
413.572.5475 fax

A:  Initiative:  Internet Program

Vox Communications uses its station’s websites to provide general information about its job vacancies including what skills and qualifications are needed to fill the specific positions.  Each station’s website provides an employment opportunity page or section which includes information about job fairs and other employment outreach efforts in which the stations are participating as well as links to regional help wanted job sites.

TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERVIEWEES BY EACH
RECRUITMENT SOURCE 2012
Yearly Period Beginning:  12/1/2011                        Ending:  11/30/2012

Total Number of Persons Interviewed for Full-time Vacancies: 23

SOURCE

TOTAL # INTERVIEWED

TOTAL # HIRED

 

 

 

SOURCE #1

 

 

BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #2    
GLADYS ALLEN BRIGHAM CENTER    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #3    
BERKSHIRE WORKS     
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     

SOURCE

TOTAL # INTERVIEWED

TOTAL # HIRED

SOURCE #4

   
THE NEW SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING    
ALBANY, NY    
     
SOURCE #5    
MILDRED ELLEY    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #6    
MCCANN TECH    
No. Adams, MA 01247    
     
SOURCE #7    
UMASS CAREER SERVICE NETWORK    
AMHERST, MA 01002

 

 

     
SOURCE #8    
MCLA    
NORTH ADAMS, MA  01247    
     
SOURCE #9    
MASS. BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION 3 0
MEDFORD, MA 02155    
     
SOURCE #10    
BERKSHIRE CREATIVE    
Pittsfield, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #11 5 1
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AND    
INTERNAL CANDIDATES    
     
SOURCE #12    
VOX BERKSHIRE RADIO GROUP 3 0
     
SOURCE #13    
BERKSHIRE EAGLE    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    
     
SOURCE #14    
PITTSFIELD GAZETTE    
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201    

SOURCE

   

SOURCE #15

TOTAL # INTERVIEWED

TOTAL # HIRED

NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT    
NO. ADAMS, MA    
     
SOURCE #16    
ALL ACCESS 7 2
Malibu, CA 90265    
     
SOURCE #17    
Craig’s List 4 1
On Line Webiste    
     
SOURCE #18 1  
Westfield State University    
Westfield, MA 01086    
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

NAME OF PERSON TO CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Todd Lee
Operations Manager
413-499-3333
todd@wupe.com

DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL OUTREACH

INITIATIVES SHEET-YEAR 2012

Continuation of an internship program.  This internship program is designed to educate students about careers in radio broadcasting. The stations offer unpaid internships for school credit to. Any student is eligible to apply for the internships. The internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Each candidate is interviewed by the stations’ Operations Manager. The number of interns selected depends upon the number of applicants and the projected workload during the internship period. Management at the stations works with administrators at local schools to locate eligible and interested students. Some of the duties an intern may perform include, but are not limited to the
Following: music research, on-air board operation, clerical work, phone answering, accompanying announcers on remote broadcasts, assisting with promotion duties, commercial writing, production of commercials, music scheduling, call screening and scheduling of guests.

Vox Berkshire Radio Group participated in a Job Fair with Berkshire Works on August 10th, 2012 from 10am til 12 noon at 160 North Street in Pittsfield. The Job Fair was promoted on all Vox radio station. 8 promos a day from 8/1/2012 until 8/10/2012 at 10 am. Attending Vox Berkshire Radio Group managers included, Victoria Spencer, Sales Manager and Todd Lee, Operations Manager.

Vox Berkshire Radio Group provides training to current employees involved in office, sales, promotion and news departments which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion.  One employee were trained and promoted for the sales department during this time period.


VOX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP LLC

BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.

 

EEO Public File Report

(For the period 12/01/2010 to 11/30/2011)

 

Pittsfield, Massachusetts Employment Unit

WBEC (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 2714)

WUPE (AM), Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71436)

Full-Time Job Title Date Position Opened Date Position Filled Recruitment Source for each Hiree, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice Recruitment Source for each Interviewee, indicate if source requested job vacancy notice
Air Talent-AfternoonsWBEC-FM 12/25/2010 01/10/2011 #19 13, 13, 13, 12, 19
Air Talent-Mid Day

WBEC-FM

7/26/2011 8/22/2011 #19 13, 13, 13, 13, 19
Air Talent-Mid Day

WSBS

9/23/2011 10/11/2011 #20 13,13,13, 12, 193, 20
Air TalentMornings

WBEC-FM

11/26/2011 12/12/2011 #13 13, 13, 13, 12, 19
Sales RepWSBS 8/22/2011 9/12/2011 #12 3, 12, 19,
Sales RepWBEC-WUPE 8/22/2011 9/12/2011 #12 3, 12, 19

WBEC-FM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 71437)

WNAW (AM), North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4823)

WUPE-FM, North Adams, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4821)

WSBS (AM), Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Facility Id. No. 4820)