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EEO Policy

February 1, 2014




            The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy that would be followed at

radio stations KVOE(AM & FM) and KFFX(FM), Emporia, Kansas would be

that of the FCC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program.

            To more completely indicate what Emporia’s Radio Stations, Inc.’s EOE

Policy would be, it would include the following:

  1. General Policy

It would be our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin or sex in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination.

            It would also be our policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity with out regard to race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

            To make this policy effective, and to ensure conformance with the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, our Equal Employment Opportunity Program would include the following elements:

  1. Responsible for Implementation

Lee Schroeder, the General Manager of the radio stations KVOE(AM & FM) and KFFX (FM), will be responsible for the administration and implementation of our Equal Employment Opportunity Program. It would also be the responsibility of all persons making employment decisions with respect to recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination of employees to ensure that our policy and program is adhered to and that no person is discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

  1. Policy Dissemination

To assure that all members of the staff are aware of our equal employment opportunity policy and their individual responsibilities in carrying out this policy the following communication efforts will be made:

The station’s employment application form will contain a notice informing prospective employees that discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex is prohibited and that they may notify the appropriate local, state or federal agency if they believe they have been the victim of discrimination.

Appropriate notices will be posted informing applicants and employees that the station is an Equal Opportunity Employer and of their right to notify an appropriate local, state or federal agency if they believe they have been the victim of discrimination.

We would seek the cooperation in relation to minorities and women, and to foster their full consideration in filling job vacancies, we would utilize the following recruitment procedures:

We will attempt to maintain systematic communication, both orally and in writing, with minority and women organizations to encourage the referral of qualified minority and female applicants. This will include local chapters for a) National Organization of Women, and b) NAACP.

In addition to organizations, which specialize in minority and women candidates, we would also deal with employment services, including state employment agencies, which refer job candidates without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin or sex. Examples of such agencies are: a) Kansas State Employment Service, and b) Local Offices of National Placement Services.

When we recruit prospective employees from educational institutions such recruitment efforts would include area schools and colleges with significant minority and female enrollments. These include: a) Emporia State University, b) Kansas State University, c) University of Kansas, and d) Flint Hills Technical College.

When utilizing media for recruitment purposes, help-wanted advertisements would always include a notice that we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and contain no indications, either explicit or implied, or a preference for one sex over another.

When we place employment advertisements in printed media, some of such advertisements would be placed in media which have significant circulation or are of particular interest of minorities and women. These include: a) Broadcasting Magazine, b) NAB Publications, and c) Emporia Gazette.

We would also encourage present employees, particularly minority and female employees, to refer minority and female candidates for existing and future job openings.

  1. Training

Station resources and/or needs are such that we do not choose to institute specific programs for upgrading the skills of employees. However, we would provide certain instances of on-the-job training to upgrade the skills of employees as follows: sales training, new materials and tools for sales people. We would also, where possible, provide intern training for students with a broadcast interest.

Annual EEO Assessment for the period February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014

Assessing our EEO Program for the past period, we have continued to insure that all personnel involved in hiring and recruiting are aware of the FCC EEO requirements.

  1. We consistently broadcast announcements inviting groups, organizations, and agencies that refer and place employees, to contact us if they wish to be notified when openings occur. These organizations are added torecruitment sources list, which is quite complete.
  1. We will be reviewing the ERS Inc. EEO Policy Statement and make sure that

all individuals with the ability to hire, understands and complies with all

     aspects of the policy.

  1. We continue to attend “Job Fairs” and “Career Day “ events for the

     opportunity to discuss the broadcast business and hand out applications to

     those that may have an interest in broadcasting.

  1. We continue our involvement in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters

     Scholarship Program monetarily, promoting the availability of the scholarship,

     and making applications available to interested individuals.

5. We have paid internships available in cooperation with the Kansas Association

                 of Broadcasters.

  1. Management has attended EEO Seminars to reinforce the understanding of the EEO requirements.

While we have had no full time openings, we feel confident with our attention to, and fulfillment of the EEO requirements, but will continue to explore any opportunities that avail themselves to make compliance more effective.

EEO Officer

Ron Thomas

General Manager

2014 - Annual EEO Public File Report

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report ( Annual EEO Report ) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC s Equal Employment Rules. This Annual EEO Report summarizes the relevant hiring and EEO outreach conducted by the following stations, which collectively form a single Station Employment Unit for purposes of the EEO Rules:


                                    Call Sign                   Community                 FIN

KVOE AM                  Emporia, KS             69777

KVOE FM                   Emporia, KS                         37128

KFFX-FM                    Emporia, KS              69778

The information contained in this Annual EEO Report covers the time period from February 1, 2013 to, and including, January 31, 2014

This Annual EEO Report contains the following information:

1.         A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Station(s) during the Applicable Period.

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

any such sources that have asked to receive information from the station(s) about any

new job openings, which are separately identified;

3.         The recruitment source that referred the Hiree for each full-time vacancy filled during the Applicable Period.

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

he Applicable Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment

source utilized in connection with such vacancies; and

5.         A list and brief description of the community outreach activities, not directly related to the

opening of job positions, undertaken by the station(s) during the Applicable Period.

The following sections provide the required information, and summarize the station(s) EEO

efforts during the Applicable Period. This Annual Report was placed in each station s public

inspection file on February 1, 2014 and posted on the stations website, in accordance with the

FCC s EEO Rules.

Appendices 1, 2, and 3, which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information. Please note that the numbers listed on Appendix 2 under the column entitled “Source that refereed Hiree” refer to the number of the full-time job positions listed on Appendix 1.

For purposes of the Report, a vacancy was deemed “filled” not when the offer was extended, but when the hiree accepted the job offer. A person was deemed “interviewed” whether he or she was interviewed in person over the telephone or by e-mail.

Appendix 1 to

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

Covering Period from February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014.


Stations Comprising Station Employment Unit: KVOE AM/FM, KFFX-FM

Section 1: Vacancy Information

Full-time Positions Filled by Job Title

Recruitment Source

of Hiree

Total Number of

Interviewees from all

Sources for this Position.

News Anchor



Sales Representative

Emporia's Radio Station, Inc.


Total number of persons interviewed during applicable period:





Appendix 2 to


Annual EEO Public File Report


Covering Period from

February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014

Stations comprising Station Employment Unit: KVOE AM/FM, KFFX FM

Section 2: ONE (1) full-time Vacancies for the covered period

Recruitment Source

# of Interviewees

Source that

Referred Hiree

Flint Hills Technical College*

Dir. of Enrollment-Management & Placement

Job Placement Office

3301 W. 18th

Emporia, KS 66801




Emporia State University*

Director of Career Services

1200 Commercial

Emporia, KS 66801




Emporia WorkForce Center*

Bill McCord

512 Market

Emporia, KS 66801




Older Kansans Employment Program*

Sally Holliman

512 Market

Emporia, KS 66801




Radio Broadcast School*

Joe C. Deschler

700 3rd Street N., Suilte LL7

La Crosse, WI 54601



Emporia Gazette

Classified Ads

517 Merchant

Emporia, KS 66801




Kansas Association of Broadcaster

Job Bank Web Site




Section 2: ONE (1) full-time Vacancies for the covered period (cont.)

Recruitment Source

# of Interviewees

Source that

Referred Hiree

Kansas Department of Human Resources*

Kansas Job Link

401 SW Topeka Blvd.

Topeka, KS 66603



Ketch-Employment Services Division*

Kathy Vorse

1701 Wheeler

Emporia, KS 66801




Mary Lou McClain

817 Cottonwood

Emporia, KS 66801



Mexican-American Club*

PO Box 278

Emporia, KS 66801



The Bulletin*

Emporia State University

107 Memorial Union

Emporia, KS 66801



Emporia’s Radio Stations, Inc.

PO Box 968

Emporia, KS 66801


















Total Interviewees.



*Indicates sources that have requested notification of job openings.

Appendix 3 to

Annual EEO Public File Report Form

Covering Period from

February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014

Section 3: Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific) Recruitment Activities Undertaken by KVOE AM/FM, KFFX-FM

  1. Sales Manager Tim Miller and Executive Assistant Erren Harter attended the Flint Hills Technical College Career/Transfer Fair on March 27th, 2013. (on file)
  1. Sports Director, Greg Rahe, attended the Madison High School hosted Career Fair on April 24, 2013. (on file)
  1. Program Director, Scott Hayes, was shadowed by Emporia Middle School Student Marvin Magana on May 3, 2013. (on file)
  1. News Anchor, Chuck Samples, was shadowed by Emporia Middle School sixth-grader, Logan Blow, on May 3, 2013. (on file)
  1. Sports Director, Greg Rahe, attended the William Allen White Elementary School Career Fair on May 6, 2013. (on file)
  1. Program Director, Scott Hayes, attended the Emporia State University Part-Time Job Fair on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. (on file)
  1. General Manger Ron Thomas, Sales Manager Tim Miller, and Executive Assistant, Erren Harter, attended the Emporia State University Fall Career Fair on September 12, 2013. (on file)
  1. Engineer and "Oldies in the Afternoon" Host, Charlie Allen, gave Timmerman Elementary School Cub Scout Pack 45 a tour of the station. The tour lasted about 30 minutes on November 27th, 2013. (on file).
  1. Engineer and "Oldies in the Afternoon" Host, Charlie Allen, gave Tiger Cub Scout Pack 165 a tour of the station. The tour included 15 people on December 9th, 2013. (on file).
  1. Sports Director, Greg Rage, was shadowed by Olpe High School senior, Chase Coble, on December 16, 2013. (on file)
  1. Actively recruited local organizations to distribute any vacancy information we     may have available. This was done through thirty-second announcements rotating on all three radio stations. (Schedules and Copy in file)


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Emporia High - John Williams - Basketball

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To Nominate an Athlete, email sports@kvoe.com

Broadcast Schedule


KVOE 1400am & 96.9 fm

8:10A - Sports Talk

12:30P -  Kansas vs Lafayett

7:00p-   NFL San Diego at San Francisco


5:00P - Kansas State vs Texas A&M

MIX 104.9

11:35a - Emporia State women at Missouri Southern

1:40P - Emporia State men at Missouri Southern






KVOE 1400am & 96.9FM

12:00p - NFL - Green Bay at Tampa Bay

6:30P - NFL SNF Seattle at Arizona

KVOE-FM, Country 101.7

11:00A - Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers







KVOE 1400 am & 96.9

5:45P - Emporia High girls at Topeka High

7:30P - Emporia High boys at Topeka High

9:30P - NFL Preview

10:05P - NFL Insider


6:00P - Madison at Lebo - girls

7:45P - Madison at Lebo - boys



Area Coaches Corner






Chase County

Osage City -


Boys - Kraig Schenker

Girls - Ron Slaymaker

Boys - Dennis Fort

Girls - Chris Kirkpatrick


Emporia High



Boys - Beau Welch

Girls - Carolyn Lee

Boys - Michael Massey

Girls - Brad Johnston





Boys - Matt Wolff

Girls - Duane Colwell

Boys - Patrick Gardner

Girls - Ryan Thomas





Boys - Mike Hevel

Girls - Tim Sipe

Boys - Lance Tally

Girls - Cody Ziegler



Northern Heights


Boys - Chris Schmidt

Girls - Jesse Nelson

Boys - Colten Barrett

Girls - Lanny Massey

Emporia State University Womens Basketball

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11/3/14 Kansas State L 54-50
11/6/14 Evangel W 73-47
11/14/14 Texas Womens University W 76-61
11/15/14 Midwestern State W 62-51
11/22/14 Southwestern College  W 91-40
11/25/14 Henderson State  W 93-53
11/29/14 Southwestern Oklahoma State  W 63-56
12/3/14 Northwest Missouri State  W 80-44
12/6/14 Newman  W 85-49
12/13/14 at Southwest Baptist  W 74-63
12/17/14 at Southern Arkansas  W 85-42
12/20/14 at Missouri Southern  1:00p
1/3/15 Lincoln  1:30p
1/5/15 Lindenwood  5:30p
1/8/15 at Missouri Western  5:30p
1/10/15 at Central Missouri  1:30p
1/14/15 at Pittsburg State  5:30p
1/21/15 at Northeastern State  5:30p
1/24/15 at Central Oklahoma  1:30p
1/28/15 Fort Hays State  5:30p
2/1/15 Nebraska Kearney  1:30p
2/4/15 Washburn  5:30p
2/7/15 at Fort Hays State  2:00p
2/12/15 Northeastern State  5:30p
2/14/15 Central Oklahoma  1:30p
2/19/15 at Nebraska Kearney  5:30p
2/21/15 at Washburn  5:00P
2/25/15 Pittsburg State  5:30p

Coverage of all games on Mix 104.9

Emporia High School Basketball





12/5/14 Girls and Boys at Lawrence

G: W 59-48

B: L 64-43

12/9/14 Girls and Boys vs Garden Plain

 G: L 45-30

B: W 52-28

12/12/14 Girls vs Hesston at Garden Plain

 L 36-30

12/12/14 Boys vs Hesston at Garden Plain
 W 57-50
12/13/14 Girls vs Rose Hill at Garden Plain
 W 59-20
12/13/14 Boys vs Rose Hill at Garden Plain  W 52-27
12/19/14 Girls and Boys at Topeka High
1/6/15 Girls and Boys at Topeka West  
1/9/15 Girls and Boys vs Highland Park
1/13/15 Girls and Boys vs Seaman  
1/16/15 Girls and Boys vs Topeka West  
1/22-24/15  Boys at Chanute - Ralph Miller Classic

Girls at Manhattan 


Boys at Manhattan

1/29-31/15 Glaciers Edge Tournament
2/6/15 Girls and Boys at Shawnee Heights
2/10/15 Girls and Boys vs Washburn Rural
2/13/15 Girls and Boys vs Topeka High
2/17/15 Girls and Boys at Topeka Hayden
2/20/15 Girls and Boys vs Junction City  
2/24/15 Girls and Boys at Seaman  
2/27/15 Girls and Boys at Highland Park  

Coverage of all games on KVOE AM 1400

Kansas Basketball





11/3/14 Washburn W, 85-53
11/11/14 Emporia State W, 109-56
11/14/14 UC Santa Barbara W 69-59
11/18/14 Kentucky L 72-40
11/24/14 Rider (Orlando Classic) W 87-60
11/27/14 Rhode Island (Orlando Classic) W 76-60
11/28/14 Tennessee  (Orlando Classic) W 82-67
11/30/14 Michigan State (Orlando Classic
W 61-56
12/5/14 Florida W 71-65
12/10/14 at Georgetown W 75-70
12/13/14 Utah W 63-60
12/20/14 Lafayette 2:00p
12/22/14 at Temple 6:00p
12/30/14 Kent State 7:00p
1/4/15 UNLV 12:30p/3:30p
1/7/15 at Baylor 8:00p
1/10/15 Texas Tech 2:00p
1/13/15 Oklahoma State 6:00p
1/17/15 at Iowa State TBA
1/19/15 Oklahoma 8:00p
1/24/15 at Texas 1:00p
1/28/15 at TCU 8:00p
1/31/15 Kansas State 1:00p
2/2/15 Iowa State 8:00p
2/7/15 at Oklahoma State 1:00p
2/10/15 at Texas Tech 8:00p
2/14/15 Baylor 12:00p0
2/16/15 at West Virginia 8:00p
2/21/15 TCU 3:00p
2/23/14 at Kansas State 8:00p
2/28/15 Texas TBA
3/3/15 West Virginia 8:00p
3/7/15 at Oklahoma TBA
3/11-14/15 Big 12 Tournament  

All games broadcast on KVOE AM 1400.

Kansas City Chiefs Football





09/07/14 vs Tennesse Titans  L 26-10
09/14/14 at Denver Broncos  L 24-17
09/21/14 at Miami Dolphins  W 34-15
09/29/14 vs New England Patriots  W 41-14
10/05/14 at San Francisco 49ers  L 22-17
10/12/14 bye  
10/19/14 at San Diego Chargers W 23-20
10/26/14 vs St. Louis Rams W 34-7
11/02/14 vs New York Jets W 24-10
11/09/14 at Buffalo Bills W 17-13
11/16/14 vs Seattle Seahawks W 24-20
11/20/14 at Oakland Raiders  L 24-20
11/30/14 vs Denver Broncos  L 29-16
12/07/14 at Arizona Cardinals  L 17-14
12/14/14 vs Oakland Raiders W 31-13
12/21/14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 12:00p
12/28/14 vs San Diego Chargers 12:00p

Kansas State Football





08/30/14 vs Stephen F. Austin  W 55-16
09/06/14 at Iowa State  W- 32-28
09/18/14 vs Auburn  L 20-14
09/27/14 vs UTEP  W 58-28
10/04/14 vs Texas Tech  W 45-13
10/18/14 at Oklahoma  W 31-30
10/25/14 vs Texas  W 23-0
11/01/14 vs Oklahoma State  W 48-14
11/08/14 at TCU  L 41-20
11/20/14 at West Virginia  W 26-20
11/29/14 vs Kansas   W 51-13
12/06/14 at Baylor  L 38-27
 1/02/15 vs UCLA - Alamo Bowl  5:45P

Coverage of all games on Country 101.7 FM


Emporia State University Men Basketball

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11/11/14 at Kansas L 109-56
11/14/14 vs Concordia St. Paul (Las Vegas) W 61-52
11/15/14 vs St. Cloud State (Las Vegas) L 87-77
11/18/14 at Newman L 86-80
11/25/14 at Northwestern Oklahoma State W 66-61
11/28/14 vs Eastern New Mexico (West Texas A&M) W 74-63
11/29/14 vs West Texas A&M W 68-63
12/3/14 Northwest Missouri State L - 63-57
12/6/14 Rockhurst W 92-63
12/13/14 at Southwest Baptist L 71-51
12/16/14 McPherson College W 87-71
12/20/14 at Missouri Southern 2:00p
12/31/14 Sterling College 1:30p
1/3/15 Lincoln 3:30p
1/5/15 Lindenwood 7:30p
1/8/15 at Missouri Western 7:30p
1/10/15 at Central Missouri 3:30p
1/14/15 at Pittsburg State 7:30p
1/21/15 at Northeastern State 7:30p
1/24/15 at Central Oklahoma 3:30p
1/28/15 Fort Hays State 7:30p
2/1/15 Nebraska Kearney 3:30p
2/4/15 Washburn 7:30p
2/7/15 at Fort Hays State 4:00p
2/12/15 Northeastern State 7:30p
2/14/15 Central Oklahoma 3:30p
2/19/15 at Nebraska Kearney 7:30p
2/21/15 at Washburn 7:00p
2/25/15 Pittsburg State 7:30p
3/2-8?15 MIAA Tournament  
3/15-18/15 NCAA Regional  

Coverage of all games on Mix 104.9

Area High School Basketball





12/5/14 Peabody at Chase County

 G: Chase Co 59 Peabody 17

B: Peabody 70 Chase Co 64

12/16/14 Olpe at Hartford

 G: Olpe 63 Hartford 37

 B: Olpe 45 Hartford 28

12/19/14 Madison at Lebo
1/6/15 Olpe at Madison
1/9/15 Madison at Hartford  
1/13/15 Chase County at Northern Heights
1/16/15 Olpe at Lebo
2/6/15 Madison at Northern Heights  
2/13/15 Waverly at Chase County  
2/17/15 Northern Heights at Olpe  
2/20/15 Madison at Lyndon
2/24/15 Olpe at Chase County

Game times vary: Girls 6pm  Boys 7:45pm on Country 101.7 FM











Kansas State Basketball





11/9/14 Washburn W 68-56
11/14/14 Southern Utah W 98-68
11/17/15 UMKC W 83-73
11/21/15 at Long Beach State L 69-60
11/24/14 Purdue (Maui) W 88-79
11/25/14 VS Arizona  L 72-68
11/26/14 VS Pittsburgh L 70-47
12/2/14 Nebraska Omaha W 84-66
12/6/14 At Tennessee L 65-64
12/9/14 Bradley W 50-47
12/14/14 Savannah State W 73-53
12/20/14 Texas A&M (Sprint Center) 6:00p
12/28/14 Texas Southern 2:00p
12/31/14 Georgia 3:00p
1/3/15 at Oklahoma State TBA
1/7/15 TCU 8:00p
1/10/15 at Oklahoma 6:00p
1/14/15 Texas Tech 7:00p
1/17/15 Baylor 2:00p
1/20/15 at Iowa State 6:00p
1/24/15 Oklahoma State 11:00a
1/27/15 West Virginia 6:00p
1/31/15 at Kansas 1:00p
2/4/15 at Texas Tech 8:00p
2/7/15 Texas 3:00p
2/11/15 at West Virginia 6:00p
2/14/15 Oklahoma 7:00p
2/18/15 at TCU 7:00p
2/21/15 at Baylor 12:00p
2/23/15 Kansas 8:00p
2/28/15 Iowas State TBA
3/7/15 at Texas TBA
3/11-14/15 Big 12 Tournament TBA

Games in BOLD are home games