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ARMADA MEDIA-WATERTOWN, INC.
2017 Annual EEO Public File Report
Reporting Period: December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2017
For Radio Stations:  KPHR, Ortonville, MN; KMSD, Milbank, SD; 
KDIO, Ortonville, MN; KBWS-FM, Sisseton, SD; and KJKQ, Sisseton, SD
 
Two full-time positions filled during the Reporting Period:
--  News Director – Hired 4/1/2017
--  Program Director/Sports – Hired 11/28/17
Recruitment sources utilized for both positions:
  - South Dakota Broadcasters Association Website: www.sdba.org
  - Stations’ websites: www.power106rocks.com and www.bigstoneradio.com 
  -  https://staatalent.com
  -  http://www.minnesotabroadcasters.com/
  - Organizations on Minnesota Broadcasters Mailing List identified on Appendix A
  - On air KPHR, KMSD, KDIO, KJKQ, KBWS
 
●Recruiting source that referred person hired for each position:
   News Director –  responded to sdba.org
   Program Director/Sports – responded to sdba.org
●Total number of interviews conducted for each position and recruitment source for each interviewee:
   For News Director position:  5 interviews total.   4 from Minnesota Broadcasters and 1 from sdba.org 
   For Program Director/Sports position:  8 interviews referred by the following recruitment sources:  4 from https://staatalent.com,  2 from www.minnesotabroadcasters.com, 2 from sdba.org
 
Outreach Initiatives During the Reporting Period:
●Internship program designed to assist members of the community in acquiring skills needed for broadcast employment and to help them find employment in the broadcast industry. The intership was available for calendar year 2017.  We had one intern who worked for us in April.
●Co-sponsored a Career Fair at Milbank High School drawing area high school seniors and juniors to discuss careers in broadcasting. Date of Career Fair was February 15 2017.
 
 
APPENDIX A
 
Organizations on Minnesota Broadcasters Mailing List that received written notice of availability of full-time positions:
 
College/EEO/Private Schools    
Ability Building Center    
Access    
AccessAbility    
Adult Client Training Service    
Alexandria Technical College    
Alto Consulting and Training    
American Council of the Blind of MN    
American Indian OIC School of Business and Office Technology    
Amputee Resource Foundation of America    
Anoka Ramsey Community College-Cambridge    
Anoka Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids    
Anoka Technical College    
Argosy University-Twin Cities    
Augsburg College    
Auto Technical, Inc.    
Bemidji State University    
Benilde-St. Margaret’s School    
Bethany Lutheran College    
Building for Women    
Carlton College    
Carver County Workforce Center    
Cedar Valley Service Inc. Alpha Program    
Cedar Valley Services, Inc    
Central Lakes College-Brainerd    
Central Lakes College-Staples    
Central MN Jobs &Training Services    
Century College    
Choice Unlimited    
Clay County Supportive Training Service    
College of St. Benedict    
St. Catherine University    
College of St. Scholastica    
Concordia College, Moorhead    
Concordia University, St. Paul    
Crown College    
Dakota County Technical College    
Dunwoody College of Technology    
East Polk County DAC    
East Range Developmental Achievement Center (DAC)    
Equality-Pathways to Potential    
Federation of Somali Community    
Fond du Lac Opportunities Industrialization Center    
Fond du Lac Tribal &Community College    
Globe University    
Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises    
Goodwill/Easter Seals    
Grant County D.A.C., Inc.    
Gustavus Adolphus College    
Hamline University    
Hennepin Technical College-Eden Prairie    
Hibbing Community College    
Hired    
Houston County Networks    
Institute of Production and Recording    
Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association    
Inver Hills Community College    
Itasca Community College    
Itasca Developmental Achievement Center, Inc    
Jeane Thorne inc    
Jobs Now Coalition    
Jobs Plus, Inc.    
Kandi Works DAC, Inc    
Lake Superior College    
Lao Assistance Center of MN    
Lao Family Community of MN    
Learning Strategies Corporation    
Life-Work Planning Center    
L J &A    
Macalester College    
Mahnomen County DAC    
Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc. (MRCI)    
Marantha Community College    
Martin Luther College    
MDI Commercial Services    
Merrick Partners, Inc    
Mesabi Range Community &Technical College--Eveleth    
Mesabi Range Community &Technical College--Virginia    
Metro Work Center, Inc.    
Metropolitan State University    
Minneapolis American Indian Center    
Minneapolis Business College    
Minneapolis College of Art and Design    
Minneapolis Community &Technical College    
Minnesota Public Radio    
Minnesota Resource Center    
Minnesota State College- Southeast Technical-Red Wing    
Minnesota State University, Moorhead    
Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Detroit Lakes    
Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Fergus Falls    
Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Moorhead    
Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Wadena    
Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Canby    
Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Granite Falls    
Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Jackson    
Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Pipestone    
Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Worthington    
MN Diversified Industries    
MN Vocational Association    
MW Persons and Associates Inc    
National Federation of the Blind of MN    
Newgate Education and Research Center, Inc    
Normandale Community College-Bloomington    
North American Training Institute    
North Central University    
North Hennepin Community College    
Northland Community &Technical College-Thief river Falls    
Northland Community &Technical College – East Grand Forks    
Northwest Indian OIC, Inc.    
Northwestern College    
Oak Hills Christian College    
Oakland Area Learning Center    
Occupational Development Center, Inc.    
Opportunity Partners    
Opportunity Services Inc.    
Pine Habilitation and Supported Employment (PHASE)    
Pine Technical College    
Prosource Educational Services, Inc    
   
Rainy River Community College    
Ramsey Action Programs, Inc.    
Rasmussen College- Mankato Campus    
Ridgewater College-Willmar    
Rise Habilitation Services    
Rochester Community &Technical College    
Rock County Developmental Achievement Center    
Rural MN CEP    
S. Central MN Electrical Industry Joint Apprenticeship &Training Trust Fund    
SOAR Career Solutions    
South Central Technical College-Faribault    
South Central Technical College-North Mankato    
Southwest MN Private Industry Council, Inc. - Marshall    
Southwest MN Private Industry Council, Inc.-Montevideo    
Southwest MN State University - Career Services    
St. Cloud State University    
St. Cloud Technical College-St Cloud    
St. Mary’s University of Minnesota    
St. Olaf College    
St. Paul College    
Summit Academy OIC    
Summit Academy Opportunities    
   
Todd County Developmental Achievement Center    
Transition of the Twin Cities    
TSE, Inc    
Twin City Area Labor Management Council    
University of Minnesota    
University of St. Thomas    
University of Wisconsin – River Falls    
Upper Midwest American Indian Center    
Vermillion Community College    
Vietnamese Minnesotans Association    
Vision Loss Resources    
WACOSA    
Walden University    
West Nicollet &Brown Counties DAC    
Winona County Development Achievement Center    
Winona ORC Industries, Inc    
Winona State University    
Women in the Trades    
Women in Transition    
Women’s Resource Center of Steele County
 

ARMADA MEDIA-WATERTOWN, INC.

2018 Annual EEO Public File Report

Reporting Period: December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018

For Radio Stations:  KPHR, Ortonville, MN; KMSD, Milbank, SD; 

KDIO, Ortonville, MN; KBWS-FM, Sisseton, SD; and KJKQ, Sisseton, SD

 

One full-time positions filled during the Reporting Period:

 

--  Program Director/Sports – Hired 7/16/18

Recruitment sources utilized:

  - South Dakota Broadcasters Association Website: www.sdba.org

  - Stations’ websites: www.power106rocks.com and www.bigstoneradio.com 

  -  https://staatalent.com

  -  http://www.minnesotabroadcasters.com/

  - Organizations on Minnesota Broadcasters Mailing List identified on Appendix A

  - On air KPHR, KMSD, KDIO, KJKQ, KBWS

 

●Recruiting source that referred person hired for each position:

   Program Director/Sports – responded to sdba.org

●Total number of interviews conducted for each position and recruitment source for each interviewee:

   For Program Director/Sports position:  2 interviews referred by the following recruitment sources: 1 from sdba.org, 1 from KBWS on air

 

Outreach Initiatives During the Reporting Period:

●Internship program designed to assist members of the community in acquiring skills needed for broadcast employment and to help them find employment in the broadcast industry. The internship was available for calendar year 2018.  This year we expanded the internship beyond a High School student and made it available to everyone.   We have one intern that started with us in November and is still working for us.  We are exposing them to a variety of positions at the stations and have a good feeling that when they are ready we could move them into our next opening.

 

●Co-sponsored a Career Fair at Milbank High School drawing area high school seniors and juniors to discuss careers in broadcasting. Date of Career Fair was February 21 2018.

 

Presented opportunities in broadcasting at a career fair at Waverly/South Shore High School  March 22 1918.  Our hiring decision maker was also manning the display.

 

 

APPENDIX A

 

Organizations on Minnesota Broadcasters Mailing List that received written notice of availability of full-time positions:

 

College/EEO/Private Schools    

Ability Building Center    

Access    

AccessAbility    

Adult Client Training Service    

Alexandria Technical College    

Alto Consulting and Training    

American Council of the Blind of MN    

American Indian OIC School of Business and Office Technology    

Amputee Resource Foundation of America    

Anoka Ramsey Community College-Cambridge    

Anoka Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids    

Anoka Technical College    

Argosy University-Twin Cities    

Augsburg College    

Auto Technical, Inc.    

Bemidji State University    

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School    

Bethany Lutheran College    

Building for Women    

Carlton College    

Carver County Workforce Center    

Cedar Valley Service Inc. Alpha Program    

Cedar Valley Services, Inc    

Central Lakes College-Brainerd     

Central Lakes College-Staples    

Central MN Jobs &Training Services    

Century College    

Choice Unlimited    

Clay County Supportive Training Service    

College of St. Benedict    

St. Catherine University    

College of St. Scholastica    

Concordia College, Moorhead    

Concordia University, St. Paul    

Crown College    

Dakota County Technical College    

Dunwoody College of Technology    

East Polk County DAC    

East Range Developmental Achievement Center (DAC)    

Equality-Pathways to Potential    

Federation of Somali Community    

Fond du Lac Opportunities Industrialization Center    

Fond du Lac Tribal &Community College    

Globe University    

Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises    

Goodwill/Easter Seals    

Grant County D.A.C., Inc.    

Gustavus Adolphus College    

Hamline University    

Hennepin Technical College-Eden Prairie    

Hibbing Community College    

Hired    

Houston County Networks    

Institute of Production and Recording    

Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association    

Inver Hills Community College    

Itasca Community College    

Itasca Developmental Achievement Center, Inc    

Jeane Thorne inc    

Jobs Now Coalition    

Jobs Plus, Inc.    

Kandi Works DAC, Inc    

Lake Superior College    

Lao Assistance Center of MN    

Lao Family Community of MN    

Learning Strategies Corporation    

Life-Work Planning Center    

L J &A    

Macalester College    

Mahnomen County DAC    

Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc. (MRCI)    

Marantha Community College    

Martin Luther College    

MDI Commercial Services    

Merrick Partners, Inc    

Mesabi Range Community &Technical College--Eveleth    

Mesabi Range Community &Technical College--Virginia    

Metro Work Center, Inc.    

Metropolitan State University    

Minneapolis American Indian Center    

Minneapolis Business College    

Minneapolis College of Art and Design    

Minneapolis Community &Technical College    

Minnesota Public Radio    

Minnesota Resource Center    

Minnesota State College- Southeast Technical-Red Wing     

Minnesota State University, Moorhead    

Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Detroit Lakes    

Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Fergus Falls    

Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Moorhead    

Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Wadena    

Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Canby    

Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Granite Falls    

Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Jackson    

Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Pipestone    

Minnesota West Community &Technical College-Worthington    

MN Diversified Industries    

MN Vocational Association    

MW Persons and Associates Inc    

National Federation of the Blind of MN    

Newgate Education and Research Center, Inc    

Normandale Community College-Bloomington    

North American Training Institute    

North Central University    

North Hennepin Community College    

Northland Community &Technical College-Thief river Falls    

Northland Community &Technical College – East Grand Forks    

Northwest Indian OIC, Inc.    

Northwestern College    

Oak Hills Christian College    

Oakland Area Learning Center    

Occupational Development Center, Inc.    

Opportunity Partners    

Opportunity Services Inc.    

Pine Habilitation and Supported Employment (PHASE)    

Pine Technical College    

Prosource Educational Services, Inc    

   

Rainy River Community College    

Ramsey Action Programs, Inc.    

Rasmussen College- Mankato Campus    

Ridgewater College-Willmar    

Rise Habilitation Services    

Rochester Community &Technical College    

Rock County Developmental Achievement Center    

Rural MN CEP    

S. Central MN Electrical Industry Joint Apprenticeship &Training Trust Fund    

SOAR Career Solutions    

South Central Technical College-Faribault    

South Central Technical College-North Mankato    

Southwest MN Private Industry Council, Inc. - Marshall    

Southwest MN Private Industry Council, Inc.-Montevideo    

Southwest MN State University - Career Services    

St. Cloud State University     

St. Cloud Technical College-St Cloud    

St. Mary’s University of Minnesota    

St. Olaf College    

St. Paul College    

Summit Academy OIC    

Summit Academy Opportunities    

   

Todd County Developmental Achievement Center    

Transition of the Twin Cities    

TSE, Inc    

Twin City Area Labor Management Council    

University of Minnesota    

University of St. Thomas    

University of Wisconsin – River Falls    

Upper Midwest American Indian Center    

Vermillion Community College    

Vietnamese Minnesotans Association    

Vision Loss Resources    

WACOSA    

Walden University    

West Nicollet &Brown Counties DAC    

Winona County Development Achievement Center    

Winona ORC Industries, Inc    

Winona State University    

Women in the Trades    

Women in Transition    

Women’s Resource Center of Steele County

 

 

 

 

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