Forum Communications Inc. Annual EEO Report
WQXC-FM, Otsego MI
Forum Communications Incorporated is committed to complying with all rules and regulations of the FCC EEO rule established in 2002. We have a policy of always accepting tapes, resumes and letters of reference from individuals or groups looking for employment placement in broadcasting. We encourage female and minority applications. In most cases we will interview and possibly hire from this collection of applicants. If a position becomes available, and we do not have any current applicants that can be interviewed, we will make a posting on our web site; we will broadcast recruitment ads on all stations seeking applicants, and will notify the Michigan Association of Broadcasters to add this posting on their web site. We will also make notification to the listings on Appendix "A" that is attached to this report.
The following areas are the only areas we offer full time employment:
Sales: Full time commissioned sales
Programming/Production: Full time announcing and production will include experienced broadcast announcers with commercial production talents, and board operation capabilities.
Administration: General office work, telephones, word processing, and some accounting experience required.
Forum Communications, Inc. welcomes requests from organizations that assist with job-seeker assistance that wish to be notified of any opening. Please contact us and we will honor those requests.
To Contact Us:
Forum Communications, Inc.
Robert Brink, EEO Coordinator
PO Box 80 - 706 East Allegan St.
Otsego MI 49078
Annual EEO Public File Report
Forum Communications, Inc.
WQXC-FM Allegan MI & WZUU-FM Mattawan MI
June 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016
The purpose of this EEO Public File Report ("Report") is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC's EEO Rule. This Report has been prepared on behalf of Forum Communications, Inc. Southwestern Michigan Station Employment Unit ("SEU"). This SEU is comprised of the following stations: WQXC-FM licensed to Allegan, Michigan, and WZUU-FM licensed to Mattawan, Michigan, and posted on their web sites. The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning June 1, 2015 to and including May 31, 2016 (the "Applicable Period").
During the above-mentioned dates, there were no full-time openings or hires.
"PRONG 3" INITIATIVES
During the above timeframe Forum Communications, Inc participated in the following initiatives:
- On March 23, 2016 Forum Communications, Inc. participated in a Career Fair at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Bob Brink participated in this one-day event, discussing with participants career opportunities in broadcasting with Forum Communications, Inc. and broadcasting in general.
- As a continuing practice, Forum Communications, Inc. participates in the Michigan Association of Broadcasters "Job Bank" and always encourages applicants to send tapes and resumes that we can file for reference when we have future openings.
- As a continuing practice, Forum Communications, Inc. works with the Michigan Works Country Offices in Kalamazoo, Allegan, and Van Buren counties.
- As a continuing practice, Forum Communications, Inc. participates in the Kalamazoo Valley Community College "Student Employment Pages" and always encourages applicants to send tapes and resumes' that we can file for reference when we have future openings.
EMPLOYMENT RECRUITMENT SOURCES USED BY
FORUM COMMUNICATIONS INC. FOR ALL JOB OPENINGS
Michigan Indian Employment Services
724 West Centre Avenue, Suite 2
Portage MI 49024-6310
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49009-7402
Michigan Works Allegan County
3255 122nd Ave. Suite 101
Allegan, MI 49010
Michigan Works Kalamazoo County
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo MI 49001-2711
Michigan Works VanBuren County
32849 E. Red Arrow Hwy
Paw Paw MI 49079-9401
Specs Howard School of Broadcasting
19900 W. 9 Mile Road
Southfield MI 48075-3953
Michigan Association of Broadcasters Job Bank
819 N. Washington Avenue
Lansing MI 48906
Michigan Works St. Joseph County
16587 Enterprise Drive
Three Rivers, MI 49093-7902
In addition, for select job openings Forum Communications Inc. uses the Kalamazoo Gazette and Allegan County News newspapers, and radio stations WQXC-FM and WZUU-FM.