EEO Report and Related Information

 

EEO Reports

2014 WCBU EEO Public File Report
Period Covered by This Report: August 1, 2013 through July 31 2014

There were no full time positions filled during this time period.

Outreach Activities

Students as Announcers and Operators:

Bradley University students gain practical experience in radio operations working as part-time hourly paid board operators, providing interstitial announcements during programs.  

There are additional opportunities to gain experience as producers and editors working on sustaining program series and special projects as paid and unpaid interns.

Students work under the supervision of the Operations Manager and News Director.

Internships and Student Employment WCBU News:

Bradley University students gain experience in the broadcasting field working as writers and reporters in the News Department under the supervision of the news staff.  

This program is designed to supplement the learning experience and better prepare students for careers in media both in paid and unpaid capacities.  Interns come from Bradley University and other universities around the country.  They are paid, or work for academic credit.

RIS Volunteers:

Volunteers support the WCBU Radio Information Service, reading local publications for the blind and print handicapped.  Using special receivers, listeners can hear local and national publications 24 hours a day.

Outreach Activities:

WCBU participated in a Bradley University Job Fair September 19, 2013 for the purpose of recruiting part time employees and interns.  The station actively recruits among the student body through the Bradley University’s Department of Communications in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts.
Staff members speak at local service clubs about broadcasting and opportunities in media.

Tours:

The station regularly provides tours for elementary, high school, and scouting groups, highlighting career opportunities in broadcasting.

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2013 WCBU EEO Public File Report
Period Covered by This Report:
August 1, 2012 through July 31 2013

There were no full time positions filled during this time period.

Outreach Activities

Students as Announcers and Operators:

Bradley University students gain practical experience in radio operations working as part-time hourly paid board operators, providing interstitial announcements during programs. 

There are additional opportunities to gain experience as producers and editors working on sustaining program series and special projects as paid and unpaid interns.

Students work under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Program Director.

Internships and Student Employment WCBU News:

Bradley University students gain experience in the broadcasting field working as writers and reporters in the News Department under the supervision of the news staff.  

This program is designed to supplement the learning experience and better prepare students for careers in media both in paid and unpaid capacities.  Interns come from Bradley University and other universities around the country.  They are paid, or work for academic credit.

RIS Volunteers:

Volunteers support the WCBU Radio Information Service, reading local publications for the blind and print handicapped.  Using special receivers, listeners can hear local and national publications 24 hours a day.

Outreach Activities:

WCBU participates in employment fairs at Bradley University, and actively recruits among the student body through the Bradley University’s Department of Communications in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts.

WCBU also participates in the District 150 Adopt-A-School program providing experiences for elementary and middle school age students.

Staff members speak at local service clubs about broadcasting and opportunities in media.

Tours:

The station regularly provides tours for elementary, high school, and scouting groups, highlighting career opportunities in broadcasting.

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2012 WCBU EEO Public File Report
Period Covered by This Report: August 1, 2011 through July 31 2012

There were no full time positions filled during this time period.

Outreach Activities

Students as Announcers and Operators:
Bradley University students gain practical experience in radio operations working as board operators, providing interstitial announcements during programs.

There are additional opportunities to gain experience as producers and editors working on sustaining program series and special projects

Students work under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Program Director.

Internships and Student Employment WCBU News:

Bradley University students gain experience in the broadcasting field working as writers and reporters in the News Department under the supervision of the news staff.

This program is designed to supplement the learning experience and better prepare students for careers in media both in paid and unpaid capacities.

RIS Volunteers:

Volunteers support the WCBU Radio Information Service, reading local publications for the blind and print handicapped. Using special receivers, listeners can hear local and national publications 24 hours a day.
 

Outreach Activities:

August and January: WCBU participates in employment fairs at Bradley University twice each year, and actively recruits among the student body through the Bradley University’s Department of Communications in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts.

WCBU also participates in the District 150 Adopt-A-School program providing experiences for elementary and middle school age students.

Staff members speak at local service clubs about broadcasting and opportunities in media.

Senior staff members regularly speak to Bradley University classes about issues in management, news, programming and sales, as well as career opportunities in public media and at WCBU.
 

Tours:

The station regularly provides tours for elementary, high school, and scouting groups, highlighting career opportunities in broadcasting.
 

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2011 WCBU EEO Public File Report

Period Covered by This Report: August 1, 2010 through July 31 2011

There were no full time positions filled during this time period.

Outreach Activities

Students as Announcers and Operators:

Bradley University students gain practical experience in radio operations working as board operators, providing interstitial announcements during programs. 

There are additional opportunities to gain experience as producers and editors working on sustaining program series and special projects.

Students work under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Program Director.

Internships - WCBU News:

Bradley University students gain experience in the broadcasting field working as writers and reporters in the News Department under the supervision of the news staff.  

This program is designed to supplement the learning experience and better prepare students for careers in media.

RIS Volunteers:

Volunteers support the WCBU Radio Information Service, reading local publications for the blind and print handicapped.  Using special receivers, listeners can hear local and national publications 24 hours a day.

Outreach Activities:

August and January: WCBU participates in part time employment fairs at Bradley University twice each year, and actively recruits among the student body through the Bradley University’s Department of Communications in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts.

WCBU also participates in the District 150 Adopt-A-School program providing experiences for elementary and middle school age students.

Staff members speak at local service clubs about broadcasting and opportunities in media.

Tours:

The station regularly provides tours for elementary, high school, and scouting groups, highlighting career opportunities in broadcasting. 

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2010 WCBU EEO Public File Report

Period Covered by this Report: August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2010

A. Full-Time Positions Filled During the Past Year:

Title: News Reporter               Date Filled: 11/23/09

Source for hire:  Bradley University HR Office

B. Recruitment/Referral Sources Used to Seek Candidates for Each Position:

Recruitment Sources

Peoria Journal-Star   

1 News Plaza, Peoria, IL 61643

(309) 686-3060

WCBU web site www.wcbufm.org

1501 West Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625

(309) 677-3690

Bradley University HR Office  www.bradley.edu/humanresources

1501 West Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625

(309) 677-3223

NPR DACS

CPB Jobline

NPR Next Generation Project

IPR Listserv

PRNDI Listserv

Local and National Agencies concerned with the hiring of minorities and women

Illinois Department of Employment Security

C. Total Number of Persons Interviewed For All Full-Time Positions: 3

D. Total Number of Interviewees for All Full-Time Positions, Per Recruitment/Referral Source:

Source Unknown

WCBU Web Site

E. Outreach Activities:

  • WCBU Participates in job fairs held at Bradley University.
  • Bradley University students gain practical experience working with WCBU as student employees and interns.  This practical experience complements academic training received.  Students gain experience in News, Programming (as weekend announcers), and Development/Fundraising.
  • The station regularly provides tours for elementary, high school, and scouting groups, highlighting career opportunities in broadcasting.

RELATED INFORMATION:

Diversity

Peoria Public Radio is committed to ensuring that its workforce and governing boards reflect the diversity found in the communities it serves.   Central to Peoria Public Radio’s mission, vision and values is maintaining a governing and workplace environment which recognizes and celebrates the power of diversity. This station strives to create and foster a supportive environment in which all individuals can be successful and reach his or her full potential within the organization.

Peoria Public Radio seeks a diverse workforce and Community Advisory Board through distinct personalities and capabilities of each individual within the group. On a personal level, the diversity of an individual is defined by his or her cultural and personal differences, as well as life and professional experiences.

Peoria Public Radio believes that diversity considerations extend beyond race and gender. The spectrum of diversity also includes disability, religious belief, age, culture, sexual orientation, physicality, education and socio- economic status.

Bradley University and Peoria Public Radio, a unit within the University is an equal opportunity employer and will attempt to recruit a diverse work force and explicitly forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability and marital status.
 


Donor Privacy

WCBU, Peoria Public Radio maintains lists of names, addresses, giving history, programming interests and other pertinent data for those who have supported us financially or otherwise have indicated an interest in our organization’s programming or activities.

Peoria Public Radio does not sell or exchange its list with any other organization. On occasion, the station provides its list to vendors who conduct work or an activity for Peoria Public Radio. This station requires all vendors to maintain the confidentiality of its files and confidential information and to adhere to a policy of not exchanging, selling, or otherwise disclosing the organization's member, donor and underwriter lists.

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