EEO Report/Diversity Statement

2014 ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

This filing represents the annual EEO report as required by the Federal Communications Commission for station WCLK, Atlanta GA.  It covers the period December 1, 2013 - November 30, 2014.  There were no vacancies filled during the reporting period.

OUTREACH

Jazz 91.9 WCLK conducts student training and internships each semester, fall, spring and summer to actively engage students in radio broadcasting and multimedia and as a means of creating a database of student workers as vacancies arise. During the period covered by this report, WCLK provided for training for up to 12 interns per semester for a total of about 36 student intern training opportunities over the one year period.  

The training opportunities are open to all students At Clark Atlanta University as well as to students at local colleges and Universities to include Morehouse, Spelman, International Theological Seminary, Georgia State, Georgia Tech and others. There are occasions when WCLK provides training supervised training to high school students.  That is usually at the request of the high school.

Students are provided the opportunity to assist WCLK staff to acquire training in the areas of production, membership, front office administration, sales and traffic, communications and public relations.  Many students are assigned by their area of interest so that they gain invaluable skills that will enable them to be employable upon graduation.

WCLK also selects work study applicants each year.  These students are provided paid training opportunities in their areas of interest.  WCLK hires about six work study students per year.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Director of Marketing and Communications worked with a Fulton County health and wellness coalition as a community panelist and, discussed job readiness skills and internship opportunities with an audience of nearly 50 individuals at Kennedy Middle School on  June 17, 2014.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK co-sponsored the Clark Atlanta University (CAU), School of Arts and Sciences, Division of Mass Media Arts Career Development Forum on Friday, September 5.  The event was coordinated and managed by the Director of Marketing and Communications for WCLK and by the Volunteer coordinator at WCLK.

As openings arise, the station shares ongoing information with other public media colleagues in Georgia and across the country in an effort to tap ready qualified candidates.