EEO Report


The purpose of this EEO Public File Report is to comply with Section 73.2080(c) (6) of the FCC’s 2002 EEO rule. This report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations:


If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and would like to receive job vacancy notices for Manning Broadcasting Inc., please provide Manning Broadcasting Inc. with the name, mailing address, email address, if applicable, telephone number, fax number and contact person and identify the category of categories of vacancies for which you would like information specified above to the following person at Manning Broadcasting Inc.:

Human Resources Manning Broadcasting Inc.

5742 Industry Lane Frederick, MD (301) 620-7700

The information in this report covers the time period beginning June 1, 2016 to and including May 31, 2017. The FCC’s 2002 EEO Rule requires that this report contain the following information:

  1. A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the applicable
  2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the
  3. The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancies during the applicable period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies; and
  4. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 2080(c)(s) of the FCC rules.

It is the policy of Manning Broadcasting Inc., WAFY, WWEG and WARK to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions. As required by Section 73.2080 of the Commission’s Rules, the stations have participated in several different recruitment activities to ensure broad outreach.  A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken is described in Section 3.


 EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017


Job Title Recruitment Sources (“RS”)Used to Fill Vacancy RS Referring Hiree
On Air Personality 3,7,9,10 3


RS Number RS Information Source Entitled to Vacancy Notification? (Yes/No) No. of Interviewees Referred by RS over 12 month-period
1. Maryland Job Service/Frederick County 5340 A Spectrum DriveFrederick, MD 21703


No 0
2. Radio recruitment adWARK-AM/WAFY-FM/WWEG-FM

5742 Industry Lane, Frederick, MD 21704

(301) 620-7700

880 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown,

MD 21740

(301) 733-4500

No 0
3.   Employee referral No 1
4. Client Referral No 0
5. and No 0
6. Hagerstown Herald MailPO Box 439, 100 Summit Ave No 0
Hagerstown MD 21741301-733-5131
7. All AccessAttn: Joel Denver

28955 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 210

Malibu, CA 90265

No 4
8. Internship Program 5742 Industry Lane Frederick, MD(301) 620-7700 No 0
9. Current Part Time Employee No 0
10. Vallie-Richards Consulting, Inc.P.O. Box 299 Greensboro, GA 30642


No 0
11. Towson StateCareer Planning & Placement Attn:  Glenda Henkel Program Coordinator

8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252


No 0
12. University of Maryland, College Park Career CenterAttn: Cyndy Kaufman Director of Communications 3100 Hornbake Library College Park, MD 20742 301-314-7225 No 0
13. DCRTV.com1981B Villaridge Drive, Reston VA 20191 No 0
14. WHAG-TV13 E. Washington Street Hagerstown, MD 21740

(301) 797‐4400

No 0
15. Frederick News Post351 Ballenger Center Dr. Frederick, MD 21703

(301) 662‐1883

No 0
 16. LinkedIn Corporation 2029 Stierlin CtMountain View, CA 94043 No 0
 17. RADIO ONLINE LLP3500 Tripp Avenue

Amarillo TX 79121-1637

No 0


Type of Recruitment Initiative(Menu Selection) Brief Description of Activity
1. Establishment of training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions.Establishment of a mentoring program for station personnel. Manning Broadcasting Inc. provides training to current employees involved in the traffic, programming and promotions department which enables them to gain specific skills needed for promotion.  Our Promotion Director worked part time on air for the last few years.  With training, she now does a full time air shift on WAFY-FM.
2. Internship program designed to assist students in acquiring skills needed for employment in radio broadcasting industry. Manning Broadcasting Inc. had one intern from Penn State University receive academic credit while learning about station operations and the radio industry in general. Interns receive experience and instruction in the following areas:
·       Promotional duties of radio personnel.·       Marketing proposals & promotions.

·       Integrating with sales.

·       Record labels and music scheduling.

·       Creating radio listenership, including discussions about cume, time spent listening & other metrics.

·       Event Management.

·       Production & Copywriting.

·       Programming Concepts.

·       On-Air and creating their own air checks.

3. Participation in other activities designed by the station reasonably calculated to further the goal of disseminating information as to opportunities in broadcasting. On October 27, 2016, Tommy Jordan and Amber Saunders from the Key 103 Morning Buzz did a remote at the FCPS Career & Technology Center Open House from the radio and television studios at the Center between 6pm and 8pm. J. Frederick Manning, President/COO and Barbara Smith, Promotions Director were also on hand to discuss careers in radio with attendees.On April 26, 2017, WAFY-FM Morning Show Hosts, Tommy and Amber, participated in a Career Fair at Governor Thomas Johnson Middle School. They spoke about their positions both on and off the air, the various career opportunities in the broadcasting industry and how one can get into the industry.
4. Sponsorship of job fair with organizations in the business and professional community. On April 19, 2017, Manning Broadcasting Inc. was the co-sponsor of a job fair at the University System of Maryland, Hagerstown, MD.  Manning Broadcasting provided commercials, email blasts and social media exposure to help promote the job fair and had a booth.  J. Frederick Manning, President/COO, Dave Barnhart, Digital Marketing Manager and Greg Strope, Production Director were all in attendance to discuss career opportunities in the radio industry with attendees.