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WECT-TV

EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT


August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020

I. VACANCY LIST
See Section II, the “Master Recruitment Source List” (“MRSL”) for recruitment source data

Recruitment Sources (“RS”) RS Referring


Job Title
Used to Fill Vacancy Hiree

Engineer - IT 1-13, 15-17 13


Producer 1-17 13
Producer – Digital News 1-17 13
Digital Content Producer 1-17 13
WECT-TV
EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020

II. MASTER RECRUITMENT SOURCE LIST (“MRSL”)

Source Entitled No. of Interviewees


RS to Vacancy Referred by RS
RS Information
Number Notification? Over
(Yes/No) Reporting Period

1 Bladen Community College


Kristina Harbison YES
401 Mercer Mill Road 0
Elizabethtown, NC 28332
2 Cape Fear Community College
Career Planning & Placement Department YES
411 N Front Street 0
Wilmington, NC 28401
3 Columbus County NC Works
Evelyn Brisbon 0
PO Box 151 YES
Whiteville, NC 28472
4 Employment Security Commission
Joe Stanley NO 0
1994 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
5 Miller Motte Business College
Rachel Merritt NO 0
5000 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
6 Coastal Horizons
Margaret Stargill NO 0
615 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28412
7 University of North Carolina – Wilmington
UNCW Career Services YES 0
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
8 NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Jackie Radford YES 0
3340 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 201
Wilmington, NC 28403
Source Entitled No. of Interviewees
RS to Vacancy Referred by RS
RS Information
Number Notification? Over
(Yes/No) Reporting Period

9 Columbus County Senior Center


827 Washington Street NO 0
Whiteville, NC 28472
10 Phoenix Hometown Hires
Ally Thornton YES 0
20 N 4th Street, Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28401
11 The ARC of Wilmington
Regina Johnson YES 0
5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403
12 Internal Posting in the Breakroom of WECT NO 2
13 Gray Television – www.gray.tv/careers
WECT-TV Website – www.wect.com/jobs NO 9
14 Internship Program NO 0
15 Wilmington Star News
Leigh Ann Askew NO 0
leighann.askew@starnewsonline.com
16 North Carolina Association of Broadcasters
www.ncbroadcast.com NO 0
17 Employee Referral No 2

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WECT-TV
EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT
August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020

III. RECRUITMENT INITIATIVES

Type Of Recruitment Initiative Brief Description Of Activity


(Menu Selection)

1 Students to Professionals – The RTDNAC On February 25, 2020, News Director attended
Student Workshop RTDNAC sponsored workshop. The event
drew 130 students from several journalism
programs at both North Carolina and South
WBTV-TV, Charlotte, NC Carolina schools. More than 30 working
professionals shared their experience of getting
into and thriving in the modern media
environment.

WECT-TV EEO Outreach Promo WECT-TV airs the below promotional spot as
an ongoing recruitment initiative.
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“WECT-TV, a Gray Media Station, is
committed to a broad applicant recruiting
outreach program in our continuing efforts to
represent our diverse community. As part of
this effort, we encourage qualified community
organizations to become part of our full-time
job opportunity notification mailing list. If
your organization is interested in becoming part
of this list, and you distribute job information
or can provide referrals as part of your regular
activity, we would like to hear from you. We
would then notify you of each full-time
opening and ask you to refer individuals to us
for consideration. Send your request to: EEO
Coordinator, WECT-TV, 322 Shipyard Blvd,
Wilmington, NC 28412

3 WECT-TV Internship Program WECT offers internships to college students as


News – 1 intern Fall, 2019 a way to assess jobs and job readiness. Some
of these are in conjunction with UNCW,
3 intern Spring, 2020
Pembroke State and Cape Fear Community
0 interns Summer, 2020 (Cancelled - Covid – 19) College, whose students must interview for
positions to understudy in the News and
Marketing Departments of WECT-TV
Marketing
0 intern Fall, 2019
1 intern Spring, 2020
0 interns Summer, 2020 (Cancelled - Covid – 19)

4 WECT Diversity and Inclusion Workshop On June 25, 2020 WECT hosted a Zoom
Workshop that was moderated by Kimberly
Zoom Workshop
McLaughlin-Smith, UNC-Wilmington’s
Attended by 40 employees Diversity & Inclusion Specialist. Staff
participated in sharing their views on current
events and Kimberly offered ideas and insight
to the staff for the future

5 Foundations Training Overview Workshop Starting July 9, 2020 Adaway Consulting will
be hosting a five week workshop for General
Hosted by Adaway Consulting Group
Managers and News Directors. Items to be
addressed:
General Manager and News Director attended Shared language around diversity, equity,
inclusion, power and the four levels of
oppression

How biases influence your interactions and


decision making and ways to mitigate them

Ways to spot how implicit bias and


microaggressions show up in media and how to
avoid it

How to champion equity and inclusion efforts


and involve your staff in the process
Handling conflict, making mistakes, and having
difficult conversations across difference
How to avoid common faux pas made
regarding: gendered language, race, class, and
ability

How to apologize effectively –particularly to


those with marginalized identities.

The Adaway Group is a black woman owned


firm that provides consulting and training
services in the areas of diversity, equity,
inclusion, (DEI), social justice, strategic
planning, and organizational change.

6 UNC-Wilmington Business Class Tour On February 28, 2020, General Manager met
with the business class lead by UNCW
Cameron Executive Network Greg Miller.
Students were given an intricate tour of the
television station and given the opportunity to
have a question and answer session after the
tour.