EEO 2014 Report

2014 ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

Northwest Communities Education Center

Station(s):  KDNA 91.9 FM
Community(ies) of License:  Granger WA

Reporting Period:   10/1/2013 – 09/30/2014

No. of Full-time Employees:
5 – 10    X     /       More than 10__________
Small Market Exemption:

During the Reporting Period, a total of __2_ full time positions were filled.  The information required by FCC Rule 73.2080(c)(6) is provided in the charts that follow.

INITIATIVES

The employment unit engaged in the following broad outreach initiatives in accordance with various elements of FCC Rule 73.2080(c)(2):

Participated in _1  job fairs by station personnel who have substantial responsibility in making hiring decisions.

October 11, 2013, Granger Hight School, General Manager
Hosted at least one job fair.

4/16/14, at the NCEC/KDNA location, attended by General Manager and Director

Established training programs designed to enable station personnel to acquire skills that could qualify them for higher level positions.
Yes. Employees are permitted to take time off from work, with pay, to attend classes at the local college to improve their skills or get their degree.

LIST OF POSITIONS FILLED

Date of Hire:  2/1/14
Job Title:  Reporter
Recruitment Source Referring Hiree
Yakima Herald, WA State Employment Security Department, Craigslist; KDNA Employment Opportunities and KDNA website

8/18/14
Producer
Employee went from part time to full time

Total Number of Persons Interviewed in Preceding Year: ___0____

Recruitment Sources Used in Preceding Year
Number of Persons

Interviewed that the

Source Referred

Juegos de Beisbol en Radio KDNA / Yakima Valley Pippins Home Games To Be Heard On KDNA

Los Pippins del Valle de Yakima, un partido de beisbol, ha llegado a un acuerdo histórico con Radio KDNA la única emisora de radio en español de educación e información de tiempo completo en la frecuencia 91.9 FM de estudios situados en Granger, Washington, para transmitir veintiún partidos en casa de la temporada 2014 en vivo. KDNA es propiedad del Centro de Educación de Comunidades del Noroeste, una organización sin fines de lucro. Este es el primer acuerdo de este tipo en la historia de la Liga de la Costa Oeste, y se cree que uno de los primeros dichas relaciones en todos los colegiados de béisbol de verano.

La Liga de la Costa Oeste (CMT) se fundó en 2005, e incluye equipos de Washington, Oregón y la Columbia Británica. La liga comenzó originalmente para desarrollar el talento de la universidades, y sólo jugadores elegibles y atendiendo universitarios actualmente se les permite participar. Los mejores jugadores elegibles universitarios compiten en la Liga de la Costa Oeste, que ha producido decenas de jugadores profesionales y una serie de jugadores de Grandes Ligas. Equipos de la Liga se operan igual que los equipos profesionales de ligas menores. La temporada de la CMT se extiende desde principios de junio hasta mediados de agosto.

Centro de Comunidades del Noroeste Educación (NCEC) y KDNA -FM (Radio Cadena), que celebro los 34 años sirviendo la comunidad latina del Valle de Yakima. NCEC, a través de Radio KDNA, sirve a los hombres, mujeres y niños de la zona geográfica central de Washington, por mayoría trabajadores agrícolas que son económicamente y educativamente desventajados. Los trabajadores son inmigrantes que trabajan en los empacadores y los empresarios de la pequeña empresa. NCEC ha utilizado KDNA para educar, informar, motivar, animar y movilizar a las audiencias de escucha para aprender el idioma Inglés y convertirse en ciudadanos involucrados.

Además de las transmisiones en vivo, el equipo y KDNA tendrán segmentos cada semana discutiendo el equipo, su desempeño en el campo, y el papel de la educación en la vida de los jugadores Pippins entre otros temas.


 

The Yakima Valley Pippins have reached a historic agreement with Radio KDNA the only full-time educational and informational Spanish-language station broadcasting on frequency 91.9 FM from studios located in Granger, Washington, to air twenty-one home games from the opening 2014 season live. KDNA is owned by, and licensed to, the Northwest Communities Education Center, a not-for profit organization.

This is the first such agreement in the history of the West Coast League, and believed to be among the first such relationships in all of summer collegiate baseball. The West Coast League (WCL) was founded in 2005, and includes teams from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The league is originally intended to develop college talent, and only current college eligible players are allowed to participate. Top college eligible players compete in the West Coast League, which has produced dozens of professional players and a number of major leaguers. League teams are operated just like professional minor league teams. The WCL season runs from early June to mid-August.

Northwest Communities’ Education Center (NCEC) and KDNA-FM (Radio Cadena), celebrated 34 years of community and radio outreach service to Latino residents of the Yakima Valley. NCEC, through Radio KDNA, serves the men, women and children of the Central Washington geographic area, by majority economically and educationally disadvantaged farm workers, immigrants, warehouse packers and small business entrepreneurs. NCEC has used KDNA to educate, inform, motivate, encourage, and mobilize the listening audiences to learn the English language and become involved citizens.

In addition to the live broadcasts, the team and KDNA will have segments each week discussing the team, its performance on the field, and the role of education in the lives of Pippins players among other topics.

 

About Radio KDNA / Sobre Radio KDNA

KDNA staff and volunteers in front of transmitter shack on Ahtanum ridge circa 1979. El personal y los voluntarios de Radio KDNA en frente de la emisora choza en Ahtanum cresta alrededor de 1979.

Radio KDNA is the only full-time educational Spanish language public radio station in the United States.

Broadcasting on a frequency of 91.9 FM with an effective radiated power of 20,000 watts, from studios located in Granger, Washington, KDNA is owned by, and licensed to, the Northwest Communities Education Center, a not-for profit corporation. The station is governed by a minority Board of Directors representative of its listening community. In 1999 KDNA celebrated 20 years of broadcasting in the Yakima Valley.


Radio KDNA es la única lengua educativa española emisora ​​de radio pública de tiempo completo en los Estados Unidos.

Radiodifusión en una frecuencia de 91.9 FM con una potencia radiada aparente de 20.000 vatios, desde estudios situados en Granger, Washington, KDNA es propiedad de, y con licencia para el Centro de Educación de Comunidades del Noroeste, una corporación sin fines de lucro. La estación es dirigida por un Consejo de Administración minoría representativa de su comunidad que escucha. En 1999 KDNA celebró 20 años de la radiodifusión en el Valle de Yakima.

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