EEO 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity Program

Annual Report

Neuhoff Media-Decatur LLC


Decatur, Illinois

August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017

Full-Time Vacancies

The following full-time positions were filled during the reporting period:

#1 Program Director

#2 News Announcer

#3 Account Executive


Interview Sources

Total Number of Persons Interviewed:

Sources of Interviews Conducted:

Pos. Job Title Date Filled Applicants Interviewed


Recruitment Sources Used Referral Source of Employee
#1 Program Director 11/7/2016 8 – #14

2- #11

#8, #11, #12, #14, All Access
#2 News Announcer 5/30/2017 2- #8


1 – #11

#1, #3, #7, #8, #9, #11, #12, #13, #14 Company Transfer
#3 Account Executive 7/1/2017 5-#1


2 -#12

#1, #7, #8, #10 #11, #12, On Air


Recruitment Sources for Employment Notices




On Air Announcements:



250 North Water Street, Ste 100

Decatur, Illinois 62523


Mike Hulvey





The Herald & Review

601 East Williams Street, Decatur Illinois  62523 Gary Sawyer




Millikin University 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, Illinois 62522 Dr. Randy Brooks




Illinois Department of Employment 401 Longview Place

Decatur, Illinois 61920



Broadcast Employment Services


PO Box 4116

Oceanside CA 92052



Decatur Tribune


Millikin Court – Suite 424

PO Box 1490

Decatur Illinois  62525-1490





Richland Community College



One College Park

Decatur, Illinois 62521

Deborah McGee




Illinois Broadcasters Association

Job Bank

300 North Pershing, Suite B

Energy, IL  62933

Debra Gray




Illinois News Broadcasters Association 1 University Circle

Macomb, IL 61455

Bob Roberts



10 Regional Help Inc

1 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 506

Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Dale Mulder





Neuhoff Communications

250 North Water Street, Ste 100

Decatur, Illinois 62523

Michele Mitchell 217.423.9744


Neuhoff Media – Social Media Accounts Neuhoff Media-Decatur

250 North Water Street

Decatur, Illinois 62523

Kathy Byerly


13 Neuhoff Media – Decatur Internal Posting 217.423.9744
14 All All Access Music Group

28955 Pacific Coast Hwy

Suite 210

Malibu, CA 90265

On Air Position


15 Country Aircheck Country Aircheck

914 18th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37212

Lon Helton




Supplemental Outreach Initiatives

  1. Career Outreach – Richland Community College

Neuhoff Media-Decatur hosted a Career Outreach program for students from Richland Community College. Students met with members of our staff who provided information about all facets of the broadcast and digital operations. Students were also informed about part-time and full-time positions within our company. 10 students participated under the direction of Dr. Sherrod on April 13, 2017.

  1. Job Fair – National Radio Show

Neuhoff Media-Decatur participated in the Radio Show Career Day at the RAB/NAB Convention held in Nashville on September 21, 2016. Members of our senior team conducted a series of on-site interviews with candidates from throughout the country while our VP/Sales made a formal presentation on employment opportunities in broadcasting. Candidates were presented with information about career opportunities in all facets of our company from sales, on-air, digital and engineering.

  1.       Internship Program

Our internship program is available to high school or college students with a specific interest in broadcasting.  The 2016-17 program featured 3 participants including students from the University of Illinois, Millikin University, and Richland Community College. The students participated in on-air roles, active in promotional support and working directly with the website in video and audio production.    

  1.      Neuhoff Summer Media Camp

This annual program featured 20 students attending camp the week of June 19th, 2017 at the Danville Area Community College.  The program focused on young people interested in careers in the media field in general, but with an emphasis on radio, television broadcasting and writing. Members of the Neuhoff staff conduct hands on training in announcing, interviewing, reporting and public relations. In its 21th year, the Summer Media Camp is responsible for a number of current or past staff members.

  1.  International Broadcasters SESAC Scholarship

Neuhoff Media-Decatur participated along with the International Broadcasters         Idea Bank in soliciting applications for a $10,000 scholarship for students in the broadcasting field of study.  On-Air announcements ran from January to March 2017.  Applications were made available to listeners. The scholarship winner came from Central Illinois.

  1. Decatur Luther Schools –Summer Career Tour

Neuhoff Media-Decatur staff participated in our annual series of instructional             tour to students of Decatur Christian School. On Tuesday, April 4th a student group visited the radio station.  They learned about careers currently available in the broadcast industry and future opportunities related to technology and innovation.

  1. NABEF Media Sales Institute

The VP-Sales represented Neuhoff Media at the Media Sales Institute at Illinois State University on April 4th, 2017.  The group included approximately 100 students who heard about careers in broadcasting and opportunities within our company.  We participated on a panel as well as conducted individual meetings with audience members.


  1. Student Management Leadership Retreat

On Thursday, August 4th, 2106 Neuhoff Media provided the keynote speaker for the annual Student Management Leadership Retreat at the University of Indianapolis.  The retreat was attended by over 20 students who are currently enrolled in Radio, TV or Digital focused curriculum at UIndy.  Instruction was provided on career pathways in our company, insights into employment strategies and necessary skill sets for successful applicants at Neuhoff Media.

  1. Illinois Broadcasters Job Board

Neuhoff Media- Decatur routinely lists each upper-level opening in a job bank or newsletter of a media trade group with a broad-based membership, including participation of women and minorities, such as the Illinois Broadcasters Association.