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October 1, 2015

This report is being filed to comply with Federal Communications Commission Rules providing the following information for the period of September 22, 2014 to September 21, 2015 for Stations KFMZ (AM) and KZBK (FM), Brookfield, Missouri. According to Federal Communications Commission EEO rules, this station employment unit is not subject to formal outreach and recruitment requirements as fewer than five full-time persons were employed during the period.

Supplemental Outreach Initiatives and Activities
A: Best Broadcasting, Inc. participates in the Missouri Broadcasters Association Scholarship program. Deserving students receive financial aid to assist them in attaining the training and expertise required to become valuable employees in Missouri's broadcasting industry. The annual deadline for applications is March 31st of each year. Click here for more information.

B: Best Broadcasting, Inc. has an ongoing Internship program which allows area youth to actually work in a broadcast environment. During this reporting cycle, Ryan Elliott from Brookfield High School has been working as a paid intern in a variety of broadcast related functions. He was hired as a BHS Junior and worked through his Senior year before contuning his education at the College level in August of 2015. Ryan was referred to us by the BHS Counselor and is a student in the BHS Communications department. His supervisors include Jeff Elliott, KFMZ/KZBK Operations Manager and Dale Palmer, KFMZ/KZBK General Manager.

C: Best Broadcasting, Inc. has an ongoing program which allows area school students who are interested in the broadcast industry to "shadow" station personnel. Each year we host several students from various schools throughout the listening area and give them a real life perspective of day-to-day operations in a radio station. This year, one of those students was Paul Railey, a senior at Meadville High School. During the shadow experience on March 17, 2015, Jordan was exposed to all aspects of the Station Operations Manager responsibilities and much more. He also expressed significant interest in creative-related occupations within the radio station.

D: KFMZ/KZBK was represented by Jeff Elliott, Group Operations Manager during a Career Fair at the Linn County Career and Technical Center on November 20, 2014. Approximately 600 area high school students were represented during the day long event. Jeff conducted sessions with four separate groups of students discussing career opportunities in the field of broadcasting.

E: KFMZ/KZBK has a mentoring assistance program. This years program involved assistance and a one-on-one interview with Brookfield High School senior, Frank Clark on November 28, 2014. KFMZ/KZBK Operations Manager Jeff Elliott assisted with a research paper Mr. Clark is writing on careers in communications. He conducted a 15-minute interview, asking a number of questions about the job, training, and other aspects of the broadcasting and advertising industries.

F:  Continued to air weekly announcements encouraging those who are interested in a broadcast related career to contact us.

G: Continued to air weekly announcements encouraging the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our stations. These announcements inform organizations that wish to receive our job vacancy information to contact us.

KFMZ/KZBK is owned and operated by Best Broadcasting, Inc, part of the Best Broadcast Group, and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or conditions specifically prohibited by federal, state, and local legislation.

The Best Broadcast Group is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at KFMZ, KZBK, KLTI, KZZT & KMCR. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our stations. Organizations that wish to receive our job vacancy information should contact Dale A. Palmer at 660-258-3383 or by sending an email to 



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