KLTI EEO Report
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
Station KLTI (AM), Macon, 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 are employed.
Supplemental Outreach Initiatives and
A: Chirillo Electronics, 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: Chirillo Electronics, Inc. has an ongoing program which allows area
school students who are interested in the broadcast industry to "shadow" station personnel. Each year
students from various schools throughout the listening area have the opportunity to experience a real life
perspective of day-to-day operations in a radio station. In May of 2015, Marc Palmer, a South Shelby High
School student spend a day learning how a radio station works, what the requirements are and general day to day
functions in a radio station as he shadowed KLTI Operations Manager Kevin Burge on May 8, 2015.
C: Chirillo Electronics, Inc. has an ongoing Internship program
which allows area youth to actually work in a broadcast environment. During this reporting cycle, Brent Pipes
from Macon High School has been working as a paid intern in a variety of broadcast related functions. He was
hired as a MHS Junior and is continuing to work through his Senior year. In July, 2015 Brent left to
continue his education at the college level later in the year. At that time, Adam Warren from Macon High School was
brought on board as a paid intern and is currently engaged in learning a variety of broadcast related functions..
Supervisors include Kevin Burge, KLTI Operations Manager and Dale Palmer, KLTI General Manager.
D: KLTI 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: Continued to air weekly announcements encouraging those who are
interested in a broadcast related career to contact us.
F: 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.
KLTI is owned and operated by Chirillo Electronics, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org