KIOS-FM

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To view current job openings, visit the Omaha Public Schools Careers page, and look for jobs with "KIOS" in the title. 

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2017 ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

Period Covered by this Report ("Period"):  February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017
Call sign of station in Station Employment Unit:   KIOS-FM

I.  Full-time vacancies filled during period:  1
    
News Director position vacated by individual who left to pursue another career.

II.  Each recruitment or referral source ("source") used to seek candidates for each vacancy:

Omaha Public Schools website, School Spring and many on-line sites pick up the positions from the OPS site.

III.  Total number of persons interviewed for all full-time vacancies filled during period:  4

IV.  Total number of interviewees for all full-time vacancies filled during period per source:  4

All four interviewees used www.ops.org to learn about the position and to fill out an application.

V.  Outreach activities during reporting period:

1.  Student involvement in radio and television production

KIOS-FM is part of the Omaha Public School District.  As part of the Career Center offerings, interested students were transported here each day from all of the Omaha high schools to study television production and doubled on the radio side when possible.  The students’ projects, included a monthly hour-long jazz program – “Jazz from Studio One”, which is broadcast on KIOS-FM at various times during the school year. KIOS also provides a monthly student spotlight segment and features students doing special things in the district.  The television students are involved in studio and video productions including public service announcements, commercials, news reports, sporting events and interview segments. These classroom learning experiences exposed students to future broadcast employment possibilities.

2.  Student broadcast production activities during 2016-17

Monthly hour long Jazz program- “Jazz from Studio One”, and station ID’s recorded during the second semester ending May 2016.   

3.  Student musical offerings

KIOS records and airs music related events involving students from the Omaha Public Schools.  These include the All City Music Festival, the OPS mini-singers show choir spring concert and the University of Nebraska-Omaha Great Plains Jazz Festival.  These offerings edify the students, increase the prestige of KIOS-FM, and make KIOS-FM an attractive potential employer for all listeners.

4.  Interview opportunities

KIOS offers both live and recorded interviews that air regularly.  The Superintendent of schools took advantage of these segments from time to time to discuss important issues going on in the district.  KIOS has also provided live interview segments for a number of non-profits during the period.  

 

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2016 ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

Period Covered by this Report ("Period"):  February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016
Call sign of station in Station Employment Unit:   KIOS-FM

I.    Full-time vacancies filled during period:  0

II.    Each recruitment or referral source ("source") used to seek candidates for each vacancy:  N/A

III.    Total number of persons interviewed for all full-time vacancies filled during period:  0

IV.    Total number of interviewees for all full-time vacancies filled during period per source:  0

V.   Outreach activities during reporting period:

1.    Student classes in radio and television production

KIOS-FM is part of the OPS Career Center.  As part of the Career Center offerings, interested students were transported here each day from all of the Omaha high schools to study radio and television production.  The radio students’ projects, including a semi-weekly hour-long jazz program – “Jazz from Studio One” and a monthly five-minute record review, were broadcast on KIOS-FM at various times during the school year.  The television students are involved in studio and video productions including public service announcements, commercials, news reports, sporting events and interview segments. These classroom learning experiences exposed students to future broadcast employment possibilities.

2.    Student broadcast production activities during 2015-16

Semi-weekly hour long Jazz program- “Jazz from Studio One”, a monthly five minute record review and station ID’s recorded during the second semester ending May 2015.   

3.            Student musical offerings

KIOS records and airs music related events involving students from the Omaha Public Schools.  These include the All City Music Festival, the OPS mini-singers show choir spring concert and the University of Nebraska-Omaha Great Plains Jazz Festival.  These offerings edify the students, increase the prestige of KIOS-FM, and make KIOS-FM an attractive potential employer for all listeners.