EEO Public File Report


KET, The Kentucky Network


April 1, 2009 March 31, 2010


Prong 3 Longer-Term Recruitment Initiatives
Implemented During This Period

No. Date Initiative Description Scope of Involvement Personnel Involved
1 Ongoing Strategic Plan   Create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the population of the Commonwealth Donna Verhoeven and Ronald Brown
2 Ongoing Strategic Plan   Recruit to obtain applicants for all KET positions Donna Verhoeven and Ronald Brown
3 Ongoing Listening Projects Small focus groups in communities across the Commonwealth to discuss common issues/themes KET's Executive Director travels across the state to meet with small focus groups to discuss the issues important to that specific community. Data is gathered to determine common "themes" from around the state. Feedback is used to determine upcoming programming opportunities. Shae Hopkins, KET Executive Director
4 Ongoing KET Tours School groups from all over the state Expose elementary, middle and high school students to careers in the broadcasting industry. Students tour studio, talk to various agency personnel regarding their careers in the broadcasting industry. Deborah Harris, coordinator. Tours led by various staff, including education consultants, etc.
5 Ongoing College Intern Program Expose college students to broadcasting careers/environment Host interns from state colleges who are majoring in areas that relate to broadcasting and business for credit hours. Ron Brown and Jill Fitzpatrick
6 Ongoing Job Shadowing Expose high school students to broadcasting careers / environment Host students from local high schools who are interested in broadcasting careers. Ron Brown, Area Supervisors
7 Ongoing Video Production Workshops Conduct workshops for students and teachers in Kentucky public schools or in the KET Media Lab. Teachers and students learn basic production skills and how they can be integrated into the classroom to enhance various curriculum areas; address 21st century skills; and provide students with a creative outlet for communicating. KET Education Consultants: Larry Moore, Kathy Davis, Brian Spellman, Cynthia Warner, Missi Baker
8 Ongoing Professional Development Workshops Presentations for Kentucky teachers and pre-service teachers Professional Development presentations provide Kentucky educators with tools and strategies for using KET resources effectively to meet curriculum needs. In FY 09, KET presented 482 workshops for more than 7,500 educators. KET also provides training for adult educators and staff present at education conferences throughout the year. KET Education Consultants: Larry Moore, Kathy Davis, Brian Spellman, Cynthia Warner, Missi Baker; Adult Ed -- Tonya Crum.
9 Ongoing Early Childhood Training Workshops and conference presentations for childcare providers and parents Workshops/training provide research, strategies, and activities for increasing literacy skills, nurturing creativity, promoting healthy lifestyles, and enhancing the lives of children. Kathy Day and Susan Hines-Bricker, Early Childhood staff
10 Ongoing Outreach Projects Outreach for PBS and KET productions Outreach activities--call-ins, events, promotion, and community screenings--organized around such productions as The Principal Story, Independent Lens, and programs about various health issues such as H1N1, colon cancer, Alzheimer's, and brain injury. Judy Flavell, outreach director, coordinator. Nancy Carpenter, Director of Education.

Full-Time Positions Filled
Information Regarding Recruitment Sources Contacted for Full-Time Vacancies
• Prong 3 Longer-Term Recruitment Initiatives Implemented During This Period
Total Interviewees and Number of Interviewees Referred by Recruitment Source


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