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October 1, 2016

This report is being filed to comply with Federal Communications Commission Rules providing the following information for the period of September 22, 2015 to September 21, 2016 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 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) worked as a paid intern in a variety of broadcast related functions. He was originally hired as a BHS Junior and worked through his senior year before continuing his education at the College level. In addition, Shelby Gardner works as part of our paid Internship Program on a weekly basis. Shelby is a student at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO enrolled in the Marketing program. Supervisors include Jeff Elliott, KFMZ/KZBK Operations Manager and Dale Palmer, KFMZ/KZBK General Manager.

C: KFMZ/KZBK was represented by Jeff Elliott, Group Operations Manager during a visit to the Brookfield Elementary School on December 14, 2015 and spoke with more than 100 students on several topics. Involved in the discussion were careers and necessary educational training in order to get involved in the radio and communications industry. A question and answer session followed the formal presentation.

E: Tours of the KFMZ/KZBK broadcast facility were provided to 12 students from the Trinity United Methodist Church school on May 11, 2016. Students participating in the tour asked a number of questions about the job, training, and other aspects of the broadcasting and advertising industries include a discussion on various careers available in the broadcast industry.  

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.

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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