Employment information for KTLO-AM, KTLO-FM, KCTT-FM, and KBOD-FM

Mountain Lakes Broadcasting Copr.

January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018


The purpose of this Annual EEO Public File Report for Broadcast Stations (this “Report”) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the Commission’s EEO Rules.

This report has been prepared on behalf of the station employment unit (the “Station Employment Unit”) which is comprised of the following broadcast stations:  KTLO-AM, KTLO-FM, KCTT-FM, and KBOD-FM (the “Reporting Station”) is intended to be placed in the public inspection files, and on the website, of any of the Reporting Station by the applicable Commission deadline.

The information contained in this report covers the time period from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018  (the “Reporting Period”).  The Commission’s EEO Rules require that this Report contain the following additional information:

A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Reporting Station during the Reporting Period, identified by job title;

For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(1)(ii) of the Commission’s EEO rules, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;

Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed during the preceding year;

The recruitment source that referred the potential employee for each full-time vacancy during the Reporting Period;

Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time vacancies during the Reporting Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies;

A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c)(2) of the Commission’s EEO Rules during the Reporting Period.

Attached are Mountain Lakes Broadcasting Corp’s 2017-2018 EEO Public File reports.

Mountain Lakes Broadcasting owns KTLO-AM, KTLO-FM, KCTT-FM and KBOD-FM.

KTLO-AM and KTLO-FM were purchased in April, 1994; KCTT-FM was purchased in June, 1998; and KBOD-FM was purchased in September, 2012.

All stations are in the same location in Mountain Home, Arkansas.


We are dedicated to providing a broad outreach regarding job vacancies at our stations.  Community organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Heather Loftis at 870-425-3101.  In addition, all listeners are encouraged to visit ktlo.com for an online listing of job openings at all KTLO/Mountain Home Broadcasting stations.

KTLO-AM, KTLO-FM, KCTT-FM, and KBOD-FM are equal opportunity employers.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

EEO/January 1 – December 31, 2018

Radio stations involved in the EEO plan:
KTLO-AM / Facility ID #35671
KTLO-FM / Facility ID #35672
KCTT-FM / Facility ID #178
KBOD-FM / Facility ID #14066

Fulltime employees

updated February 18, 2019

General Manager Bob Knight
Station/Sales Manager Danny Ward
Corporate Sales Manager Heather Loftis
Assistant Sales Manager Robin Hawkins
#2 Sales Position Linda Knight
#3 Sales Position Jennifer Veloria-Dunn
Operations Manager, News Brad Haworth
News Karen Hopper
News Phillip Launius
AM Morning Man Monte Manchester
Production Manager Tim Tibbs
Sports Director Matt Sharp
Talk of the Town, On-air talent Kim Szesci
Office Manager Sue Knight
Traffic Director Patty Sindlinger
Receptionist/Copywriter Noelle King

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Mountain Lakes Broadcasting utilizes the following for job openings: 

  2. www.ktlo.com/jobs
  3. Mtn. Home Area Chamber of Commerce
  4. Mtn. Home Senior Center
  5. Arkansas State University Mountain Home
  6. Arkansas Broadcasters Association

In the latest filing period January 1 – December 31, 2018


www.ktlo.com – 4

Arkansas Broadcasters Association – 0

Arkansas State University Mtn. Home – 2

Mtn. Home Area Chamber of Commerce – 0

Mtn. Home Senior Center – 0

Word of Mouth – 4

Total Received: 14

EEO                 MENU OPTIONS

Mountain Lakes Broadcasting Corp participates in an Intern Program with Mtn. Home High School and Baxter County Alternative School.  During the reporting period, we have hosted two student interns, instructing them in radio station operations and putting them on the air.  These students receive instruction from all station employees in the various components of the radio business.  (Staff)

January 2018 – hosted one student intern through March

January – Training for all management-level personnel to ensure equal employment opportunities and prevent discrimination (Bob Knight)

January  – Chamber Adult Leadership Class – Discussed careers in broadcasting  (Staff)

November – Rotary Youth Leadership Group – Discussed careers in broadcasting (Staff)