FCC Sends EEO Audit Letters To Stations

It’s a new year, and the FCC is starting with a new round of EEO audits. Letters to more than 280 affected radio and TV stations went out late last week, and the FCC’s Public Notice of the audit, listing all of the affected stations, has just been released. The commission has pledged to audit 5% of all broadcast stations and cable systems each year to assure their compliance with the commission’s EEO rules – requiring wide dissemination of information about job openings and non-vacancy specific supplemental efforts to educate their communities about job opportunities in the media industry.