KXO & KXO-FM Annual EEO Public File Report:

Radio Stations KXO & KXO-FM

Annual EEO Public File Report 2023-2024

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report (this Report) is to comply with Subsection (c)(6) of § 73.2080 of the FCC’s Rules and Regulations (the EEO Rule).  KXO, Inc. (the Licensee) has prepared this Report for the Station Employment Unit that comprises Stations KXO(AM) and KXO-FM, El Centro, California, and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations and posted on their website, if they have a website.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning July 16th, 2023 and ending July 15th, 2024 (the end of the Applicable Period). This report may be filed before the end of the “Applicable Period”.  However, due to circumstances more fully described below, there will be no recruitment between the end of the filing date and the “Applicable Period”.


 The FCC’s EEO Rule requires that this Report contain the following information:


1.    A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Stations comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period;

2.    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 EEO Rule, which should be separately identified) identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number;

3.    The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period;

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

5.    A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to Section 73.2080(c) (2) of the FCC EEO rules.

Appendices 1, 2, and 3, which follow, have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information.  Please note that the numbers listed on Appendix 2 under the column entitled “Full-time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized” refer to the number of the full-time job positions listed on Appendix 1.


For the purposes of this Report, a vacancy was deemed “filled” not when the offer was extended, but when the hiree accepted the job offer.  A person was deemed “interviewed” whether he or she was interviewed in person and/or over the telephone.


Appendix 1 to Annual EEO Public File Report

Vacancy Information


Full-time Positions Filled By Job Title

Recruitment Source  Of Hiree

Total Number of

Interviewees from All

Sources for This Position

1.  1













Total Number of Persons Interviewed During Applicable Period: None


Appendix 2 to Annual EEO Public File Report Recruitment Source Information



Recruitment Source

(Name, Address, Telephone Number,

Contact Person)

Total Number of Interviewees This Source Has Provided During This Period (If Any)

Full-time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized

(1) I.C. One Stop Business & Employment Services

      1550 West Main St.

      El Centro, Ca. 92243

      Attn: Sylvia Ruelas

     (O) 1-442-265-7579

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(2) CET *

      294 So. 3rd St.

      El Centro, Ca.  92243

     (O) 760-337-6565

     (F)  760-353-5589

      Attn: Elvira Anaya





(3)     I.V. Regional Occupational Program *

     687 W. State Street

     El Centro, Ca. 92243

     (O) 760-482-2600

     (F) 760-482-2750

     Wendy Ramirez

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 (4)     CBA JOB BANK

      915 L Street, Suite 1150

      Sacramento, Ca. 95814

      (O) 916-444-2237

      (F) 916-444-2043

      Joe Berry







(5) KXO-AM, KXO-FM, and KXO

      website (kxoradio.com &


      420 Main St.

      El Centro, Ca. 92243

      (O) 760-352-1230

(F)  760-352-0858

Gene Brister

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* Indicates sources that have requested notification of job openings




Radio Stations KXO (AM) & KXO-FM

Annual EEO Public File Report 2023-2024


Appendix 3 to Annual EEO Public File Report


Supplemental (Non-Vacancy Specific)

Recruitment Activities Undertaken by KXO (AM) and KXO-FM.




1. Carroll Buckley, Vice President of KXO AM and KXO-FM, and Tracy Lyon Ramirez, Office Manager and On-Air personality hosted approximately 220 students from Calipatria High School for a tour of the stations. The student ages were up to 15 years.  The various aspects od radio broadcasting were explained and the career aspects of radio broadcasting was discussed. The students were enthusiastic and had their questions answered. 


2. Gene Brister, President along with Jared Anchondo of KXO AM and KXO-FM participated in Imperial Valley College’s 2024 Career Fair and University Day.  The event took place Thursday, April 18, 2024 in the Depaoli Sports Complex gym from 910am to 1:00pm.  This is the second largest event of its kind in Imperial Valley.  We had an estimated 1000 people visit our booth in three hours to learn about a career in radio broadcasting. We also demonstrated our broadcast flip-jack which converts your cell phone to live broadcast capable.


3. Traci Ramirez, on air personality and office manager, participated in Hedrick Elementary School’s Career Day on Tuesday April 17th from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m.  Traci made a presentation on a career in radio to four classes of students.  Each class was an hour long and attended by approximately 40 students per class.  Our total attendance was 150.  The group was interested in a radio career, had good questions and was attentive. As part of the presentations Traci made several live broadcasts from the location.


Published July 11, 2024