2014 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Public File Report
Blue Lake Public Radio – WBLU 88.9 & WBLV 90.3
A Division of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
300 East Crystal Lake Rd.
Twin Lake, MI 49457

  •   Positions Filled


  • Part-time Office Assistant (two)
  • Part-time Traffic Coordinator

II.        Recruitment Steps

When a job opening occurs, we post the position with one or more of the following institutions depending on the job description:    

  • Aquinas College, Grand Rapids MI 
  • Baker College, Muskegon, MI 
  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI 
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC  
  • Ferris State University, Big Rapids MI
  • Grand Rapids Urban League, Grand Rapids MI
  • Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 
  • Hope College, Holland MI 
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 
  • State of Michigan - Michigan Works Job Bank
  • Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI 
  • Specs Howard School of Media Arts, Southfield MI 
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 

Depending on the job description, we may also advertise the position in the following ways:

  • Blue Lake Public Radio on-air announcements
  • Blue Lake Public Radio website posts
  • Blue Lake Public Radio listener database “e-mail blasts”
  • Classified newspaper ads
  • Digital newspaper ads

All job postings include a statement that Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is an equal opportunity employer.  

Within Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, a notice is posted in the administration building, and on the employee bulletin board in the Radio station, stating that discrimination is prohibited by Michigan Law.  . 
 Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp representatives attend three events each year which include job recruitment components:

  • Midwest Clinic in Chicago (December)
  • Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids (January)
  • Ohio Music Education Conference (February)

In 2010, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp instituted a class taught by Blue Lake Public Radio employees for summer students interested in learning about Radio broadcasting.  There are four sessions of two weeks each.  Each two-week session has a maximum enrollment of 28 students.  The organization also has a Continuing Education program for its employees, which provides for partial tuition reimbursement for coursework related to an employee’s job.

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp has a policy of reviewing salary levels annually in conjunction with developing the budget.  When raises are given, the organization generally provides for across-the-board raises based on a percent of employee’s current salary.    When job openings occur, all employees are made aware of the openings and are given the opportunity to apply.  There were no job promotions at Blue Lake Public Radio in 2014.

If you would like your group or organization to receive job postings from Blue Lake Public Radio, please send an e-mail to albert@bluelake.org, or call us at 231-894-2616.

Documents relating to our EEO efforts are available in our Public Inspection Files located at 300 East Crystal Lake Road; Twin Lake, MI 49457