Radio: Wordfest

U. S. radio prattles away at the rate of 20,000,000 words a day,* talkier than a year of Hollywood talkies, ten years of Broadway drama. Much of this chatter has to be written down first in scripts, continuity, commercials, special announce ments. The men & women who do the writing earn anywhere from $15 to $4,000 a week.

For career-seeking cubs and ink-stained oldsters considering a fling at this mighty wordfest, as well as for those interested in a chatty guided tour of radio's fabulous script mill, U. S. bookstalls last week had a...

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