Radio: Weather Guesser

Clint Youle is a pleasant, neighborly citizen of 35 with spectacles and crew cut, who got into television almost by accident. He was a radio newswriter in Chicago 2½ years ago when station WNBQ started looking for someone to do a televised weather show. Youle mentioned that he had taken a three-months course in meteorology in the Army and got the job. By last week the job had grown to two local weather shows, a 45-second spot twice a week on John Cameron Swayze's network telecast (TIME, June u), and had boosted Weatherman Youle's salary to $40,000 a year.

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