Radio: $1Disc Jockey

For chattering glibly, reading endless commercials and playing records, the average disc jockey makes about $7,000 a year. U.S. radio employs thousands of them (e.g., Los Angeles has 30 disc jockeys). Most of them hope some day to make as much as New York's Martin Block ($200,000 a year), who claims—over the protests of Arthur Godfrey—to have been the first of his kind.

This week, over Manhattan's station WNBC (Tues. 7:30 p.m., E.D.T.), the nation's lowest-paid disc jockey entered the overcrowded field. White-maned, 63-year-old Leopold Stokowski, for 24 years conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, began a four-week show. Stokowski will play his...

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