Dividends: Tuning In to Jobs

Ossie Jolly, 34, had been out of work for 2½ years after being laid off as a Chicago janitor. In late August he tuned in to Job Line, a TV show that lists employment opportunities and gives job-hunting tips. Within a week he was hired as a driver for a suburban firm.

Jolly is one of nearly 150 viewers who have found work through Job Line, a novel attack on unemployment that originates in WGN-TV in Chicago and is seen in 46 states. The job hungry watch the half-hour Saturday program and call in for information. At least 8,000 people have...

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