: The Salem Oregon News
reports that a singing dog named Jack
was the most popular radio soloist in New York. Singing weekly over WNYC, the Brindle Bull was said to carry any tune and got fan mail from children across the country. According to the paper, the exceptionally intelligent Jack had several favorites but was partial to After I Say I'm Sorry,
"because of the vivacity and energy he puts into the rendition of it."
: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
featured WNYC's receptionists in a column called "Radio Dial Log" by Jo Ranson. Ranson wrote that the "three young ladies, Clara Pacella, Elise Jahoda and Rose Riccardi paid a visit to C.B.S. headquarters to learn from their Chief Hostess how to behave at a receptionist's desk. When asked how to handle 'mashers,' the woman in charge said, 'no such animal ever came to C.B.S...' " Mashers
: Sheldon Putterman is chosen to be the voice of "Scout News" heard Thursdays on WNYC. The 16-year-old Eagle Scout lived at 2136 East 9th Street in Brooklyn. Putterman was up against six other Scouts for the job.
: The New York Herald Tribune
reports that "WNYC has kept its door open to everyone and anyone who wanted a chance at radio and who showed some talent or promise...To the list of men and women who have acted, sung or worked in WNYC's year round 'summer theater' could now be added Betty Garrett, now in Call Me Mister,
Regina Resnick, dramatic soprano for the Metropolitan Opera; Melvin Elliott, news commentator at WOR; Susan Reed,
folk singer, and at least one Guggenheim Fellowship winner, Elaine Lambert Lewis, who produced Songs for the Seven Million
, on WNYC..." Station Director Seymour Siegel
said, "We feel it is definitely part of our function here to give talented would-be's a chance to crack the tough and often intimidating field of radio."