City Postmaster Contacts Mailmen via New WNYC Radio Series
â€œInitiating a unique public service series, the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC and WNYC-FM) will launch a new monthly program, POSTMASTER REPORT on Thursday, November 17, (5:30-5:45 P.M.) featuring New York City Postmaster ROBERT SCHAFFER. To be broadcast on the third Thursday of each month, the program will mark the first time that the head of the worldâ€™s largest post office can talk to all his men at one time. Besides serving as a vital inter-departmental communications link, this program will give the general public a working knowledge of the mammoth mail serviceâ€¦
â€œA further public service adjunct of the Municipal Broadcasting System, the monthly Postmasterâ€™s Report joins more than three dozen regular WNYC series which cover the manifold aspects of city life. Among these the daily You and Your Health, City Food Guide, Listen to Nutrition and Around New York; as well as the thrice-weekly Want Ad Column of the Air, two daily Board of Education series; weekly Veterans News Service, Selective Service News, Ask Your Local Rent Office, Room Nine with its direct reports from the various heads of city departments; Air Wardens Service Report, Sports for New Yorkers,â€¦.to mention but a few of the scores of WNYC service programs which bring vital information to the people.â€
Source: Municipal Broadcasting System press release, November 15, 1955.