Quote Originally Posted by landtuna View Post
It seems there are just tons of stories out there by former air talent (and engineers) about cheapskate owners. I can't recall that kind of assessment in any other industry. Must be a reason..
The keyword here is "talent".

Whether on the air or in programming, "talent" in radio tends to be ego-driven and we often believe that sales-driven management does not appreciate our skills and abilities. That ego factor is part of what makes a "personality" or a good PD, but it makes it very likely that the perception of being under-paid quite vivid.