In the broadcasting business -- this is known as a good career move. And, it appears it's happened to a really good guy. (In this business, they aren't always easy to find.)
From the SD Union Tribune, 5-22:"My earliest memories were of sitting in front of the TV with my dad, watching Cubs games on Ch. 9, listening to Jack Brickhouse," said Masur, who was born and raised in Chicago's northern suburbs. "I was 2½ years old.
"I used to walk around the house with a tape recorder microphone. It got to the point where my grandparents would come in and hope I was sleeping. They never knew how long they were going to get cornered for an interview.