Andy Masur

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Andy Masur (born 1967)[citation needed] is an American sportscaster, announcing San Diego Padres baseball and University of San Diego men's basketball games over XEPRS-AM (XX 1090) in Tijuana near San Diego.

Masur is a native of Glenview, Cook County, Illinois[citation needed], a graduate from Maine East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois and Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.[1]

Masur started his radio career in Peoria, Illinois working at co-owned stations WMBD (AM) and WKZW (KZ-93, now WPBG).Template:Http://www.bualum.org/s/1329/SocialIcons.aspx?sid=1329&gid=1&pgid=252&cid=2732&ecid=2732&crid=0&calpgid=15&calcid=752 In Chicago, he worked for Metro Networks from 1995 to 1997, reporting traffic, news, and sports for several Chicago stations, including 780 WBBM (AM), 670 WMAQ (AM), 720 WGN (AM), and 101.9 WTMX (Skokie). He was then a sports anchor and reporter at One On One Sports Radio Network (later Sporting News Radio) from 1997 to 1999. Starting in 1999, Masur worked at 720 WGN (AM), hosting Chicago Cubs pre-game and post-game shows and anchoring morning and evening drive slots with sports converage;[2] in addition, he substituted for play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes during some Cubs games.[citation needed] Masur was also the radio voice of Loyola University Chicago men's basketball from 2002 until working at XEPRS-AM.[1]

In 2007, Masur ended his jobs in Chicago and joined "XX 1090" XEPRS-AM (Tijuana) in the San Diego radio market; there, he has done play-by-play for the San Diego Padres[1] and for University of San Diego Toreros men's basketball.[2] In 2012 he was also named as secondary play-by-play announcer for Padres telecasts on Fox Sports San Diego, occasionally substituting for lead TV announcer Dick Enberg in addition to working the XEPRS radio broadcasts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Spencer, Lyle (2007-02-09). "Masur added to Padres' radio booth". MLB.com (Press release). MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Broadcasting Experience". Andy Masur. 2008-11-04. Retrieved 2010-09-12.