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Cubs radio job draws hundreds of pros ... and fans

Cubs radio job draws hundreds of pros ... and fans

A dream job proved that some Cubs fans are huge dreamers.

WBBM-AM 780, the new radio outlet for the Cubs, has been actively looking to hire a third person to join Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer on the game broadcasts. A decision is expected shortly on who will host the pre- and postgame shows as well as provide score updates during games.

Sounds like a pretty good job, especially since it means attending every Cubs game, home and away.

Ron Gleason, WBBM's director of news and programming, wasn't surprised to receive more than 400 resumes for the position, which Judd Sirott filled last year at WGN-AM 720. More than a few, he said, were from people who had only one...