“I was sitting in my place in the studio, and you could see into the control room, which was all glass.” Waldman recalls. “And the people from WHN were standing there … holding hands, and people were crying. I was very aware that when my voice hit the airwaves, WHN would cease to exist.”
She provided updates that inaugural afternoon for Jim Lampley‘s show.
For the next 14 years, she was heard constantly at the ballpark or in-studio, as host (two years in midday with Jody McDonald) or reporter.
But beneath the surface, right from the beginning, it was not the greatest time of her career. The primary reason was sexism.