Taft moved to Naples, Florida after his retirement from ABC7 Chicago in January.
First day as Uber driver. Not full day. Love not having a boss. pic.twitter.com/DmrRdH1kHe— jerrytaft (@jerrytaft) February 20, 2018
He tweeted Tuesday that he made just under $85 in five hours and loves not having a boss.
In a conversation with ABC7, Taft said Uber is a way to get out and talk to people between rounds of golf. He will return to Chicago for the summer.