Author Marilyn

  • Marilyn

    95.7 BEN-FM Morning Show Host

    Morning Show Host for 95.7 Ben FM every weekday from 5am - 9am.

    10 Things to know about Marilyn

    1. I’m Addicted to Social Media - @MarilynRussell, or find me on Facebook/Pinterest/Instagram/Google and BlogSpot and Word Press
    2. I have seen the movie “Gladiator” like 150 times! Also love “GroundHog Day,” “Silver Linings Playbook” “Catching Fire,” “Star Wars,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Swingers,” “Wedding Crashers,” and anything with Paul Rudd
    3. Favorite interview – Bradley Cooper for “Silver Linings Playbook.” Not just because he's so good-looking, but also smart, funny and local!
    4. I’m a Native Philadelphian, so I always have that “Rocky” spirit...yo, we never give up!
    5. My radio career spans 2-decades now and I wouldn't trade it for the world! I love what I do and love doing it my home town!
    6. Favorite Philly Sports Teams – Flyers and Phillies
    7. Philly Favorites Overall – Living in Manayunk – great architecture, fun bars and amazing bike path. Love D'Allesandro's and Caputo's too!
    8. I’m a music lover of course! Best Live Show EVER Clash at the Armory in the early 80's... also Nirvana at the same venue mid-90's
    9. Favorite Hobby… Dinning Out!... I’m not much of a cook…
    10. Motherhood – The Best Thing I've Ever Done! Teaches you the true meaning of love.

Joey DiJulio and Jeff Minetti - Bachelor Party Invite mishap

This story has gone viral as it should. A local guy, Jeff, is getting married to his fiance' Amy. That means one thing... Bachelor Party. During the invitation process, Jeff accidentally misspelled a buddy's name. The invitation was sent to a stranger in Seattle. That stranger is Joey DiJulio. Listen to our conversation with the 2 strangers, now turned, BFF's. Read more...

Lee Ann McDermott, ANTSO Winner Miss PA

Did you know there's a national scholarship organization for teens? America's National Teenager Scholarship Organization (ANTSO) and last year's winner is a PA native - the lovely and talented Lee Ann McDermott joined Marilyn to share all the details. They've got a big event coming up here May 2nd. Learn more at Read more...

Elizabeth Dee - Herremans Foundation's 3rd Annual Hoops for Help

Elizabeth Dee, fiance' of former Philadelphia Eagle Todd Herremans, talks about the Herremans Foundation's 3rd Annual Hoops for Help fundraiser. It happens Thursday, March 26th at Vie Restaurant. Read more...

Donna Hoffman, Founder, Women on Course

Marilyn talks to President and Founder, Women on Course - Donna Hoffman and learns why golf is so much more than getting the ball into the hole - it's a lifestyle, and a pretty cool one. Women on Course is about helping women to discover the joy of the golf lifestyle, the friends you make, the new outfits you want to wear on the course and the networking lunches, complete with a cocktail. Read more...

Samantha Brown - Philadelphia Travel and Adventure Show

Head to the Philadelphia Travel and Adventure Show this weekend and hear (and meet) Samantha Brown from the Travel Channel. She's sharing great stories from her travel experiences and more than likely encouraging you to make some plans as well! Read more...

Operation Prom - Help Make Prom Dreams Come True

Do you have a dress you are willing to donate to a young woman in need of a Prom dress? Read more...

Meet Judy Weintraub, Owner at Skillbites offers the opportunity for business owners and professionals to leverage their experience to grow their business and professional reputation by providing an easy user-friendly publishing platform to publish a book. Judy also explains how Skillbites provides short, practical resources from top experts to enable you to make better use of your time and achieve superior results. Read more...

Rockin' Road Grill with Eddie Berner from The Flock of Seagulls

You might know Eddie Berner as the lead guitarist of the Flock of Seagulls, but now he is a musician turned chef/entrepreneur. He created the Rockin' Road Grill, a tour bus with a complete kitchen to cook for his guests. Read more...

Brooke Hersh from King of Prussia District

Marilyn couldn't get Manager of Communications, King of Prussia District Brooke Hersh to share her very favorite restaurant in King of Prussia, but Brooke does share all the details on how many fabulous places she does frequent. Tune in and hear more about the restaurants she recommends you try this week for "Dine KOP" - King of Prussia Restaurant week March 2nd through the 8th. Read more...

Shawn Bullard, the first African American TV Bachelor, star of Match Made In Heaven on WeTV.

Philadelphia real estate magnate Shawn Bullard stars in WE tv¹s new reality dating series Match Made in Heaven. As TV¹s first African American TV bachelor, Shawn searches for his love connection among 24 eligible bachelorettes but there¹s a twist: Shawn also receives guidance from Pastor Ken Johnson (spiritual advisor to the Indianapolis Colts) as well as his own outspoken mother who has moved in with the bachelorettes and offers her (often unsolicited) advice about her future daughter in law. The show airs at 11pm on WeTV.


Upcoming Concerts

06/07 · B-52s
06/12 · Melissa Etheridge
06/13 · Barry Manilow
06/13 · Whoopi Goldberg
06/14 · Train
06/16 · John Mellencamp
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