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.

Brooke Hersch, King of Prussia District

Meet Brooke Hersche from King of Prussia District as she shares all the details on the upcoming "Beerfest Royale." And of course, join Marilyn Russell and the Party Patrol on Saturday, October 4th for the King of Prussia Beerfest Royale! Sample incredible beer (many exclusive) from local and regional craft to hard-to-find international brands under grand tents, outdoors at the King of Prussia Mall. Over the course of two sessions - More than 50 different brewers will be on hand providing 5 oz. samples PLUS the King of Prussia restaurants will be serving up delicious food for purchase (all under $10!). Rock out with live music on two stages, dance with authentic German dancers, relax with a cigar in their Cigar Lounge, and enjoy a perfect day in KOP!


Nick Stuccio - Philly Fringe Festival

Happening Now Folks...and our very own Marilyn Russell spoke to one of the Founders/Creators of Philadelphia Fringe, now in it's 17th year here (Originated in Edinburgh Scotland). Want all the history and and listen here. Read more...

Kristin Detterline

Tune in to my conversation with Kristin Detterline so you know what's hot in fashion this fall, where to shop till you drop and everything you need to know about "The Philly Collection." This young lady has style and class...and understands the right accessories help :-) Read more...

Liz Macoretta from City of HOPE


Mimi Castaldi, Winner, "Bad Beat for Hunger"

Mimi Castaldi has 25 years of management experience in the public and nonprofit sector. But, she's also, turns out a great poker player and super generous person! I had the pleasure of meeting her a few weeks back at the "Bad Beat for Hunger" poker tournament, a benefit for the Food Bank of South Jersey, presented by Cabot Creamery. Not only did she win the tournament, a cash-prize of $9,000, she donated 100% of her winnings to the charity! Read more...

Ben's Work Day Bonus qualifies YOU to head to Jamaica!

You may already know that if you're caller 15 at 11:20 a.m. or 3:20 p.m. you'll win $500.00! And hey, that's awesome...but some lucky listeners gets the cash and a fab trip to we wanted you to meet your hotelier-he's practically your personal concierge, and a very cool, chill guy. Mid-day host Kristen Hermann knows first-hand how fab your resort is...and she and Scott share some details here.You can almost smell the jerk chicken and have you SEEN the pool, which overlooks the beach - AMAZE. Tune in to learn more and tune in to win-good luck ~ Marilyn Read more...

Alex Holley, Good Day Philly, Fox 29

She's here...and she's fabulous. Tune in to hear her very first impression of Mike Jerrick, and what so far has been her favorite Philly spot! She's cool and even though she's from Dallas, she's not a Cowboy's she can stay :) Read more...

Sheena Parven

Karen Moyer, Co-Founder/The Moyer Foundation

Karen Moyer joined Marilyn Russell Sunday to share details of the Moyer Foundation's Summer Camps, Camp Erin and Camp Mariposa. Camp Erin is a child bereavement camp serving more than 12,600 children since it's inception in 2002.Camp Mariposa is a free, first of it's kind program created in 2007 by the Moyer Foundation hosting kids on weekends cope with a parent who abuses alcohol or illicit drugs (more than 8.3 million kids live with at least one parent who abuses or is dependent on alcohol or drugs). Read more...

Upcoming Concerts

10/03 · Alanis Morissette
10/04 · Bangles
10/08 · Neil Young
10/15 · Fleetwood Mac
10/17 · ZZ Top
10/23 · Bryan Adams
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