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.

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Marilyn and Donnie's Big Game Prop Bets

The winner of the prop bets gets to write something really nice about themselves that the other will have to read aloud on-air. Should be entertaining! Read more...

Diane Heery - Casting Director for Heery Casting

Diane Heery is a casting director with over 20 years' experience, Diane is a member of the prestigious Casting Society of America. She is the 2013 ARTIOS winner for casting "Silver Linings Playbook" and 2013 Primietime EMMY nominee for casting USA network's "Political Animals." Read more...

Terry Crews, Host "World's Funniest Fails" on Fox

Cause one show on Fox wasn't enough for Terry...we love him on Fox's "Brooklyn 99," and he always looks and smells terrific (old Spice Man!), but honestly he is one of the coolest guys around. Listen as Terry explains why he's happiest when he's really really busy and why you should be watching "World's Funniest Fails" Friday nights at 8:00 p.m. on Fox. Read more...

From "House Party Fit" meet Brooke Blair

Is your goal to move it and shake it a little for 2015? Well, we've got the girl for you! Brook Blair has been a fitness instructor for 10-years and certified for 7. She fell is love with dance fitness and is hoping it's contagious! She really wants YOU to get up and dance, having fun and getting fit along the way. Read more...

Katie Everett knows "Philly Gives"

Tune in to hear how she's helping non-profits spread their message a little louder, and potentially get a little help from their friends :-). Read more...

Bradley Cooper celebrates his 40th Birthday on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Last night, Bradley Cooper was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote his new film "American Sniper." It also happened to be his 40th Birthday... So how did they celebrate? By rockin' the Air Guitar, of course! Read more...

I got to chat with Bradley Cooper about his new film American Sniper... Also, Clint Eastwood and Sienna Miller!!

Congratulations to Actor (and Philadelphian) Bradley Cooper on his Oscar nod for American Snipers. I had the opportunity to travel up to NYC for the premiere of the film and got to sit down with him (and other cast members) to talk about the film. Read more...

Liz Scott, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

WOW, Alex's Lemonade Stand has just reached an incredible milestone at their recent Lemon Ball Yes, they raised $100 million!!! Liz popped in to share details on the Lemon Ball (1/10/15), an annual fundraising event that celebrates volunteers and supporters of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. With live music and auction, this fundraiser, while reflective of the reason the Foundation exists, is a super fun way to support their efforts to raise money for research to cure childhood cancer! The goal was ambitious, but achievable-they did congrats! Read more...

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, American Red Cross

Tune in to learn more - Judge Hughes, CEO American Red Cross reminds you the Red Ball is the party of the year and it has purpose! Read more...

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