Woman of the Week


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.

Laura Weiner, Founder, A Mother's Wish

When Laura Weiner turned fifty, her only wish was that her son Thomas would be healthy enough to someday celebrate his fiftieth birthday milestone. Laura’s friends took her words to heart, and out of that desire founded A Mother’s Wish in order to raise money to find a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – both of which have robbed Thomas and hundreds of thousand others of any kind of quality of life. Read more...

Chris Daly, GM-Lord & Taylor, Bala Cynwyd

Join Chris Daly and the Ben Party Patrol on Tuesday, November 4th for the Inaugural Charity Shopping Day to benefit 11 charities in our area. Fun and Shopping begins at 9:00 a.m. and goes till 11:00 p.m. Read more...

Annie Miller, Cancer Survivor and Awesome Lady!

Please walk with Annie or any team you wish at tomorrow's Making Strides Walk...it all benefits ACS, a very very worthwhile cause and a very very fun event...tune in for all the details :-) ~ Marilyn Read more...

Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center President

She's not just a Patron of the Arts, she's the Matriarch of the Arts in Philadelphia - meet: Read more...

#Fox 29 Weekends

It's totally interactive so...they can't do it without you! Read more...

Nicole DeBotton Robinson

Locally, the ATHENA Leadership Award® is presented to a woman who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting Delaware County women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Since the program’s inception in 1982, more than 6,500 exemplary leaders in over 500 communities have received the prestigious ATHENA Award in the United States, this is the 27th award for Delaware County, but the first for Nicole...if you missed the show Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. - tune in here and see why she was chosen! Read more...

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!


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...

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...

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 fan...so she can stay :) Read more...
BEN-efits Club

Take advantage of all of the BEN-efits our club has to offer including ticket pre-sales, access to great prizes, and much more.Below is ust a few things you can win!

BEN-FM Daily Planner