John graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University in 1974 after earning a degree in telecommunications and journalism. As a finalist that year in ABC’s nationwide search for a college-aged sideline announcer for NCAA football, Dennis became the youngest sports director in the history of NBC affiliates at WDAF in Kansas City at age 22. He spent three years in KC before the bright lights of Boston called. During his three decades at Channel 7 (1977-1997), Dennis wore a variety of name tags including weekend sports anchor, feature reporter and sports director. In his 21 years at WNAC/WHDH, John worked for 3 different ownership groups and 17 different news directors. He won eight Emmy Awards for broadcast excellence. Dennis has covered a wide variety of events spanning the globe, including the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer Norway, Americas Cup Yacht Racing in Newport, World Series, Stanley Cup finals, NBA championships, U.S. Open Golf, and all of Marvelous Marvin Hagler’s middleweight title fights. In October of 1997, John resigned from Channel 7 to co-host “The Dennis & Callahan Show” with Gerry Callahan on WEEI.
Monday - We'll discuss a tied-up C's-Bulls series, an ended B's-Sens series and a Sox-O's beef.
Tuesday - We'll continue to talk about the Globe's Brady/Best Buddies story, as well as the latest Hernandez news.
Wednesday - Alex Reimer is in with the guys. We'll talk about outing Aaron Hernandez and more. Text us at 37937.
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|Gerry Callahan @GerryCallahan | 8 hours 37 min ago | RT @kirkmin: Haven't done a Boston Globe asshole power rankings lately. Of course Joe Sullivan is first. Any other nominees?|
|Gerry Callahan @GerryCallahan | 8 hours 57 min ago | RT @Newsweek: Aaron Hernandez's body tested positive for K2, a synthetic form of marijuana https://t.co/mqjuTTMmCE https://t.co/mqUob0OmYa|
|Gerry Callahan @GerryCallahan | 8 hours 58 min ago | Aaron Hernandez asked to share a cell with prison lover Kyle Kennedy https://t.co/EJoPDWm33k via @MailOnline|