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 - Dino returns! Marc Fucarile joins the show at 8:30 to discuss the Tsarnaev verdict. Text us at 37937.
Tuesday - We'll continue to talk Deflategate... And does Dino have a problem with Gerry? Give us a call at 617-779-7937.
Wednesday - Robert Kraft has accepted the NFL's penalties. We'll react and discuss what it means moving forward.
Thursday - Ben Cherington joins us for the Front Office Report at 7:45, and Manish Mehta is on to talk Deflategate at 9:05.
Friday - Free Form Friday! We'll wrap up a week of Deflategate and Sox news, and Stephen A. Smith joins us at 9:05.
|John Dennis @JohnDennisWEEI | 20 hours 14 min ago | Hey Barry (or is it Elliot) can I get a free lamp if they don't finish last in the East ?|
|John Dennis @JohnDennisWEEI | 20 hours 15 min ago | Am thinking of buying a bunch of furniture at Jordan's today so it's free when the Sox win the World Series. Oh, wait....|
|John Dennis @JohnDennisWEEI | 20 hours 29 min ago | Rehab finished yesterday. Vigilance continues today. It's Sayers/Tillman/Bumgarner days sober.|
|John Dennis @JohnDennisWEEI | 1 day 7 hours ago | The Dalai Lama walks into pizza parlor & says "make me one with everything" http://t.co/3pY83OqeDH http://t.co/EVlgCnEQCA|