John Dennis is currently with WEEI Sports Radio 93.7 FM in Boston, most recently as the co-host of the “Dennis and Callahan Show”, a top-rated morning talk show from 6 to 10 AM Monday through Friday.
Spanning 3 decades at Channel 7 TV in Boston (1977-1997), John wore a variety of hats including sports anchor, feature reporter, and Sports Director. In his 21 years in television at WNAC-WHDH, John won 8 Emmy awards for broadcast excellence. Dennis has covered a wide variety of events around the world 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.
For 2 years, John hosted the Patriots All Access show on NESN TV.
John is very well known in the New England golf world. John was the host of the “Golf New England” show on the Fox NE Sports Television Network. He was also the host of “The Golf Show with John Dennis” on WEEI Sports Radio 850 during 1999.
In addition to being an avid golfer himself, for the past 20 years John has been an active participant and Master of Ceremonies at many New England celebrity and charity golf events and has been actively involved in several golf-event fund raisers for the Jimmy Fund and the Neely House.
Also, through his company “MediaWise”, John has coached several high-profile athletes and celebrities in public speaking and dealing with the media and the public.
John has been actively engaged as a speaker and Master of Ceremonies in numerous corporate events, awards banquets, and charity events.
John graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University in 1974 after earning a degree in telecommunications and journalism. 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 3 years there before coming to Boston in 1977.