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John Dennis
Public Speaking, Event Hosting, Brand Endorsement, Media Coaching
ABOUT MEDIAWISE & JOHN DENNIS
MediaWise Sports offers keynote speaking, event hosting, brand endorsement, and media coaching services.  It's principal, John Dennis, has had a remarkable 40+ year Boston TV and radio broadcasting career, recently as the host of the “Dennis and Callahan Show”, a top-rated morning radio talk show on WEEI Sports Radio.

Prior to that, John spanned 3 decades at Channel 7 TV in Boston (1977-1997), where he 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 television show.

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ohn is also very well known in the New England golf world.  He was the host of “Golf New England” on the Fox NE Sports Television Network.  He was also the host of “The Golf Show with John Dennis” on WEEI Sports Radio 850.

For many years, John has been actively engaged as a keynote speaker or Master of Ceremonies in numerous corporate events, awards banquets, and charity events.  He initiated and hosted the “Tame The Tigers” golf tournament for 9 years to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Center’s Jimmy Fund organization.

John is a well-respected corporate brand and commercial endorser, with many New England entities requesting John to represent their organizations in their corporate branding efforts.


Also, John offers media coaching to high-profile athletes and celebrities, helping them  in public speaking and dealing with the media and the public.


John has appeared in many Farrelly Brothers’ movies including King Pin, Shallow Hal, Me Myself and Irene, Something About Mary, and Stuck on You.
 
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.
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 JOHN DENNIS RESUME

  1. 1997-present
    WEEI Radio Boston
    John co-hosted the "Dennis and Callahan" morning radio show, covering a wide variety of topics including sports, politics, and current events
  2. 1977-1997
    WHDH TV Boston
    John's roles included Sports Anchor, Feature Reporter, & Sports Director, winning 8 broadcasting Emmy Awards. He covered a variety of events such as the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Americas Cup Racing in Newport, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals, NBA Playoffs, U.S. Open Golf, and Marvin Hagler's title fights.
  3. 1975-1977
    NBC Affiliate WDAF Kansas City
    John was the youngest Sports Director ever hired at WDAF.
  4. 1999
    WEEI Sports Radio "The Golf Show with John Dennis"
    John hosted an entertaining weekend radio program covering all aspects of golf.
  5. 1999-2001
    Fox NE Sports TV "Golf New England" show
    John hosted the Golf New England TV program, featuring top golfing destinations around the world.
  6. 1999-2001
    "Patriots All Access" TV Show
    John hosted the weekly "Patriots All Access" TV show featuring all things New England Patriots.
EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
  1. 1974
    Kent State University
    B.S., Telecommunications and Journalism, Magna Cum Laude,
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  1. "From one storyteller to another, you will thoroughly enjoy the inside stories of John Dennis' 40 year Boston broadcasting career. John had a front row seat to the Halcion days of sports in New England, much of it triumphant, some of it tragic, but all of it interesting."

    Harlan Coben, Best Selling Author

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    JOHN STEVENS

MEDIAWISE SPORTS' & JOHN'S WORK
  1. Keynote Speaker / Event Host
    Keynote Speaker / Event Host
    John has been the keynote speaker or Master of Ceremonies at many events including corporate events, graduations, fund raisers, etc.
  2. Radio Talk Show Host
    Radio Talk Show Host
    John co-hosted the Dennis and Callahan Radio talk show on WEEI from 1997-2016, featuring entertaining talk about sports, politics and current events.
  3. TV Sports Anchor / Director
    TV Sports Anchor / Director
    John won 8 Emmy Awards during his 20+ years as Sports Anchor / Director for WHDH TV in Boston
  4. TV Show Host
    TV Show Host
    John was the host of NESN's Golf Destinations TV show and Patriot's All Access TV show
  5. Fund Raiser Host
    Fund Raiser Host
    John initiated and hosted the Tame The Tigers Golf Tournament, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for Dana Farber cancer patients to visit Red Sox Spring Training.
  6. Sports Broadcaster
    Sports Broadcaster
    John has spent 40+ years in broadcasting, covering many of the biggest names and events in sports history.
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