FOX 29’S DR. OZ TO SPEAK & INSPIRE AT BEN-FM’S WOMAN OF THE WEEK LUNCHEON
Bala Cynwyd, PA (April 5, 2012): Dr. Mehmet Oz, two-time Emmy® Award-winning host of the Emmy® Award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, (weekdays at 11a + 4p on Philadelphia’s WTXF-Fox 29) will be the keynote speaker at the invitation only, 3rd Annual 95.7 BEN-FM Woman of the Week Luncheon this Monday April 9 (at 11:30a) at Drexelbrook (4700 Drexelbrook Drive, Drexel Hill, PA 19026). The luncheon will be hosted by BEN-FM’s Morning host Marilyn Russell. Russell also hosts BEN’s weekly Woman of the Week radio program on Sunday mornings at 7:30am. PECO, UnitedHealthcare and Cancer Treatment Centers of America are sponsors of the Luncheon.
The Annual Woman of the Week Luncheon celebrates women supporting each other and inspiring each other. The room will be filled with hundreds of women, CEOs; movers and shakers in business, arts & culture; women from the area’s non-profits & superstars of the blogosphere. BEN-FM listeners that won tickets to the event will also be in attendance.
Some of the luncheon attendees will also be finalists for one of the five awards that will be presented at this year’s event. The winners of these awards were determined by a combination of online listener voting and BEN-FM staff voting.
About The Woman of the Week radio program
The Woman of the Week program was created four years ago as a way to showcase dynamic women that are making a significant impact in the community via their business, their charity work or a combination of both. The program airs Sunday mornings at 7:30a on 95.7 FM and is available via podcast at ilikebenfm.com.
About Dr. Mehmet Oz
Dr. Oz won his second consecutive Emmy® Award for outstanding informative talk show host at the 2011 Daytime Emmys. “The Dr. Oz Show” won its first Emmy® Award for Best Informative Talk Show in 2011. “The Dr. Oz Show” debuted in 2009 with the biggest ratings in nine years in daytime television and maintained impressive ratings throughout the season. “The Dr. Oz Show” is distributed in 112 countries worldwide.
Dr. Oz has served as health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” since 2004, sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers including “YOU: The Owner’s Manual”, “YOU: The Smart Patient”, “YOU: On a Diet”, “YOU: Staying Young”, “YOU: Being Beautiful” and “YOU Having a Baby” as well as the award-winning “Healing from the Heart”. He has a regular column in TIME Magazine, AARP and O The Oprah Magazine.
Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents.
Cleared in over 99 percent of the country, “The Dr. Oz Show” is co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and distributed by SPT. “The Dr. Oz Show” is executive produced by Mindy Borman; Amy Chiaro is co-executive producer. The show is filmed in front of a studio audience in Studio 6A in New York’s legendary Rockefeller Center.
95.7 BEN-FM is owned by Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., a subsidiary of Greater Media, Inc., the parent company of 22 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. Greater Media also owns a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey and several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.