Maria Dennis

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BIO

Hi! Geesh, where do I start? I’m from Providence, Rhode Island, originally. I went to Northeastern University in Boston for Criminal Law way back when. I ended up sitting in on a rape trail and said, “Nope…not for me”. It’s then that I took that elective Television class and received the only “A” in my entire stay at Northeastern. One thing led to another and I then enrolled in a trade school in New England for broadcasting, graduating with a 4.0.

My journey in broadcasting has led me to Providence, Orlando, Boston, Providence again, New Hampshire and finally to Mix 106-5 here in Baltimore. I’ve been on-air at Mix 106-5 since September of 1997! It is my passion of mine to be a radio broadcaster. I yearn to bring some kind of joy into other people’s lives, either through the music I play, the information I broadcast, or the prizes and trips I give away. It truly keeps me going….along with my family.

I’m married with two boys, ages 8 and 10. My life was wonderful until that dreadful day, on March 12th, 2014….when I was diagnosed with Leukemia… Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia…with a Philadelphia chromosome to make matters worse. I was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital from March 2014 until September 2014 as an inpatient. I received a bone marrow transplant in June of 2014 from an anonymous donor from the National Bone Marrow Registry which saved my life. I contracted Graft Versus Host disease after my transplant and was treated aggressively for that. My body was basically rejecting the brand new bone marrow and treating it as foreign matter in my body. I can say with great enthusiasm that I am CANCER FREE today and take each and every day as it comes. I’m grateful for so many people and things in my life. I continue to take chemotherapy pills daily because of the ALL “with Philadelphia chromosome” to prevent the cancer from coming back in my brain. Overall, I’m very healthy and just so happy to be alive. God Bless!

Win Front Row Seats to Harry Styles!!

Maria Dennis has you chance to get front row seats to Harry Styles this Sunday!

Mix 106.5–09/25/2017

Here Are the Signs That You Damaged Your Vision During the Eclipse

If you think you wrecked your eyes yesterday, here are the signs…

Mix 106.5–08/22/2017

National Ice Cream Day Is July 16th!

Go get free ice cream on Sunday, National Ice Cream Day!!!

Mix 106.5–07/12/2017

Get A Free Entree Today At Chick-Fil-A!

Hey! Dress like a cow and get free food at Chick-Fil-A! How cool is that!?

Mix 106.5–07/11/2017

Seven Things Couples Wish They Had Put on Their Wedding Registry

No more blenders….Don’t forget the sheets!!

Mix 106.5–07/07/2017

Six Common Myths About Beer

Love your beer?! Here are six common myths about beer to get you through the summer!

Mix 106.5–07/06/2017

NEWQUAY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: A woman jumps in the sea as the Boardmasters pro-surfing competition takes place on Fistral Beach on August 7, 2013 in Newquay, England. Since 1981, the Boardmasters surfing competition - which is part of a larger five-day surf, skate and music festival - has been an integral part of the British surf scene and has grown from humble beginnings, to one of the biggest events on the British surfing calendar. It now attracts professional surfers from across the globe to compete on the Cornish beach that is seen by many as the birthplace of modern British surfing. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Six Things To Do the Day Before You Go on Vacation

Hey! Here are 6 things you can do to make your life easier BEFORE you go on vacation!

Mix 106.5–07/05/2017

Six Foods You Should Never Grill . . . and One of Them Is Burgers?

So, pizza is probably NOT a good thing to grill…but burgers?!

Mix 106.5–06/22/2017

The 10 Best Types of Donuts

What is your favorite donut of all time?! Maria Dennis says, “MAPLE FROSTED, BABY!”

Mix 106.5–06/12/2017

The 10 Best Beers In The World

Is your favorite beer on this list!?

Mix 106.5–06/06/2017

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