Maria Dennis

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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!

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American Craft Council Tickets Up For Grabs

Maria has your FREE American Craft Council tickets to give away at 10:20am!

Mix 106.5–9 hours ago

Credit: Jonathan Ernst / Stringer

Finally! A List Of Gum Who’s Flavor Lasts The Longest

Lotta gum chewed in my house! I’ve ALWAYS wanted a list like this to come out! Let’s see the results….

Mix 106.5–02/10/2016

Credit: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / Stringer

You’re Playing With Your Cat Wrong

You might actually playing with your cat wrong. Details here…

Mix 106.5–02/09/2016

Credit: Cindy Ord / Stringer

5 Super Bowl Foods Dangerous To Your Fur Babies

Please keep these 5 foods AWAY from your pets this Sunday!!

Mix 106.5–02/05/2016

Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS / Staff

What Are People Eating This Sunday For The Big Game?

Wanna know what other people are eating/ drinking this Sunday during the Super Bowl? Here you go…..

Mix 106.5–02/04/2016

Photo by Maria Dennis

Radiothon Is Almost Here!

Radiothon to benefit the kids at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is coming up! Go check out a picture of Mo (who is blind) meeting Batman!

Mix 106.5–02/03/2016

Credit: Scott Olson / Staff

Awesome Heinz Big Game Ad

This is probably one of the best Big Game commercials I’ve seen so far…..

Mix 106.5–02/02/2016

Credit: JUSTIN TALLIS / Stringer

Your Dog Loves You 5 Times More Than Your Cat!

Your dog loves you 5 times more than your cat?! What if you only own a cat? He/she really loves you 5 times less than you think?!

Mix 106.5–02/01/2016

Credit: BOB DAEMMRICH / Staff

4 Signs You Have Psychic Powers

Have you ever wondered if you’re just a little bit psychic? Here you go!


Credit: Francois Durand / Stringer

You’re Not Fully Awake Until What Time?

So, a new study found out that the average person isn’t fully awake until…..

Mix 106.5–01/27/2016


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