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!

Marilyn Monroe's yearbook (she is in the centre, Norma Baker), is displayed at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California on November 7, 2012. Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premiere celebrity and memorabilia auction house, announces Hollywood Icons & Idols, an unprecedented Hollywood collection of over 800 items of screen worn wardrobe, props, original photographs, and celebrity (Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, JFK, Bruce Lee, Liz Taylor and ohers) owned items on November 9-10, 2012 at Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery.

A High School Kid’s Service Dog Got Its Own Yearbook Photo

This story will warm your heart! So cool!!

Mix 106.5–05/25/2017

7-Eleven Has More Caffeine in Its Coffee Than Any Other National Chain

Where do you get your coffee in the morning!? Maybe you should go to 7-11 for the most bang for you buck!!

Mix 106.5–05/23/2017

AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND - AUGUST 1: Thierry Henry of Arsenal looks on during the Sony Amsterdam Tournament match between Arsenal v Ajax at The Amsterdam Arena on August 1, 2004 in Amsterdam, Holland.

Doing *This* In Photos Makes You Look Old

Wait….what?! You probably do this ALL the time in photos!!

Mix 106.5–05/11/2017

Are These the 10 Most Re-Watchable Movies of All Time?

Why is “Pretty Woman” NOT on the top 10 list!? Maria calls shenanigans!

Mix 106.5–05/10/2017

Two Reasons You’re Always Running Late

Are you always running a few minutes behind? Here’s maybe why….

Mix 106.5–04/26/2017

Some Random Facts About Earth Day

Hey! What do you know about Earth Day? Here are some facts for ya!

Mix 106.5–04/21/2017

The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time

The most Shazamed songs of all time! Have you ever Shazamed a song to find out what it is?

Mix 106.5–04/18/2017

385848 27: Cast members of NBC's comedy series "Friends." Pictured (l to r): David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Cook, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani and Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay. Episode: "The One Where They All Turn Thirthy."

“Friends” Is Being Turned Into An Off-Broadway Musical

Would you go see a musical based on the “Friends” TV show?

Mix 106.5–04/12/2017

Eight Gross Eating Habits

Do you ever use your finger as a spoon? Be honest….

Mix 106.5–04/12/2017

The 100 Best Snack Foods of All Time

What’s you favorite snack food!? Is it in the top 10?

Mix 106.5–04/04/2017

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