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Mistress Carrie

Mistress Carrie is the afternoon host 3p-7p and Music Director of Boston's Rock Station WAAF. She was born and raised in Leominster, Mass. She received her Associates degree in Radio from Newbury College and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communications from Framingham State College. After working as a roadie and truck driver, she began her full time radio career in 1998 on the air at WAAF. She has become the stations Music Director, and has been on the air for over 15 years, making her way from overnights and weekends, to nights, mid-days, and finally afternoon drive.

Mistress Carrie was the first “non-news” journalist to be embedded in the Middle East with the U.S. military in Iraq 2006 and Afghanistan in 2011 both times with units from the Mass. Army National Guard. She was awarded the Commanders Award for Public Service twice by the Army, awarded a tactical call-sign “Narko” by the Air Force after a flight in an F-15, and received the Order of Saint Maurice by the 181st & 182nd Infantry. Carrie is also affiliated with several military charities, a licensed skydiver, and member of the USPA, a motorcycle rider, an amateur marksman, an avid music lover, a pug owner, and a proud Army wife.


From the AAF Archives: Zakk Wylde and Nick Catanese of Black Label Society perform an acoustic rendition of "Spoke In The Wheel", live in the WAAF studio!


Mistress Carrie, the purple-haired WAAF Boston rock DJ redefines her relationship with her listeners and the local community.

Hi Note/Low Note: the best and worst stories in music every weekday at 5:30pm.

You Are Not Going To F*ckin' Believe This: The craziest thing that happened to someone listening that day!

AAF Archives: We dip into the 'AAF Archives and replay the best in-studio performances and interviews.

Under The Covers with Carrie: Everyone knows how much I love a good cover song! 

Did You Know?: Sometimes facts are stranger than fiction!


Mistress Carrie's Confessional: Confess your weekend sins to Mistress Carrie!


Looney Tune Tuesday: Songs to make you laugh at the TOP of every hour!

email: carrie@waaf.com


From The Blog

Mistress Carrie | 02/04/16 at 11:08am

(photo credit: Justin Reich) Zakk Wylde has had one hell of a musical career, and is the subject of many crazy stories here in the WAAF studio. Like the time he barged into the...

Mistress Carrie | 01/26/16 at 8:09pm

16 years ago this week, Mike Hsu, Ian from real Rock TV, a documentary film crew, and I left Boston, and headed to the loneliest phone booth in the world, the Mojave Desert Phone Booth. A...

Mistress Carrie | 01/21/16 at 9:01pm

Just in case you hadn't heard, in September, I crashed my Harley on Route 2 in Irving. You can read all about it, and see all the pics here. Well, I found out today, after having my nose...

Mistress Carrie | 01/08/16 at 3:04pm

Everyone is talking about the 800+ million dollar Powerball drawing this weekend. Well, don't bother buying a ticket, you're not going to win. I am! And just to keep me honest, after I become...

Most Recent Audio

Mistress Carrie interviews Zakk Wylde

02/03/2016 | Mistress Carrie interviews Zakk Wylde

Mistress Carrie interviews Chris Lessard from Mass Fallen Heroes

11/09/2015 | Mistress Carrie interviews Chris Lessard from Mass Fallen Heroes

Mistress Carrie interviews Bill Moore from Project New Hope

11/09/2015 | Mistress Carrie interviews Bill Moore from Project New Hope

Gen. Jack Hammond

11/05/2015 | Gen. Jack Hammond

Mistress Carrie interviews Denis Leary

10/27/2015 | Mistress Carrie interviews Denis Leary



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