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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, and devoted pug owner.



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 | 08/25/16 at 2:41pm

So I finally gave in, and signed up for Snapchat!   Like I needed one more thing to help me goof off every day! ;) I mean, I'm on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and...

Mistress Carrie | 08/22/16 at 6:31pm

Of course, after 8 years of waiting, Metallica releases their new song Hardwired on one of my vacation day! DAMMIT!!!! This is James and I, 8 years ago... That's how long it's been since Death...

Mistress Carrie | 08/10/16 at 5:55pm

          Ronnie James Dio's sinister howl and wicked songcraft bewitched hard rock fans in the Seventies and Eighties during his memorable stints with Elf,...

Mistress Carrie | 07/27/16 at 1:48pm

What does it take to "Walk Off The War"?   A photo posted by Daniel Dean (@danieldeanmarine) on Jul 22, 2016 at 5:42pm PDT Well, for Veteran's taking part in the Warrior Hike, it...

Most Recent Audio

Mistress Carrie interviews Wendy Dio about 'Decade of Dio' and new hologram

08/09/2016 | Mistress Carrie interviews Wendy Dio about 'Decade of Dio' and new hologram

Warrior Hike - Part 1

07/27/2016 | Warrior Hike - Part 1

Warrior Hike - Part 2

07/27/2016 | Warrior Hike - Part 2

Warrior Hike - Part 2

07/27/2016 | Warrior Hike - Part 2

Warrior Hike Team part 1

07/26/2016 | Warrior Hike Team part 1



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