Friday, March 4, 2011

WAAF's Mistress Carrie extended

Entercom New England just announced a new 3-year deal for WAAF 107.3/WKAF 97.7's popular afternoon personality and music director Mistress Carrie. She's been with the station for nearly 20 years starting out as intern for The Hill-Man Morning Show in 1991 and then moving to promotions department. Her on-air debut came in 1998 when she was named a weeknight host. In 2001, she moved up to the midday shift and named station's music director. In November 2005, she was promoted to her current afternoon drive role. Here's WAAF's press release on her contract renewal :

 Boston (March 4, 2011) 97.7/107.3 WAAF-FM announced today that it has signed on-air personality Mistress Carrie to a new 3-year contract extension. Carrie currently hosts the station’s afternoon drive program and also acts as WAAF’s Music Director.

This month marks Carrie’s thirteenth year on-air at WAAF; she began hosting afternoon drive in 2005. “I’m honored to continue to be a part of such a creative and hard working team. WAAF has always been my home, and I’m so happy to continue that relationship for years to come!”

WAAF Program Director, Ron Valeri, said, “Carrie is a cornerstone of WAAF and the community. She’s a natural entertainer who has worked genuinely hard to develop a deep connection with her audience. Carrie not only understands what her listeners want, but she also truly cares about them. This relationship has served Carrie well over the years making her one of Boston’s top rated radio and internet personalities.”

Carrie’s new contract extension will keep her on WAAF into 2014.

About Entercom Communications
Entercom is one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasters with operations, pro forma for pending acquisitions, in San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Sacramento, Cincinnati, Portland, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Austin, Norfolk, Buffalo, New Orleans, Providence, Memphis, Greensboro, Rochester, Greenville/Spartanburg, Madison, Wichita, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Springfield and Gainesville/Ocala.

BRW Notebook :

Atta boy, Ralphie! : After a temporary 4-month stay at WODS 103.3, much-traveled Ralphie Marino is on his way back to his native Long Island. Marino who's been co-hosting morning drive on WODS since late October(BRW 10/29/10). Marino who signed off from WODS this morning has acctped a fulltime morning job WIGX/The New 94X.


Anonymous said...

Anyone have any idea how much the contract is for?

What does a full-time gig on WAAF pay these days?

Anonymous said...

Anyone know how much the contract is for?

What does a full-time gig on AAF pay these days?

Anonymous said...

Karen Blake...alone again (on the air).

Anonymous said...

Rock music has been bad lately, and WAAF's playlist has suffered for it. Listening to Carrie makes me long for the days of Liz Wilde and Opie and Anthony.

WODS should see what John Lander is doing these days.