Alex DeMetrick

Alex DeMetrick 175x131Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ Eyewitness News since September 1984.

Alex began his journalism career in California.

Alex has received many awards from United Press International and The Associated Press.  He also received a Lincoln University Award for his political reporting.

A native of Michigan, Alex moved to California at the age of seven.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University and pursued graduate studies at San Jose State University.

Alex enjoys sailing, hiking, writing, movies and jazz.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

accident

Police Investigating Accident, Commercial Vehicle Into Home

A crash on a rural road damages the vehicles involved and leaves a house in ruins. It happened along Route 30 in Upperco, near the Baltimore-Carroll County line.

7 hours ago

drilling

Concern Over Offshore Drilling Proposal South Of Md.

Opening the door to oil rigs off the Atlantic Coast, possibly just south of Maryland. That’s what President Obama is proposing.

01/28/2015

A car is swallowed by a sinkhole outside a home in Bladensburg, Md. Photo Courtesy, WUSA9.

Sinkhole Swallows Car In Md. After Water Main Break

Winter can take a toll below ground—and when it does, a mess can surface.

01/27/2015

Tavon White

Closing Arguments Heard In Baltimore City Jail Corruption Trial

Ringleader or lone wolf. Two very different sides of the inmate who says he ran the Baltimore City jail emerged in closing arguments in federal court.

01/26/2015

Sip & Bite Diner

Owner Of Sip & Bite Charged In Federal Cocaine Sting

The owner of a landmark Baltimore restaurant has been arrested in a drug sting operation in Virginia.

01/23/2015

Chesapeake Bay health

New Federal Grants To Assist With Bay Projects

Millions of federal dollars are coming to Maryland and they’re going right into the ground.

01/22/2015

asthma

Study: Asthma Not More Prevalent In Cities

For half a century, the hot spots for asthma were believed to be the inner city.

01/20/2015

global warming

2014 Warmest Year On Record, Officials Say

It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.

01/16/2015

DC METRO ALEX PKG

Passenger Suing After Being Stuck In Smoke-Filled D.C. Subway

WASHINGTON (WJZ)—They could barley see or breathe, but now passengers aboard a D.C. Metro subway that filled with smoke on Monday are speaking and suing. Alex Demetrick has more on the suit and the first […]

01/15/2015

virts

Md. Astronaut Evacuated From International Space Station

It’s never happened before today. Alarms aboard the International Space Station force an evacuation by astronauts, from the American section of the station into the Russian compartment.

01/14/2015

keyframe208

60 Yrs. In The Making, Baltimore Co. Reservoir Project Breaks Ground

Progress moves at its own pace, but 60 years? That’s how long plans have been on the books in Baltimore County for a new reservoir.

01/13/2015

Photo of the Lyons sisters. Credit: Montgomery Co. Police.

Police: FBI Searching Va. Property For Clues In Md. Cold Case

It’s a Maryland cold case stretching back 40 years. That’s when the Lyons sisters, just 10 and 12, vanished.

01/13/2015

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