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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.

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Annapolis flooding

Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise

A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.

1 hour ago

(Photo by Don Scott)

Star Spangled Spectacular Likely Provided Huge Economic Boost

Taking stock of a bicentennial celebration. The Star-Spangled Spectacular is officially over.

22 hours ago

Navy SEAL spectacular

Navy SEALs Sky Dive Into Clifton Park To Greet Hundreds Of Local Students

The Star-Spangled Spectacular branched out Friday in Baltimore.

09/12/2014

Blue Angels

Blue Angels Prepare For Star-Spangled Spectacular

Add screaming jets to bombs bursting in air. The Navy’s Blue Angels roared over Baltimore on Thursday, readying for their part in this week’s Star Spangled Spectacular.

09/11/2014

ebola

Ebola Outbreak Continues To Grow

The fight against the deadly outbreak of Ebola in Africa is growing but infections continue to grow, as well.

09/08/2014

evergreen health care

Evergreen Health Care To See New VA Patients

Baltimore’s VA Medical Center is prescribing itself some outside help.

08/28/2014

dead zone

Heavy Rain Blamed For Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone

It’s not the kind of rebound the Chesapeake Bay needs, but as summer draws to a close, a larger dead zone is taking shape.

08/26/2014

arctic ice melting

Loss Of Ice In The Arctic Affecting Weather In Md. And Much Of The Country

The world’s icebox is undergoing some serious defrosting.

08/22/2014

messenger

Hopkins Scientists Plan To Study Mercury Until Messenger Spacecraft Crashes

Running out of gas and time. After orbiting the planet Mercury for the past three years, the Messenger Spacecraft–built here in Maryland–is headed for a crash landing.

08/21/2014

chemical weapons disposal

Team In Md. Carries Out Chemical Weapons Disposal Operation

The Syrian chemical weapons the United States threatened to go to war over are no more. A team from Maryland has successfully destroyed them in a first-of-its-kind operation.

08/19/2014

Emerald Ash Borer beetle

Emerald Ash Borers Invade Baltimore, Threaten Tree Population

The arrival was feared and inevitable. And now an immensely destructive pest has made its way into Baltimore.

08/18/2014

great white shark

Md. Man Has Close Encounter With Great White; Pets Shark Off Ocean City Coast

A Maryland man has a very close encounter with a large great white shark off Ocean City’s coast.

08/14/2014

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