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.

Maryland Astronaut, Teacher Video Calls Students From ISS

South River’s auditorium holds a lot of seats. Very few were empty, because the International Space Station provided some excitement.


4M Gallons Of Sewage, Rainwater Overflow Into Jones Falls, Inner Harbor

Heavy downpours early Monday morning triggered an overflow, sending a massive mixture of sewage and rainwater into Jones Falls.


Oyster Planting Season Begins Around Chesapeake Bay

Millions of babies were delivered Tuesday in the middle of the Tred Avon River in Talbot County.


20-Year Study Reveals How Gwynns Falls’ Water Quality Is Affected

The heavy rains during the past 24 hours are now pouring into waterways, like the Gwynns Falls, which runs through Baltimore and Baltimore County.


Ransomware Attacks On The Rise As Hackers Prey On Consumer Information

When it comes to spreading disruption, hackers who use ransomware are a growth industry.


Will You Take Part In The ’30 Days Of Picking Up Litter’ Challenge?

April is often called the cruelest month, but could it also become the cleanest month in Maryland?


Hear From The Firefighters Who Saved 93-Year-Old Woman From Apartment Fire

The Easter morning 3-alarm fire that swept through the Owings Landing Apartment complex triggered a dangerous rescue by firefighters.


TESS Telescope Set To Give Us Never Before Seen Look Of The Universe

There are a lot of stars out there, but the ones that are brightest and closest to earth will be the target of TESS.


Baltimore Scholar 1 Of 3 To Be Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

Gilman school senior Mekhi Johnson was accepted to all eight Ivy League colleges.


Maryland Among States Suing US Government Over Census Question

Maryland has joined a coalition of attorneys general suing the federal government to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.


Court Docs: Boyfriend Of Murdered Pregnant Teacher Told Police He Shot Her In The Head

Details of an ever-changing story are emerging in the murder of Columbia high school teacher Laura Wallen.


Winter Weather May Disrupt Maryland Crabbing Season

The Department of Natural Resources measures how many crabs are in the Chesapeake Bay every year to determine what the summer crabbing season will look like.



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