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

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Birth Of 4 Tiny Turtles At National Aquarium Makes Big History

They may not be ninjas, but turtles born in captivity at the National Aquarium are still pretty rare.

19 hours ago

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Historic USS Constellation Ship Moves Out Of The Inner Harbor For Repairs

History picks up and moves out of the Inner Harbor—at least for the next few months. The USS Constellation needs some work below the waterline.

10/22/2014

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Baltimore’s Restored Washington Monument Comes Out Of Its Cocoon

A major phase is wrapping up in the restoration of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.

10/21/2014

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Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine

The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.

10/20/2014

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800 Baltimore Students Tune In As Friar Alessandro’s Voice Fills The Basilica

Hundreds of Baltimore students tuned into some very old music, based on a very old story.

10/17/2014

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Damaged National Cathedral Hosts ‘Great ShakeOut’ Earthquake Drill

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.

10/16/2014

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Univ. Of Md. Builds Medical Center Offering Proton Therapy

Cancer tumors doctors couldn’t touch may soon become fair game.

10/15/2014

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$1.7M Little Patuxent River Restoration To Help Trap Pollutants

Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.

10/14/2014

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Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Appear In 2nd Debate

The two men running for governor in Maryland met for their second debate, recorded for broadcast at News Channel 8. According to a poll by our media partners, the Baltimore Sun, many voters are undecided but the gap between the candidates appears to be narrowing.

10/13/2014

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Old Secret Service Colombia Trip Producing New Allegation

With the Secret Service still reeling from security breaches at the White House, an old scandal is producing a new allegation.

10/09/2014

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Md. Team That Destroyed Syria’s Chemical Weapons Recognized

It was dangerous, it had never been tried before, and Wednesday, the volunteers who pulled it off received the nation’s thanks.

10/08/2014

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Port Of Baltimore Spends Millions To Stay Competitive

You could say it’s a $22 million hole in the water but the Port of Baltimore says it’s the cost of staying competitive.

10/07/2014

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