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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Proud Moment For More Than 1,000 Naval Academy Graduates

Pomp and circumstance at the U.S. Naval Academy, as the Navy and Marine Corps welcomes more than 1,000 new officers.

05/22/2015

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Peregrine Falcon Eggs Hatch Atop Transamerica Building

Peregrine falcons born atop of the Transamerica building.

05/20/2015

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Ceremony Honors First Responders & Hero Children

Setting aside one day to honor those who save lives every day—not just first responders but also Maryland citizens.

05/19/2015

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Could Preakness Leave Baltimore?

Preakness has long been a Baltimore tradition and we just wrapped up a weekend of excitement—but there may come a time when it’s no longer here in Baltimore.

05/18/2015

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Ultimate Buzz Kill: Honeybees Dying Off In Record Numbers

Massive die-offs of honeybees that pollinate many of the crops we eat have taken a new turn.

05/14/2015

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Annual Ro-Ro-Rodeo Helps Move Cargo At Port Of Baltimore

Some of the Port of Baltimore’s largest cargo takes special training to move, and that’s going on right now.

05/13/2015

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Maryland Works To Lower Number Of Cycling Accidents

Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. That’s the tally of bicycle-car collisions during the past five years in Maryland.

05/12/2015

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Algae Blooms May Be More Prevalent This Year

Algae blooms, some of them toxic, are increasing in the Chesapeake.

05/11/2015

WWII-era planes fly over the Washington Monument during the Arsenal of Democracy, a WWII plane flyover for the 70th anniversary of V-E Day in Washington, DC, on May 8 2015. AFP PHOTO/ ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS        (Photo credit should read Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Vintage World War II Planes Fly Over D.C.

A rare display of history took wing over the nation’s capital, as dozens of World War II aircraft flew down the National Mall.

05/08/2015

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Did The FBI Secretly Hover Over The Streets Of Baltimore?

During Baltimore’s state of emergency, law enforcement officers made a point of standing out and being seen–but not the FBI.

05/07/2015

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Baltimore’s Catholic Schools Get 3D Printers

Technology that’s changing everything from manufacturing to medicine is coming to all of the Catholic schools in the Baltimore archdiocese.

05/05/2015

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Bay’s Crab Population Starting To Increase

After a decline the past two years, the bay’s crab population is again growing in the right direction.

05/04/2015

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