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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Twelve children are now believed to have been sexually abused inside their Prince George’s County school and there may be more victims.

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Outrage is not normally a condition at Mount Saint Mary’s University but statements by its new president are generating just that.


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Serial Case: Closing Arguments Wrap In Syed Hearing

Closing arguments wrap up in the hearing for Adnan Syed–the Baltimore County man now wanting a new trial after being convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend.


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‘Serial’ Case: Hearing Resumes For Adnan Syed

Millions have heard the allegations of a botched defense in the “Serial” podcast about Adnan Syed’s murder conviction.


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Witness Asia McClain Breaks Down On Stand During Adnan Syed’s Hearing

As a convicted murderer seeks a new trial in a case spotlighted by the popular “Serial” podcast, an alibi witness who was never before called to testify in the case has cast doubts about testimony from the case’s former prosecutor, who she says persuaded her not to come forward with information that might help win the defendant a new trial.



Serial Case: Adnan Syed Argues For New Trial

It was crime reporting that went viral. Now the Serial podcast about the murder of a Baltimore teen and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend is playing out in court.


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As DC Residents Get Squeezed Out Of High-Priced Housing, Baltimore Looks To Attract Them

Baltimore has been trying to draw people from Washington D.C. to live here for years.


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Aberdeen Proving Ground Unit Honored For Ebola Work In W. Africa

A year ago, the Ebola virus reached epidemic proportions in West Africa.


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Snow Pile Grows At M&T Bank Stadium

The snow pile continues to grow at M&T Bank Stadium where much of the snow being picked up in Baltimore is being dumped.


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Maryland Still Adding Up Blizzard Costs

A hefty price tag comes with the cleanup from last weekend’s massive snow storm.



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It might not feel like it right now, but four days of hard winter weather isn’t forever.



Passenger Cruise Ship Returns To Baltimore After Snow Delays

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