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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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

fruit growers

Md. Farmers Assessing Damage After Recent Cold Snap

Our recent cold snap might be measured in days, but it could linger for farmers.

04/17/2014

Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Ambulance

First Responders Adapting To Fewer Fires, More Medical Emergencies

Calls for help are changing in this country.

04/16/2014

CAMDEN YARDS CLEANUP CREW FROM CHIMES

Cleanup Crew ‘Chimes’ In At Camden Yards To Overcome Hardships

Batting clean-up is an important job on any baseball team, so is cleaning up after a game is over.

04/15/2014

lunar eclipse

Marylanders Can See A Total Lunar Eclipse Early Tuesday

It’s going to take luck and an alarm clock to see, but there will be a total eclipse of the moon over Maryland early Tuesday morning.

04/14/2014

capitol dome

Repair Work Set To Begin On U.S. Capitol Dome

One of the nation’s most famous buildings is going under wraps.

04/11/2014

William Bradford Bishop

FBI Puts Md. Man On Most Wanted List For The 1976 Murders Of 5 Family Members

A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 has been added to the FBI’s list of “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.”

04/10/2014

mary root

Harford County Grandmother Gets Her Dogs Back After Arrest

An emotional day in court for an 81-year-old Harford County woman. Mary Root’s unexpected plunge into the legal system began when her dogs got loose.

04/09/2014

kevin spacey, house of cards

Negotiations Fail For Raising Film Tax Credit

You can’t call Maryland legislators starstruck. Under pressure from Hollywood to increase tax breaks for filming here, lawmakers went for a cliffhanger ending.

04/08/2014

flight recorder

Underwater Listening Devices Play Critical Role In Finding Missing Jet

Signals picked up by underwater listening equipment may finally give searchers a location on the missing Malaysian jet. But the next step is even more complicated.

04/07/2014

marijuana

Md. House Of Delegates Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/05/2014

abducted children

Md. Woman Fights To Get Back Children Abducted By Former Husband To Tunisia

A Maryland woman is half a world away, trying to get her two children back. The law is on her side, but realities on the ground in Tunisia have left her in limbo.

04/04/2014

texting and driving

Feds Take On Texting and Driving

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announces a national distracted driving awareness campaign, focusing on texting behind the wheel.

04/03/2014

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