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
Pomp and circumstance at the U.S. Naval Academy, as the Navy and Marine Corps welcomes more than 1,000 new officers.
Peregrine falcons born atop of the Transamerica building.
Setting aside one day to honor those who save lives every day—not just first responders but also Maryland citizens.
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.
Massive die-offs of honeybees that pollinate many of the crops we eat have taken a new turn.
Some of the Port of Baltimore’s largest cargo takes special training to move, and that’s going on right now.
Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. That’s the tally of bicycle-car collisions during the past five years in Maryland.
Algae blooms, some of them toxic, are increasing in the Chesapeake.
A rare display of history took wing over the nation’s capital, as dozens of World War II aircraft flew down the National Mall.
During Baltimore’s state of emergency, law enforcement officers made a point of standing out and being seen–but not the FBI.
Technology that’s changing everything from manufacturing to medicine is coming to all of the Catholic schools in the Baltimore archdiocese.
After a decline the past two years, the bay’s crab population is again growing in the right direction.