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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NASA: First Half Of 2016 Was Hottest 6 Months On Record

The year is half over, and NASA scientists say it was the hottest six months on record.

07/20/2016

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Oyster Recovery Partnership Tries To Restock Local Waterways

It takes a lot of work to duplicate nature.

07/19/2016

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No Charges In Shooting Death Of Md. Cop By Another Officer

The shooting death of a Prince George’s County police officer by another officer launched a criminal probe.

CBS Baltimore–07/15/2016

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MDA Ramps Up Efforts to Control Mosquitoes, Tackle Zika Virus

Extra effort is underway in Maryland to control mosquitoes and the Zika virus.

07/13/2016

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Baltimore Alliance Voice Concerns About Port Covington Project

The $5.5-billion Port Covington Project headed up by Under Armour’s Kevin Plank is expected to fuel economic growth in the city, but an alliance of community groups are worried that they will be shortchanged.

07/12/2016

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What You Need To Know: New Licenses, IDs Roll Out In Maryland

Over four million Marylanders will soon be carrying a more secure license with a roll out that begins Monday.

07/11/2016

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NASA Spacecraft Nears Jupiter Rendezvous

The night of July 4th, a spacecraft flying faster than any skyrocket will rendezvous with the planet Jupiter.

07/01/2016

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Drones Could Be Key Life-Saving Tool During Natural Disasters

When disasters cut people off from help, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease.

06/30/2016

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Baltimore Light Festival Gets An Illumination Upgrade

The very popular Light City Festival in Baltimore is improving on success and expanding next year.

06/29/2016

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U.S.S. Enterprise Now At D.C.’s Air and Space Museum

If you’re willing to boldly go to Washington D.C., you can now take in the original U.S.S. Enterprise.

06/28/2016

A panel of Baltimore rappers, left to right, Lor Scoota, Young Moose, Chino, and Young Goldie and LIl Key, visit Frederick Douglass High School to share their goals and observations of recent events in West Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray. The #EYEAMBaltimore Tour High School tour is a partnership between 7th district Councilman Nick Mosby and Downtown Locker Room. Kim Hairston/Baltimore

Rising Rapper ‘Lor Scoota’ Gunned Down In N.E. Baltimore

A local rapper has been shot and killed in Northeast Baltimore.

06/26/2016

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State Halts Oyster and Clam Harvesting in Some Spots Due to High Bacteria Levels

Rising levels of bacteria have prompted the state to put some oysters and clams off limits for harvesting.

06/24/2016

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