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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Fatal ‘Bow Riding’ Accident Behind New Boating Regulations

Maryland lawmakers move to end the practice of bow riding after a deadly accident last summer.


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Baltimore Dedicates $3 Million To Plug Holes In Police Force

Baltimore’s mayor says the city will spend $3 million to put more cops on the beat.



Md. Churches Band Together To Get People Enrolled For Insurance

Its long term future may be in question, but for 2017 the Affordable Care Act is still available.



Ravens Nation Says Goodbye To David Modell

This morning, family and friends said goodbye to former Ravens President David Modell at his funeral at the Baltimore Basilica.



Frederick Co. Schools Employee Speaks Out After Being Fired For Tweet

A Frederick County Public Schools employee is now speaking out after she was fired for a tweet she posted from the school’s social media account, correcting a student’s spelling.


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Baltimore-Native Presented Key To D.C. For Philanthropy Work

A Maryland man who has given millions to some of Washington’s most treasured monuments was given something in return.


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EmPOWER Maryland Saves Customers $4 Billion On Electric Bills

A new report says the EmPOWER Maryland program has helped save customers more than $4 billion.



Baltimore Police Share Behind-The-Scenes Of Deadly Force Training

Baltimore Police are sharing their deadly force training with the public.


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Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Developing Instruments For NASA Asteroid Missions

Space may be the final frontier but it’s becoming a familiar destination for Maryland scientists and engineers.


Deputy Warren Scott Hogan recovering after being shot. (Courtesy: Queen Anne's County Office of the Sheriff)

Sheriff’s Office Gives Update on Recovery of Queen Anne’s Deputy

The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s deputy hit by a shotgun blast is continuing his recovery and is even up and walking around.


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Wax Figures of Presidents, First Ladies Up For Auction After Gettysburg Museum Closes

Wax figures of U.S. Presidents and their first ladies are going up for auction after Gettysburg’s Hall of Presidents and First Ladies closed.



Johns Hopkins Testing Drones To Assist With Providing Health Care

Researchers at Johns Hopkins hospital think they’ve found a way to link drones with medical care. Alex Demetrick reports, it’s cool in more ways than one.



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