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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Controlled from the ground but too close for comfort up in the air. Since last Friday, there have been three incidents of drones and airplanes crossing airspace.
GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ)—NASA’s newest tool in space is tracking the world’s rainfall,with the best accuracy, and it’s already had plenty of extreme weather to study this summer. Alex DeMetrick reports, it’s likely to have a lot […]
It may have happened 22,000 years ago, but the last ice age isn’t done with Maryland yet.
The “Maryland crabs” distinction is being challenged by no less than the governor of Virginia—and it’s brought a response from Maryland’s governor.
Lifesaving rescues have been put in danger by laser pointers. It’s a blinding reality Coast Guard air crews are dealing with.
It’s devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland.
It was a peaceful answer to violence on Saturday when thousands streamed into Druid Hill Park for the “Unity in the Community” Festival.
In honor of Pope Francis visiting Washington D.C. in September, Catholic Charities is running a unique pledge drive.
The highly invasive Chinese snakehead fish has found a way past a natural barrier into the Upper Potomac River.
The mission now is to save the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore when he first stepped foot on the moon.
The annual PetValu fundraiser runs until Sept. 11.
Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and chasms on its big moon Charon that appear six times deeper than the Grand Canyon.