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

profiling

Maryland Senator Ben Cardin Pushes Bill To End Racial Profiling

Profiling by police is becoming a focus for Maryland lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They’re pushing legislation to end the practice.

10/03/2014

environmental education, green grant

$75,000 Federal Grant Means More Green For Green Education In Baltimore

It’s a big investment in little kids–$75,000 worth.

10/02/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Accidents Between Deer And Planes A Risk At Md. Airports

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The further we move into fall, the greater the danger posed by deer. Nationally, there are thousands of deer-car collisions. Alex DeMetrick reports what’s not so well known are the [...]

10/01/2014

eyes on the bay

Surveillance System Helps To Monitor Poachers On The Bay

They go largely unseen, but 24 hours a day, there are eyes on the bay. They’re looking for boats in trouble and boats breaking the law.

09/30/2014

big drug bust

Baltimore Police Seize $3M Worth Of Drugs, Cash In Operation Ceasefire Bust

A drug bust nets a huge haul. Baltimore police say they’ve seized $3 million in heroin and cash–all from one suspect.

09/26/2014

Credit: Maryland Yacht Club

Eagle Rescued In Md. Now In Recovery From Lead Poisoning

Normally, bald eagles are spotted flying high above. But not the eagle an Anne Arundel County man saw.

09/25/2014

oysters

Volunteers Act As Oyster Nannies In Inner Harbor Cleanup Effort

It’s an investment of time and effort, but the payoff of a cleaner bay is still far from certain.

09/24/2014

gas prices, gas generic

Baltimore Gas Station Sells Unusual Blend Of Gasoline

It’s closer to moonshine than gasoline and it’s at the pump at only one Baltimore gas station.

09/22/2014

mars

New NASA Mission Hoping To Find Out What Turned Mars Into The Red Planet

This Sunday may mark the end of summer, but it’s the start of a new Mars mission. A NASA spacecraft will lock into orbit on Sept. 21.

09/19/2014

BMW at Port of Baltimore

BMW Cranks Up Auto Transports At Port Of Baltimore

The perfect port for the perfect driving machine. It turns out BMW thinks Baltimore fits that description.

09/18/2014

cara becker

Family Carries On Young Woman’s Desire To Help Others With Leukemia

Turning a devastating loss into help for others. It’s often a way people cope.

09/17/2014

high water, flooding

Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise

A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.

09/16/2014

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