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.

Scientists Collect Female Mussels To Restore Population, Keep Waterways Clean

Very few waterways contain a mussel called the eastern elliptio. An exception is Deer Creek in Harford County.


NTSB: Deadly School Bus Crash Driver In Baltimore Unfit For Job

A federal panel says drivers in the November 2016 deadly school bus crashes in Baltimore and Chattanooga, Tennessee shouldn’t have been behind the wheel.


Denver Nuggets Star Donates Game Room To Baltimore School

Friday wasn’t a regular day for students at Johnston Square Elementary School.


Southwest CEO Reassures Maryland Shareholders Following Recent Incidents

Marylanders who own stock in Southwest Airlines got a chance to meet with the company’s CEO in Annapolis.


Anne Arundel Co. Announces Increased Police Presence For Light Rail

New passengers will be riding the Light Rail in Anne Arundel County, and police will be joining Maryland Transportation Authority officers in an effort to boost security.


Man Killed After Being Struck By Light Rail Train In Baltimore

Baltimore City Police say a male was struck and killed by the Light Rail Thursday morning.


Port Of Baltimore Holds Ro-Ro Rodeo For 22nd Year

Much of the Port of Baltimore’s cargo comes equipped with wheels; some with very big wheels. Heavy equipment that must roll on and off ships.


Topgolf To Open Location In Baltimore In 2020

Topgolf will be coming to Baltimore.


Maryland Seafood Trade Workforce Decimated By Seasonal Worker Lottery

Maryland crab picking houses say they are facing a collapsing industry because of federal action that’s created a labor shortage.


Md. Weighing Options For Conowingo Dam To Prevent Mass Release Of Sediment

For almost 90 years, Conowingo Dam has provided hydroelectricity and held back much of the dirt that washed off the land into the Susquehanna River.


Investigators Puzzled By Fish Kills In Baltimore Waters

Thousands of dead fish have ended up in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, and experts still aren’t sure why.


Baltimore Hospitals Pledge More Resources For Opioid Users

Baltimore’s 11 hospitals are pledging to do more to combat the opioid epidemic.




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