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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

beaches

Maryland Beaches Rated Among Best In Nation

When it comes to beaches, Maryland scores very high for clean water.

06/26/2014

oysters

Tens Of Thousands Of Oysters Survive To Make Trip To Better Water

In perfect conditions, oysters raise themselves. But in parts of the bay, they need hands-on human help.

06/25/2014

TSA lost and found

Phones, Computers & Even Canes: The TSA Shows Off Its Lost And Found

We all know the feeling: the frantic search for something lost. When it comes to traveling, a lot of it gets found by the TSA.

06/24/2014

senators visit VA

Md. Senators Focus On Wait Times At Baltimore’s VA Medical Center

The scandals that rocked the Veterans Administration medical system brought a closer look from Maryland’s two senators.

06/23/2014

Sean McCullough, Decerio Coley, children in Bruce Street fatal fire

Week Brothers Killed In House Fire Ends With Citywide Smoke Detector Sweep

A week that saw three people killed in house fires in Baltimore ends with an effort to save the next life.

06/21/2014

penguins

As Summer Begins, Maryland Zoo Monitors Penguins For Malaria

All our recent heavy rains and warmer temperatures are posing a threat to an unlikely victim: the penguin.

06/20/2014

light rail

Heavy Rain Blamed For $1.5M Repairs That Will Close 3 Light Rail Stops For 3 Weeks

Light rail riders are in for less than a smooth ride starting Friday morning.

06/19/2014

bay

Nearly $4M Grant To Improve The Chesapeake Bay’s Livability

It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.

06/18/2014

chesapeake bay sediment

Maryland Renews Pledge To Help Clean Up Chesapeake

No one thing has left the Chesapeake Bay struggling—so now, more things are about to be taken on.

06/17/2014

whooping crane

Md. Researchers Help Keep Whooping Cranes From Edge Of Extinction

It was on the edge of extinction. But thanks to researchers in Maryland, America’s largest bird is still flying.

06/13/2014

traffic

City Looking At Converting Calvert, St. Paul Into 2-Way Streets

Making the most of two of Baltimore’s most heavily traveled streets may mean changes in direction.

06/12/2014

black bear

Wandering Black Bear Spotted In Columbia And Ellicott City

A black bear is prowling suburban neighborhoods in Howard County.

06/11/2014

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