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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

tornado

Pa. Residents Believe A Tornado Touched Down Just Across The Md. Line

Severe weather strikes Maryland. Tuesday night’s storm might have generated a tornado just over the Maryland state line.

07/09/2014

dead zone

Current Bay Dead Zone Larger Than Normal

Dead zones are a sign the Chesapeake is in trouble—and most every summer, one appears in the bay.

07/08/2014

water infrastructure

Senators Push For Upgrades At Md. Water Plant

Right out of the tape, we take water for granted—but in Baltimore, that fresh drink is traveling through some pretty old pipes.

07/07/2014

air pollution

Breathing Easier? Satellites Show The Air Down Here On Earth Is Cleaner Than It Used To Be

It’s not just space NASA focuses on. A fleet of satellites also studies the Earth. That vantage point is showing most of us are breathing cleaner air.

06/27/2014

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

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