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.

oyster

Environmental Groups Worrying Success Could Impact Oyster Recovery Efforts

The ups and downs of nature and the best efforts of people are both are examined in a state study on efforts to increase the bay’s oyster population.

08/02/2016

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NASA Has Space-Eye View Of Wildfires Burning Worldwide

So far this year, the U.S. has seen almost 30,000 wildfires. Worldwide, that’s a drop in the bucket.

07/29/2016

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Md. Native Astronaut Reid Wiseman Documenting Underwater Mission Online

He spent months in space and now astronaut Reid Wiseman is spending a couple of weeks underwater.

07/28/2016

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Rising Sea Levels Could Flood Naval Academy In Annapolis, Scientists Say

The U.S. military is preparing to battle on a new front: rising sea levels.

07/27/2016

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Air Quality Is Boosting Chesapeake Bay Water, Researchers Say

Cleaner air, cleaner bay? University of Maryland researches are finding solid evidence for it.

07/26/2016

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‘Big Bang Theory’ Stars Appear In Melanoma PSA After Md. Girl’s Death

The cast of the CBS comedy hit “The Big Bang Theory” is offering support to a deadly serious cause after a young fan of their show from Maryland passed away.

07/25/2016

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NASA: First Half Of 2016 Was Hottest 6 Months On Record

The year is half over, and NASA scientists say it was the hottest six months on record.

07/20/2016

oysters

Oyster Recovery Partnership Tries To Restock Local Waterways

It takes a lot of work to duplicate nature.

07/19/2016

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No Charges In Shooting Death Of Md. Cop By Another Officer

The shooting death of a Prince George’s County police officer by another officer launched a criminal probe.

CBS Baltimore–07/15/2016

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MDA Ramps Up Efforts to Control Mosquitoes, Tackle Zika Virus

Extra effort is underway in Maryland to control mosquitoes and the Zika virus.

07/13/2016

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Baltimore Alliance Voice Concerns About Port Covington Project

The $5.5-billion Port Covington Project headed up by Under Armour’s Kevin Plank is expected to fuel economic growth in the city, but an alliance of community groups are worried that they will be shortchanged.

07/12/2016

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What You Need To Know: New Licenses, IDs Roll Out In Maryland

Over four million Marylanders will soon be carrying a more secure license with a roll out that begins Monday.

07/11/2016

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