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.

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Epicenter Of Baltimore Riot Sees Future Of Innovation

Where many see blight, others see opportunity.



States Banding Together To Tackle Illegal Guns

Attorneys general from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are getting together to talk about ways they can reduce gun violence in the region.


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Officials: No Vaccine Will Stop New Strain Of Dog Flu

A new strain of dog flu has surfaced and there’s no vaccine to stop in.



Hogan Administration Halts Plans To Bring Oysters Back To Chesapeake

A major push to bring oysters back to the bay has been placed on hold by the Hogan administration.


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Sparrows Point Steel Mill Renamed ‘Tradepoint Atlantic’

A new name and new hope for land that once housed Bethlehem Steel.



New Bill Would Issue Warnings For Sugary Drinks

Calling sugar a threat to human health, a bill going before Baltimore’s City Council would post warning signs to that effect.


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Maryland Farms Taking Precautions To Prevent Avian Flu

This week’s cold weather is a warning for the Maryland agriculture industry.


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Maryland Governor Wants More Control Of Budget

Gov. Larry Hogan wants to take more control of the budget process as a way of steering Maryland toward long-term fiscal health.


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NASA Staffers Thank Senator Barbara Mikulski For Her Help

Even in space, it’s good to have friends in high places.


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Mayoral Candidates Debate Baltimore Property Taxes

It’s the chicken or egg question of this year’s race for mayor: lower property taxes to increase Baltimore’s population or increase the population to lower taxes? WJZ looked to some of the candidates for the answer.


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Predicting Weather About To Be Easier Thanks To Md. Computer

A smarter computer is promising better predictions of dangerous weather.


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Cosmic Light Saber Can Be Seen By NASA Telescope

Call it product placement on a cosmic scale.




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