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
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
If you’ve got to go, do it with flair. And right now, millions of Maryland trees are doing just that.
Maryland Natural Resources police need the public’s help finding the person who shot and killed a bald eagle.
They may not be ninjas, but turtles born in captivity at the National Aquarium are still pretty rare.
History picks up and moves out of the Inner Harbor—at least for the next few months. The USS Constellation needs some work below the waterline.
A major phase is wrapping up in the restoration of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.
The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.
Hundreds of Baltimore students tuned into some very old music, based on a very old story.
The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.
Cancer tumors doctors couldn’t touch may soon become fair game.
Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.
The two men running for governor in Maryland met for their second debate, recorded for broadcast at News Channel 8. According to a poll by our media partners, the Baltimore Sun, many voters are undecided but the gap between the candidates appears to be narrowing.