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
The old state promotion that “Maryland is America in Miniature,” apparently extends to earthquakes.
BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The risks and controversies that go with being a police officer, made way for what doesn’t get a lot of attention. WJZ’s Alex DeMetrick reports, some days there are rewards […]
Metro says limited service has resumed nearly nine hours after a train derailed in downtown Washington, snarling the morning commute.
It burned too hot and too fast. Four grandchildren and their grandparents never had a chance to escape. That’s the finding of a final report into January’s mansion fire in Annapolis.
Cutting America’s carbon footprint to lessen the impact of climate change is going to be a challenge for states.
Controlled from the ground but too close for comfort up in the air. Since last Friday, there have been three incidents of drones and airplanes crossing airspace.
GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ)—NASA’s newest tool in space is tracking the world’s rainfall,with the best accuracy, and it’s already had plenty of extreme weather to study this summer. Alex DeMetrick reports, it’s likely to have a lot […]
It may have happened 22,000 years ago, but the last ice age isn’t done with Maryland yet.
The “Maryland crabs” distinction is being challenged by no less than the governor of Virginia—and it’s brought a response from Maryland’s governor.
Lifesaving rescues have been put in danger by laser pointers. It’s a blinding reality Coast Guard air crews are dealing with.
It’s devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland.
It was a peaceful answer to violence on Saturday when thousands streamed into Druid Hill Park for the “Unity in the Community” Festival.