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 Syrian chemical weapons the United States threatened to go to war over are no more. A team from Maryland has successfully destroyed them in a first-of-its-kind operation.
The arrival was feared and inevitable. And now an immensely destructive pest has made its way into Baltimore.
A Maryland man has a very close encounter with a large great white shark off Ocean City’s coast.
As the final hours of a truce wind down between Hamas fighters and the Israeli military, 4,100 Marylanders have sent letters to Capitol Hill to urge greater protection for Gaza civilians.
Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.
It’s called the Ice Bucket Challenge, and it’s gone viral on social media. The social media phenomenon is fun to watch, but it’s also has a serious side.
If the clouds cooperate Sunday evening, a massive full moon will rise over Maryland.
When the dog days of summer arrive, it’s time to chow down. Baltimore City’s annual restaurant week is into its final days.
Parts of Maryland hit hardest by storms may soon be the first to know just how bad the next one will be.
New technology uncovered an ancient predator in Ocean City: a visitor with some very sharp teeth.
It’s a Hollywood fantasy that’s creating real life worries for wildlife experts.
It’s a natural part of the Chesapeake that turns dangerous during warm weather–a flesh-eating bacteria in the bay that can mutilate and kill.