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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Representative Elijah Cummings Endorses Catherine Pugh For Mayor

Congressman Elijah Cummings threw his political weight into Baltimore’s mayoral primary Tuesday, endorsing Catherine Pugh. But will it be enough to widen her narrow lead in the heated race for mayor?



Unsettled Races Give Maryland Votes Added Weight

For the first time in decades, unsettled races are giving Maryland votes added weight.


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Felony Charge Dropped For City School Officer Caught Slapping Student

Prosecutors have dropped a felony charge against a Baltimore school officer after video shows him slapping and kicking a student last Month.


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Md. Congressman Calls For More Troops In Iraq To Oust ISIS

A call for more U.S. troops in Iraq. That’s the appraisal of Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger following his visit to that country.



Watermen Fight Bill They Say Threatens Their Way Of Life

A lot of Maryland watermen were on dry land in Annapolis Tuesday, navigating the state legislature.



Severna Park Osprey Camera Goes Live

These reality stars don’t need makeup or producers, but they do have cameras perched up above their homes.


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Maryland May See Rising Sea Levels

Faster and higher. That’s the new projection for rising sea levels, and it’s not good news for Maryland.


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Tiny, Non-Native Mussels Could Soon Impact Our Drinking Water

It’s a foreign invasion, and Baltimore is making a stand at its reservoirs.


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BGE Trying To Keep Osprey Away From Live Electric Lines

Keeping the power on and protecting nature. That’s created a challenge for BGE.


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Md. Missile Launching System Supporting Fight Against ISIS

A six-story high launching system in Maryland is providing support in the fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.


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$30K Reward Offered In Death Of 13 Bald Eagles

More reward money is being posted in the death of 13 bald eagles. The birds were found on Maryland’s Eastern Shore last month.


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Local Terror Expert Discusses Brussels Attacks

So why Brussels today and what’s next?




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