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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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

evergreen health care

Evergreen Health Care To See New VA Patients

Baltimore’s VA Medical Center is prescribing itself some outside help.

08/28/2014

dead zone

Heavy Rain Blamed For Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone

It’s not the kind of rebound the Chesapeake Bay needs, but as summer draws to a close, a larger dead zone is taking shape.

08/26/2014

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Loss Of Ice In The Arctic Affecting Weather In Md. And Much Of The Country

The world’s icebox is undergoing some serious defrosting.

08/22/2014

messenger

Hopkins Scientists Plan To Study Mercury Until Messenger Spacecraft Crashes

Running out of gas and time. After orbiting the planet Mercury for the past three years, the Messenger Spacecraft–built here in Maryland–is headed for a crash landing.

08/21/2014

chemical weapons disposal

Team In Md. Carries Out Chemical Weapons Disposal Operation

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.

08/19/2014

Emerald Ash Borer beetle

Emerald Ash Borers Invade Baltimore, Threaten Tree Population

The arrival was feared and inevitable. And now an immensely destructive pest has made its way into Baltimore.

08/18/2014

great white shark

Md. Man Has Close Encounter With Great White; Pets Shark Off Ocean City Coast

A Maryland man has a very close encounter with a large great white shark off Ocean City’s coast.

08/14/2014

Gaza

Thousands Of Marylanders Ask US For Better Protection For Gaza Civilians

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.

08/13/2014

water generic

Md.’s Smaller Coastal Bays Now Focus Of Pollution Reduction

Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.

08/12/2014

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ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Catching Fire On Social Media

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.

08/11/2014

Super Moon in Manila

Biggest And Brightest Supermoon Of The Year To Appear Sunday

If the clouds cooperate Sunday evening, a massive full moon will rise over Maryland.

08/08/2014

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Baltimore County Restaurant Week Comes With Extra Helping Of Days

When the dog days of summer arrive, it’s time to chow down. Baltimore City’s annual restaurant week is into its final days.

08/07/2014

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