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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Local Organization Gives Back On Giving Tuesday

Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday. Alex Demetrick reports on the relatively new concept.

12/02/2014

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Retailers Click To Cyber Monday After Thanksgiving Weekend Slump

Cyber Monday has holiday shoppers clicking away and, at the other end, thousands of workers rushing to fill those orders.

12/01/2014

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Studies Explore Ways To Improve Baltimore’s Tunnel System For Trains

Crowded trains are a fact of life during Thanksgiving travel, but a crowded Baltimore tunnel is a daily occurrence for Amtrak and Marc trains.

11/25/2014

A picture taken from the Kuwaiti capital with a telescopic lens shows, a gigantic sunspot known as AR2192, and measures almost 80,000 miles across, on the lower center of the sun on October 25, 2014. AFP PHOTO/YASSER Al-ZAYYAT        (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Scientists Work To Make Sunspots More Predictable

While winter weather has gripped much of the nation, there’s also a focus this week on space weather as NASA scientists look to make sunspots more predictable.

11/20/2014

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Baltimore Plans Extermination Surge To Get Rid Of Rats

Too many rats. That’s the reality facing Baltimore so the city is planning an extermination surge.

11/19/2014

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I-95 About To Get New Toll Lanes

An easier commute, provided you pay. That’s the tradeoff for new express toll lanes about to open along an eight-mile stretch of I-95.

11/18/2014

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RoboDoves Soar As Baltimore’s Only All-Girls Competitive Robotics Team

Meet the RoboDoves, Baltimore’s only all-girls competitive robotics team.

11/17/2014

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Watermen And Police Working Hard To Meet Thanksgiving Oyster Demand

Oysters figure prominently at Maryland Thanksgivings–a demand hundreds of watermen are working hard right now to meet.

11/13/2014

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19 New U.S. Citizens Naturalized In Md. On Veterans Day

Every Veterans Day, a different kind of ceremony is held.

11/11/2014

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Local Veterans Honored A Day Early

Even though Tuesday is Veterans Day, a group of local veterans were singled out for honors Monday.

11/10/2014

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Md.-Made Instruments Help NASA Collect Debris From Comet

There’s nothing like being at the right place at the right time. That includes the planet Mars.

11/07/2014

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Patuxent Institute Inmates Train Puppies For Life Beyond Bars

The odds of finding good homes for shelter animals are sometimes stacked against a happy ending. But there is a unique route to adoption.

11/06/2014

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