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.

BWI Airport Demonstrates How To Properly Fly With Gun

TSA staged a briefing at BWI Wednesday on the right way to fly with a gun.


Nearly 20 Hate Groups Tied To Maryland, SPLC Says

The Southern Poverty Law Center tracked 954 active hate groups, a 4-percent jump, and 19 of those organizations were connected to people in Maryland.


Groups Announce New Goal Of Adding 10 Billion Oysters To Chesapeake Bay

A partnership between dozens of groups has set a new goal of adding 10 billion new oysters to the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.


NOAA’s Newest Weather Satellites Set To Launch Next Week

A lot will be riding on a NASA rocket on Feb. 27.


Maryland Officials Preparing For Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

Maryland officials are preparing for the likely spring invasion of a leaf-hopping insect that harms crops and recently overran southeastern Pennsylvania.


Baltimore Councilman Says ‘100 Percent’ Hanover Street Bridge Is Dangerous

The Hanover Street Bridge has been a Baltimore landmark since 1916, and it’s showing its age.


Md. Hopes To Catch A Ride On Hyperloop As D.C. Gives Elon Musk’s Company Digging Permit

It’s billed as the high-speed travel system of the future, but just how far off is the Hyperloop?


Legislators Want System That Could Prevent Train Crashes In Place By End Of Year

A safety system that can prevent train crashes remains a work in progress, and Congress is getting fed up.


‘Beagle Bill’ Hopes To Help Animals Used In Medical Research

Those who support the proposed Beagle Bill in Maryland are hoping for a win for animal used in medical research.


Trump’s Budget Plan Would Cut Chesapeake Bay Funding By 90 Percent

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget places federal funds for a cleaner Chesapeake Bay back on the chopping block.


New Horizons Spacecraft, Controlled From Md. Lab, Sends Back Farthest Photos Ever Taken

The NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a record for the farthest photos ever taken.


BGE Becomes One Of First Power Companies To Test Drones As Potential Tool

BGE is testing drones to keep an overhead eye on overhead lines.




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