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.

Refugee Services, Senator Speak Out About Trump’s Order

Loud protests like the one at BWI last week, opposing the president’s travel ban, were eclipsed by the ruling of a federal judge last week.


NAACP Convention Coming To Baltimore This Summer

Baltimore’s Chapter of the NAACP sold Baltimore to the National Organization at last summer’s convention in Las Vegas. The organization’s 2017 Convention will now be held in Charm City.


Group Looks To Ban ‘Grotesque’ Cownose Ray Bowfishing Tournament

Fishing tournaments don’t normally end up being debated in Annapolis, but one is this year.


NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Set To Observe Saturn’s Rings Up Close

All good things must come to an end. And for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, the end will come when it crashes into Saturn later this year.


Study: Md. Could Do More To Improve Highway Safety

Fatal vehicle accident continue to rise, including here in Maryland. In the last ten years, nearly six thousand people have been killed on state roads.


VIDEO: ‘Jughead’ The Deer Freed From Pretzel Container

The deer who had his head stuck inside a jug for more than a week has been freed.


NASA Looking To Learn More About Auroras By Launching Rockets Into Them

NASA is preparing to launch up to five rockets into nature’s eeriest light show — the auroras.


More Older Women Can Still Get Cervical Cancer, Hopkins Study Finds

Most women stopped worrying about cervical cancer around age 65. But now, a Johns Hopkins study found that age cut-off may be fatally wrong.


Fatal ‘Bow Riding’ Accident Behind New Boating Regulations

Maryland lawmakers move to end the practice of bow riding after a deadly accident last summer.


Baltimore Dedicates $3 Million To Plug Holes In Police Force

Baltimore’s mayor says the city will spend $3 million to put more cops on the beat.


Md. Churches Band Together To Get People Enrolled For Insurance

Its long term future may be in question, but for 2017 the Affordable Care Act is still available.


Ravens Nation Says Goodbye To David Modell

This morning, family and friends said goodbye to former Ravens President David Modell at his funeral at the Baltimore Basilica.




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