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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

whooping crane

Md. Researchers Help Keep Whooping Cranes From Edge Of Extinction

It was on the edge of extinction. But thanks to researchers in Maryland, America’s largest bird is still flying.

06/13/2014

traffic

City Looking At Converting Calvert, St. Paul Into 2-Way Streets

Making the most of two of Baltimore’s most heavily traveled streets may mean changes in direction.

06/12/2014

black bear

Wandering Black Bear Spotted In Columbia And Ellicott City

A black bear is prowling suburban neighborhoods in Howard County.

06/11/2014

EL NINO

Climate Experts Predict El Niño In Md. Could Bring Another Harsh Winter

It’s looking more likely El Niño is coming.

06/10/2014

MAIF

Maryland Auto Insurance Fund Plans For Move To Baltimore

The Maryland Auto Insurance Fund, or MAIF, will move into new offices to be built on top of the Phillips Seafood Company on Fort Avenue.

06/09/2014

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Triple Crown Hopeful California Chrome Generating Buzz & Business In Baltimore

Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is creating excitement here in Maryland as California Chrome fights for the Triple Crown.

06/06/2014

mosquito

Maryland Department Of Agriculture Targets Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

Taking them out before they bite. That’s what’s going on right now in Maryland marshes as the state wages war on mosquitoes.

06/05/2014

fort washington slope

Fort Washington Landslide Evacuees Decide To Go Home, Despite Safety Warnings

Defying the government and maybe geology, some residents evacuated by a landslide in Prince George’s County are returning home.

06/03/2014

emissions, pollution

Maryland Ahead Of The Game In U.S. Plan To Curb Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Gov. Martin O’Malley says an Obama administration plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming is in line with steps Maryland has already taken.

06/02/2014

wetland, inner harbor

More Floating Wetlands Going Into Polluted Inner Harbor

An ambitious plan to someday make one of the state’s most polluted bodies of water swimmable and fishable continues with a new round of raft construction and plantings.

05/21/2014

Blue Angels

Return Of The Blue Angels Air Show Will Boost Annapolis Economy

Commissioning Week may focus on those graduating from the Naval Academy, but for Annapolis businesses, the focus is on the bottom line.

05/20/2014

Blue Angels

Blue Angels To Jet Over Naval Academy Graduation

Graduates will often visit their old school but few fly over it at hundreds of miles per hour.

05/19/2014

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