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.

Relatives Of Last Man Lynched In Md. On Noose Incidents: ‘The Message Is Stay In Your Place’

Recent incidents of nooses found on college and school campuses are disturbing more than students and parents.

05/17/2017

Maryland’s Huge Cicada Brood, Not Scheduled To Emerge Until 2021, May Be Coming Up Early

A brood of 17-year cicadas not scheduled to emerge until 2021 may be coming out of the ground early, WJZ’s Alex DeMetrick reports.

05/16/2017

Baltimore Is Hub For NASA’s New James Webb Space Telescope

You don’t need rockets to be a center for space science.

05/12/2017

Harford County Sheriff’s Office Holds Memorial Remembering Fallen Deputies

Ceremony replaced the normal routines at the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Joppa Precinct Thursday.

05/11/2017

Annapolis Looking Beyond The Sandbag For Flood Prevention

As the climate warms and sea levels rise, cities like Annapolis are already dealing with increased flooding.

05/10/2017

NOAA Shows Off Its ‘Hurricane Hunter’ Planes At Reagan National

It can be the most powerful weather on the planet, and as spring heads toward summer, the threat of hurricanes increases.

05/09/2017

Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But There’s A Long Way To Go

The Chesapeake Bay’s 2016 report card is being released.

05/08/2017

Hubble’s Last ‘Frontier Field’ Image Shows Thousands Of Glittering Galaxies

Star Trek called space the “final frontier,” and the Hubble Space Telescope uses the same term for the most distant images ever captured.

05/05/2017

Baltimore Practices For Widespread Medical Emergency In Drill

A widespread medical emergency, like a killer flu pandemic or a bio-weapon attack, will need a quick, widespread response.

05/04/2017

Chesapeake Bay Funding, Cut By Trump, Restored By Congress

President Donald Trump’s budget cut major federal funding to restore the Chesapeake Bay.

05/03/2017

NSA Plans To Cut Back On The Number Of Private Citizen Emails It Reads

The NSA is promising to cut back on the number of private emails its been reading and collecting.

05/02/2017

Firefighter Receives National Award After Saving Woman From Car Fire While Off Duty

Quick action by an off-duty Prince George’s county firefighter has earned him national recognition.

05/01/2017

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