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
Severe weather strikes Maryland. Tuesday night’s storm might have generated a tornado just over the Maryland state line.
Dead zones are a sign the Chesapeake is in trouble—and most every summer, one appears in the bay.
Right out of the tape, we take water for granted—but in Baltimore, that fresh drink is traveling through some pretty old pipes.
It’s not just space NASA focuses on. A fleet of satellites also studies the Earth. That vantage point is showing most of us are breathing cleaner air.
When it comes to beaches, Maryland scores very high for clean water.
In perfect conditions, oysters raise themselves. But in parts of the bay, they need hands-on human help.
We all know the feeling: the frantic search for something lost. When it comes to traveling, a lot of it gets found by the TSA.
The scandals that rocked the Veterans Administration medical system brought a closer look from Maryland’s two senators.
A week that saw three people killed in house fires in Baltimore ends with an effort to save the next life.
All our recent heavy rains and warmer temperatures are posing a threat to an unlikely victim: the penguin.
Light rail riders are in for less than a smooth ride starting Friday morning.
It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.