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.

University Of Maryland Gets $220M Gift For More Scholarships

To help double need-based scholarships, the University of Maryland is getting a $220 million gift.


Calls For Tougher Gun Control Laws Grow After Las Vegas Attack

The calls for tougher gun regulations have grown louder after 59 people were killed during a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas.


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Hurricane Maria may be well offshore, but the storm still has Ocean City taking precautions.


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What goes down the drain doesn’t always go away.


NASA’s Asteroid Chaser Swings By Earth On Way To Space Rock

NASA’s asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock.


Back To Back Hurricanes Keeping Maryland Red Cross Volunteers Busy

Back to back devastation from hurricanes has thousands of Red Cross volunteers on the move, including many from Maryland.


Officials: Pigs Exhibited At Md. County Fair Have Swine Flu

Pigs that were recently exhibited at a county fair in Maryland are sick with swine flu.


How Is Federal Grant Money Funding The Restoration Of The Chesapeake Bay?

Millions of dollars in federal grants are intended to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay.


Towson University Using Goats To Clear Out Invasive Plants On Campus

Sometimes, only a goat will do, or in the case of Towson University, 20 goats, as the university turns to nature’s weed whackers.


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NASA waited for confirmation Friday that the Cassini spacecraft had burned up in the sky over Saturn.




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