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

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Study: Asthma Not More Prevalent In Cities

For half a century, the hot spots for asthma were believed to be the inner city.

01/20/2015

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2014 Warmest Year On Record, Officials Say

It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.

01/16/2015

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Passenger Suing After Being Stuck In Smoke-Filled D.C. Subway

WASHINGTON (WJZ)—They could barley see or breathe, but now passengers aboard a D.C. Metro subway that filled with smoke on Monday are speaking and suing. Alex Demetrick has more on the suit and the first […]

01/15/2015

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Md. Astronaut Evacuated From International Space Station

It’s never happened before today. Alarms aboard the International Space Station force an evacuation by astronauts, from the American section of the station into the Russian compartment.

01/14/2015

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60 Yrs. In The Making, Baltimore Co. Reservoir Project Breaks Ground

Progress moves at its own pace, but 60 years? That’s how long plans have been on the books in Baltimore County for a new reservoir.

01/13/2015

Photo of the Lyons sisters. Credit: Montgomery Co. Police.

Police: FBI Searching Va. Property For Clues In Md. Cold Case

It’s a Maryland cold case stretching back 40 years. That’s when the Lyons sisters, just 10 and 12, vanished.

01/13/2015

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Soil Moisture To Be Tracked From Space

It exists only a few inches beneath our feet, but without it we wouldn’t be here. It’s moisture trapped in the soil, and unlocking its secrets means going into space.

01/09/2015

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Baltimore City And County Ordered To Clean Up Litter

The feds are jumping into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor trash. Alex Demetrick reports the EPA is ordering the city and Baltimore County to get litter and garbage off the streets before it floats downstream.

01/08/2015

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Snowfall Causes Late Start In Carroll Co.

Outside Baltimore, snow came down a little heavier in western Maryland. The mess that slowed the Baltimore metro region stretched west, well into the late morning, until plows hit side roads.

01/06/2015

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Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But Not Enough

It averages out to a D+: the same grade the last time the bay’s health was measured in 2012.

01/05/2015

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Study: Parts Of Md. Could Flood At Least 30 Times A Year

A new study adds to the growing number of warnings about flooding in Maryland.

12/19/2014

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Zebra Mussels Have Invaded Maryland Waters

Their numbers are growing and they are here to stay.

12/18/2014

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