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


NASA Launches Pyramid Satellite Project To Study Space Weather

Controllers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are doing some pretty tight flying.


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University Of Maryland Is Expanding ‘Farm To Table’ Concept

Farm to table is a strong trend in the restaurant industry.


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Amtrak Gives Your Pets A Ticket To Ride

Amtrak is always looking for new customers–even four-legged ones.


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Howard County Man Rescued After Being Buried Alive In Trench Collapse

A frightening tale a Howard County man is lucky to be alive to tell.


Stephanie Rawlings-Blake + U.S. Conference of Mayors

Mayor Talks About Baltimore’s Future As Freddie Gray Trials Loom

U.S. Mayors, hoping to have presidential candidates take up issues important to cities, have a front person Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.



New Mass Transit Idea Could Revolutionize Baltimore Transportation

This mass transit idea is up in the air—literally. Small pods sliding above Baltimore City streets on a thin rail.


Only the largest ships that sunk in shallow water are visible today.

Mallows Bay To Receive ‘Marine Sanctuary’ Status

It may be one of Maryland’s least known historic places, but the Obama Administration is putting Mallows Bay back on the map.


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Baltimore Riots Arson Suspect Appears In Federal Court

Federal agencies promising to track down looters and arsonists from April’s riots have charged another suspect.



Md. Oyster Season Begins, Helping Hands Are Key

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Sometimes nature needs a helping hand and that’s especially true for the bay! WJZ’s Alex DeMetrick reports, this help comes on the half shell. Maryland’s oyster season has opened on the bay and the […]


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BWI To Havana Passengers Anticipate Historic Flight

The first flight from BWI-Thurgood Marshall airport to Havana is on its way as travel restrictions ease between the United States and Cuba.



Maryland, County Leaders Fly To Cuba To Create Tourism Ties

Sixty years is a long time to wait for a flight, but the first non-stop between BWI-Marshall and Havana takes off Wednesday.



Supermoon, Lunar Eclipse Combo Will Be ‘Unique Experience’ Sunday Night

It’s not every lunar eclipse that happens during a supermoon, but it’s happening Sunday night.




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