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

Naturalization

19 New U.S. Citizens Naturalized In Md. On Veterans Day

Every Veterans Day, a different kind of ceremony is held.

11/11/2014

veterans honored

Local Veterans Honored A Day Early

Even though Tuesday is Veterans Day, a group of local veterans were singled out for honors Monday.

11/10/2014

comet

Md.-Made Instruments Help NASA Collect Debris From Comet

There’s nothing like being at the right place at the right time. That includes the planet Mars.

11/07/2014

puppies in prison

Patuxent Institute Inmates Train Puppies For Life Beyond Bars

The odds of finding good homes for shelter animals are sometimes stacked against a happy ending. But there is a unique route to adoption.

11/06/2014

keyframe123

Baltimore Beautifying Project Recycles Building Materials And Lives

The project designed to give train passengers a better view and neighborhoods a better life.

11/05/2014

ebola

Baltimore-Based Profectus BioSciences Developing Triple Vaccine That Includes Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.

11/03/2014

bass, striped bass

Drop In Female Striped Bass Prompts 25 Percent Catch Cutback

They may be plentiful here, but fewer striped bass along the Atlantic Coast is bringing orders to reduce the catch everywhere.

10/31/2014

NASA rocket explosion

Investigation Continues Into Cause Of NASA Rocket Explosion Near Md. Line

Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.

10/30/2014

fall, autumn

Autumn Falls On Central Maryland

If you’ve got to go, do it with flair. And right now, millions of Maryland trees are doing just that.

10/28/2014

bald eagle

Police Look For Suspect In Bald Eagle Shooting

Maryland Natural Resources police need the public’s help finding the person who shot and killed a bald eagle.

10/27/2014

aquarium turtle

Birth Of 4 Tiny Turtles At National Aquarium Makes Big History

They may not be ninjas, but turtles born in captivity at the National Aquarium are still pretty rare.

10/23/2014

constellation

Historic USS Constellation Ship Moves Out Of The Inner Harbor For Repairs

History picks up and moves out of the Inner Harbor—at least for the next few months. The USS Constellation needs some work below the waterline.

10/22/2014

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