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.

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High Court Rejects Challenge To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

The Supreme Court handed the Chesapeake Bay a victory by not taking on a case.


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Power Of El Niño Stretches All The Way To Maryland

It’s a major weather changer, and NASA has been tracking it for months. El Niño is the strongest it’s been in nearly a decade.


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Sea Levels Rising Even Faster Now

Fine-tuning bad news. Recent statistical analysis finds sea levels are rising faster now than at any time in nearly 3,000 years.


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Federal Officials Investigating Deaths Of 13 Bald Eagles

Natural Resources Police had never seen anything like it: 13 bald eagles all dead in a farm field on the Eastern Shore.


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Sediment Build-up Forces Cancelation Of Thunder On The Narrows Boat Races

The Eastern Shore’s traditional power boat race Thunder on the Narrows is cancelled and shallow water is to blame.


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Military Program May Be Revived, Even After Runaway Blimp

The blimps never worked as planned and one even escaped, triggering a two-state chase.


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Baltimore Billionaire Donates $19M To Restore Lincoln Memorial

It was quite a President’s Day gift: almost $19 million to restore and expand the Lincoln Memorial.


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Student Poll Said To Show Support For Mount St. Mary University President

Mount Saint Mary’s University faculty wants the president gone but students want him to stay.



Albert Einstein Was Right: Gravitational Waves Do Exist

The force may be a catch phrase in Star Wars movies, but scientists have found a real force.


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Lawsuit Filed In Prince George’s County School Porn Case

Twelve children are now believed to have been sexually abused inside their Prince George’s County school and there may be more victims.


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Controversial Comments By Mt. St. Mary’s President Create Outrage

Outrage is not normally a condition at Mount Saint Mary’s University but statements by its new president are generating just that.


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Serial Case: Closing Arguments Wrap In Syed Hearing

Closing arguments wrap up in the hearing for Adnan Syed–the Baltimore County man now wanting a new trial after being convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend.




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