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.

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.


NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Burns Up In Skies Over Saturn

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


More BGE Crews Head To Florida To Assist In Hurricane Irma Repairs

BGE trucks began staging well before dawn in Howard County Thursday to head for Florida.


Coalition Pushing For 50 Percent Of Maryland’s Electricity To Come From Renewable Sources

Clean energy supporters in Maryland are announcing a new campaign to require that 50 percent of the state’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2030.


New Tool Takes On Early Detection Of Brain Injuries

When it comes to looking for the first signs of concussion or other brain injuries, a new tool is available.


Army Vet Who Witnessed 9/11 Pentagon Attack: Annual Remembrance ‘Is Part Of My Therapy’

Not all 9-11 remembrances involved crowds and ceremonies. Sometimes just one person can make a powerful statement.


Report Shows Security Concerns Ignored Before Deadly Prison Uprising

Seven months after a prison riot claimed the life of a corrections officer in Delaware, a study singles out blame.


3 Years, No Bodies: Catherine Hoggle’s Lawyers To Ask For Her Release

Sarah and Jacob Hoggle went missing three years ago.


Ultra-Sensitive Scanners Aim To Eliminate Contraband In Md. Prisons

Behind bars, it’s an unending game of hide and seek — inmates hiding contraband, and corrections officers looking for it.


Port Covington’s First Street Unveiled As Developments Are Underway

The Port Covington Project will cover 200 acres, and take decades to build, and on Monday, a first for the project was unveiled.


Army Corps Of Engineers Welcomes New Survey Vessel Home

The Port of Baltimore pumps billions of dollar into the state’s economy every year, which requires year-round surveys under the water.


This Summer’s Dead Zone Much Smaller Than Expected

This summer’s “dead zone” of the bay is smaller than what was expected.




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