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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U.S. Officials Beef Up Security For Holiday Travelers Across The Nation

Terror threats in Europe is upping security measures here, as the busies travel week of the year gets under way.


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Man Who Flew Gyrocopter Onto Lawn Of Capitol Pleads Guilty

A Florida man who piloted his one-person aircraft through some of the nation’s most restricted airspace before landing on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol is expected to formally enter a guilty plea in the case.


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New Test Determines If Surgeon Is Too Old To Operate

At the age many people retire, there are thousands of surgeons still operating on patients.


Md. State Troopers Double As Volunteer Scuba Divers

The Maryland State Police Underwater Recovery Team gets the call when evidence gets wet.


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White House Launches Program To Fill Tech Jobs

Filling high-paying jobs in high tech. Right now, there are more openings than applicants.


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ACLU Unveils Video Recording App To Document Police Encounters

Keeping an eye on police and police hands off video. It’s part of a new smart phone app released Friday.


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Maryland Man To Receive Medal Of Honor Thursday

On Thursday, President Obama will award the nation’s highest honor to a Maryland man.


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Northrop Grumman Flying High After Winning U.S. Air Force Contract

It’s a win that keeps thousands of jobs in Maryland, and Tuesday, workers at Northrop Grumman did a little celebrating.



Baltimore Transportation Gets Failing Grade

Getting around the Baltimore area can be a challenge; now a report card is giving it a letter grade.



Suspect In Toddler’s Death Waives Extradition Back To Md. Monday

The manhunt that started last week after a 16-month-old boy was killed in Baltimore ended in a North Carolina hotel Saturday. Just a few hours ago, Wayne Anthony Green Jr. appeared in a Carolina courtroom.


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Authorities Still Looking For Man Wanted In Wife’s Murder

The FBI and Anne Arundel County Police are hoping the public can help them track down a man wanted in the murder of his wife in a Dunkin Donuts in Hanover.



Why Terrorists Use Bombs On Planes

Experts examine why planes are a valuable target for terrorists.




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