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
This Sunday may mark the end of summer, but it’s the start of a new Mars mission. A NASA spacecraft will lock into orbit on Sept. 21.
The perfect port for the perfect driving machine. It turns out BMW thinks Baltimore fits that description.
Turning a devastating loss into help for others. It’s often a way people cope.
A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.
Taking stock of a bicentennial celebration. The Star-Spangled Spectacular is officially over.
The Star-Spangled Spectacular branched out Friday in Baltimore.
Add screaming jets to bombs bursting in air. The Navy’s Blue Angels roared over Baltimore on Thursday, readying for their part in this week’s Star Spangled Spectacular.
The fight against the deadly outbreak of Ebola in Africa is growing but infections continue to grow, as well.
Baltimore’s VA Medical Center is prescribing itself some outside help.
It’s not the kind of rebound the Chesapeake Bay needs, but as summer draws to a close, a larger dead zone is taking shape.
The world’s icebox is undergoing some serious defrosting.
Running out of gas and time. After orbiting the planet Mercury for the past three years, the Messenger Spacecraft–built here in Maryland–is headed for a crash landing.