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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ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes out of the paddock during the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Baltimore Erupted In Cheers Following Triple Crown Win

A Triple Crown winner must come through Maryland and with the Derby and Preakness already clinched, Maryland was rooting for American Pharoah.

06/06/2015

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Hogan Seeks Funds For High-Speed Train From Baltimore To Washington

Governor Hogan is seeking funds for a high-speed train that would run from Baltimore to Washington.

06/05/2015

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Officials Hope For A Healthy Harbor You Can Swim In By 2020

Pollution you can and can’t see continues to take a toll on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

06/04/2015

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Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On Crash

Eight people killed, including three with ties to Maryland, after a speeding Amtrak train goes off the tracks in Philadelphia. Now a month after the crash federal investigators release a preliminary report on the tragedy.

06/02/2015

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Proud Moment For More Than 1,000 Naval Academy Graduates

Pomp and circumstance at the U.S. Naval Academy, as the Navy and Marine Corps welcomes more than 1,000 new officers.

05/22/2015

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Peregrine Falcon Eggs Hatch Atop Transamerica Building

Peregrine falcons born atop of the Transamerica building.

05/20/2015

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Ceremony Honors First Responders & Hero Children

Setting aside one day to honor those who save lives every day—not just first responders but also Maryland citizens.

05/19/2015

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Could Preakness Leave Baltimore?

Preakness has long been a Baltimore tradition and we just wrapped up a weekend of excitement—but there may come a time when it’s no longer here in Baltimore.

05/18/2015

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Ultimate Buzz Kill: Honeybees Dying Off In Record Numbers

Massive die-offs of honeybees that pollinate many of the crops we eat have taken a new turn.

05/14/2015

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Annual Ro-Ro-Rodeo Helps Move Cargo At Port Of Baltimore

Some of the Port of Baltimore’s largest cargo takes special training to move, and that’s going on right now.

05/13/2015

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Maryland Works To Lower Number Of Cycling Accidents

Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. That’s the tally of bicycle-car collisions during the past five years in Maryland.

05/12/2015

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Algae Blooms May Be More Prevalent This Year

Algae blooms, some of them toxic, are increasing in the Chesapeake.

05/11/2015

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