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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

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Univ. Of Md. Builds Medical Center Offering Proton Therapy

Cancer tumors doctors couldn’t touch may soon become fair game.

10/15/2014

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$1.7M Little Patuxent River Restoration To Help Trap Pollutants

Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.

10/14/2014

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Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Appear In 2nd Debate

The two men running for governor in Maryland met for their second debate, recorded for broadcast at News Channel 8. According to a poll by our media partners, the Baltimore Sun, many voters are undecided but the gap between the candidates appears to be narrowing.

10/13/2014

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Old Secret Service Colombia Trip Producing New Allegation

With the Secret Service still reeling from security breaches at the White House, an old scandal is producing a new allegation.

10/09/2014

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Md. Team That Destroyed Syria’s Chemical Weapons Recognized

It was dangerous, it had never been tried before, and Wednesday, the volunteers who pulled it off received the nation’s thanks.

10/08/2014

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Port Of Baltimore Spends Millions To Stay Competitive

You could say it’s a $22 million hole in the water but the Port of Baltimore says it’s the cost of staying competitive.

10/07/2014

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Study: Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B To Region

Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.

10/06/2014

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Maryland Senator Ben Cardin Pushes Bill To End Racial Profiling

Profiling by police is becoming a focus for Maryland lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They’re pushing legislation to end the practice.

10/03/2014

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$75,000 Federal Grant Means More Green For Green Education In Baltimore

It’s a big investment in little kids–$75,000 worth.

10/02/2014

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Accidents Between Deer And Planes A Risk At Md. Airports

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The further we move into fall, the greater the danger posed by deer. Nationally, there are thousands of deer-car collisions. Alex DeMetrick reports what’s not so well known are the […]

10/01/2014

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Surveillance System Helps To Monitor Poachers On The Bay

They go largely unseen, but 24 hours a day, there are eyes on the bay. They’re looking for boats in trouble and boats breaking the law.

09/30/2014

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Baltimore Police Seize $3M Worth Of Drugs, Cash In Operation Ceasefire Bust

A drug bust nets a huge haul. Baltimore police say they’ve seized $3 million in heroin and cash–all from one suspect.

09/26/2014

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