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.

The James Webb Space Telescope Looks Deeper Than Any Telescope Before

The James Webb Space Telescope will look deeper than any other telescope before, to the edge of the big bang.


Trump’s Reversal Of Clean Energy Rules Could Hurt The Chesapeake Bay

President Donald Trump’s reversal of some of the clean air rules imposed by the Obama administration marks a rejection of climate change science.


Cherry Blossom Festival Braves On With Diminished Blooms

Washington’s cherry blossom festival is still underway, only it’s pretty much over for the actual blossoms.


Ghost Fleet Of Mallows Bay Nears ‘National Marine Sanctuary’ Status

A National Marine Sanctuary would be a first for Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.


Md. Grand Jury Indicts Mother for Murdering Her Son Over Video Games

A grand jury has indicted a mother for murdering her teenage son, after an argument about video games in February.


Cardinal Keeler Leaves Lasting Legacy Even After His Death

Even though Cardinal William Keeler was out of the public eye for some time, he is still a vivid presence for many in the Baltimore Archdiocese.


Firebombing Suspect Ordered Held Without Bail, Lawyer Says He Has Alibi

He turned himself in, claiming he did not throw the fire bombs that killed two people this past weekend in Baltimore.


Limits On Passengers’ Electronics On Certain Incoming Int’l Flights

The sudden banning of laptops and tablets from airplane passenger cabins is growing. At first, only the U.S. was imposing the rule on planes from eight African and Middle Eastern countries. Now, Great Britain is also joining the ban.


Renewed Hope For Maglev Line Between Baltimore And D.C.

Once considered a pie in the sky, a high speed Maglev train between Baltimore and D.C. may become a down-to-earth reality.


Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Turns 75 Years Old

On March 10, 1942, the Applied Physics Lab, a top secret lab, housed in an empty automotive garage in Silver Spring was born.


WikiLeaks: Undetectable Assassinations from the Backseat of a Car

A document about infecting control systems in modern cars was among the CIA’s secret technologies revealed by WikiLeaks.


After Md. Woman Slain By Sex Offender Ex With Antique Replica Gun, Bill Seeks To Seal Loophole

Rejection, then stalking, then murder. The progression has been seen before, but this time it was made possible by a loophole in Md. law.




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