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

Photo Credit: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Injured Snowy Owl Rescued And Rehabilitated In Md.

Alex Demetrick reports, a rare migration of snowy owls left one bird injured and left behind.

12/12/2014

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Testimony Resumed With Alleged Black Guerilla Family Leader

Too bad to be believed? That’s the doubt defense lawyers are trying to create with a federal jury. Alex DeMetrick has the latest in the on-going testimony of Tavon White, the former Black Guerilla Family member turned prosecution witness.

12/11/2014

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Baltimore’s Aquarium Helps Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles

Alex Demetrick reports on how the sudden onset of cold weather is potentially lethal for sea turtles.

12/10/2014

The Maryland Zoo In Baltimore
Photos by Jeffrey F. Bill

Two New Penguin Chicks Are In Training For Zoo’s Outreach Program

Every embassy needs an ambassador and at the Maryland Zoo, penguins are a natural.

12/08/2014

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Spacecraft To Give Earth First Close-Up Look Of Pluto

Closing in on the really far out. If everything goes right, a spacecraft built and controlled in Maryland will come out of hibernation Saturday night.

12/05/2014

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New Study Says Wind Energy Has Double Benefits

A new study released Thursday find a double benefit from increasing wind energy in Maryland.

12/04/2014

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Alan Gross’ Wife Addresses His Cuban Imprisonment

It’s been five years since a Maryland man was arrested in Havana, Cuba for expanding Internet access to a small Jewish community. Alex Demetrick reports.

12/03/2014

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Local Organization Gives Back On Giving Tuesday

Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday. Alex Demetrick reports on the relatively new concept.

12/02/2014

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Retailers Click To Cyber Monday After Thanksgiving Weekend Slump

Cyber Monday has holiday shoppers clicking away and, at the other end, thousands of workers rushing to fill those orders.

12/01/2014

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Studies Explore Ways To Improve Baltimore’s Tunnel System For Trains

Crowded trains are a fact of life during Thanksgiving travel, but a crowded Baltimore tunnel is a daily occurrence for Amtrak and Marc trains.

11/25/2014

A picture taken from the Kuwaiti capital with a telescopic lens shows, a gigantic sunspot known as AR2192, and measures almost 80,000 miles across, on the lower center of the sun on October 25, 2014. AFP PHOTO/YASSER Al-ZAYYAT        (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Scientists Work To Make Sunspots More Predictable

While winter weather has gripped much of the nation, there’s also a focus this week on space weather as NASA scientists look to make sunspots more predictable.

11/20/2014

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Baltimore Plans Extermination Surge To Get Rid Of Rats

Too many rats. That’s the reality facing Baltimore so the city is planning an extermination surge.

11/19/2014

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