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
A funny name and a rare sight in Maryland. A pair of brown boobies were hanging out at the Inner Harbor.
Hard barriers to stop erosion may be hard on the bay.
Poultry growers are preparing for the worst, as a lethal strain of Avian flu is expected to make it to Maryland this fall.
A ritual like a Catholic mass doesn’t usually generate excitement, but then, not every mass has Pope Francis. We’re just days away from the pope’s historic visit to Washington, D.C.
One week from today, Pope Francis will be meeting with the president at the White House. With the pope’s arrival rapidly approaching, the clock is running out for last minute preps.
Pumping up versus plugging in. That’s a choice Baltimore is exploring for its fleet of city cars.
In less than a week, two people in Maryland were killed while walking on train tracks. Here and across the nation, those kind of train accidents are increasing.
The Solar System’s most distant world is linked to scientists right here in Maryland.
Like a lot of dangerous bacteria, the train that causes tuberculosis has developed resistance to antibiotics. Hopkins School of Public Health is developing a new medicine to combat TB.
When it comes to solar power, Maryland is doing better than most states cashing in on the sun.
A final tribute for a former Maryland governor whose life was long and eventful.
Police are preparing for potential unrest but what happens in the streets depends upon what happens in court.