Ron Matz

Ron Matz 175x131Ron Matz is an Emmy award-winning reporter who joined the Eyewitness News team in 1993.

During that time, Ron has covered some of the biggest stories in Baltimore. including Pope John Paul II’s visit to Baltimore in October 1995, Hurricane Isabel in September 2003 and the Joseph Palczynski standoff in March 2000.

Ron has been nominated four times for local Emmys and won the Emmy for “Best Spot” news story of the year in 1994 for “Gunman Confession.”

For the past 17 years, he’s hosted the popular “Manic Monday” segment at Jimmy’s in Fells Point, part of WJZ’s Morning Edition.

Prior to joining WJZ, he worked at Baltimore radio stations WFBR and WCAO/WXYV.

Ron is a proud graduate of the University Of Maryland and lives in Baltimore City.

More Stories by Ron Matz

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Downtown Hotel Reaches Out To Community To ‘Blanket Baltimore’

For the third year in a row, a popular downtown Baltimore Hotel is reaching out to help the needy in our community.

12/08/2016

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Flacco, Pitta Attend Special Olympics Maryland ‘Breakfast With Champions’

Joe Flacco and Dennis Pitta took some time away from the field Tuesday morning and headed to Towson University.

11/29/2016

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Food, Community & Free Pumpkin Pies At Geresbeck’s Market For Thanksgiving

Touch football, free pumpkin pies and a local supermarket giving back to the community. It’s all part of Thanksgiving in Middle River.

11/24/2016

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Kennedy Krieger’s Festival Of Trees Begins This Weekend

The Festival of Trees draws thousands of people to the state fairgrounds in Timonium each year.

11/22/2016

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Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Featured on WJZ’s Manic Monday

It was a sweet way to start the morning here on WJZ, a Manic Monday with the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland.

11/07/2016

Best Dressed Sale to Benefit Patient Care at Hopkins

The Best Dressed Sale benefit patient care at Johns Hopkins. Ron Matz reports.

11/02/2016

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In True Baltimore Fashion, Hundreds To Visit Poe’s Grave For Halloween

Halloween and Edgar Allen Poe. It’s a spooky combination that will bring hundreds of folks to the writer’s grave site in West Baltimore tonight.

10/31/2016

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Zombies, Mermaids Coming Out The Woodwork For Halloween

If you plan to celebrate Halloween, you’ll have a lot of company.

10/28/2016

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Marylanders, Including One Ravens Player, Helping Devastated Haiti

It’s been three weeks since Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti. Thousands in the Caribbean nation are still in desperate need of help.

10/25/2016

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This Weekend’s LUNGevity Walk To Be Held In Honor Of Late Orioles PR Director

More than 200,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States every year, and about 20 percent of them are non-smokers.

10/18/2016

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Baltimore Org. Rescuing Abandoned, Abused Dogs From Kuwait

They are survivors of a war torn country in the Persian Gulf and they’ve found a new home right here in Baltimore.

10/11/2016

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Baltimore Beer Week is Back With a Cold One or Two

If you like a cold one every once in a while, its your time of year, Baltimore Beer Week has arrived.

10/07/2016

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