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
You’ve probably heard their commercials on the radio here in Baltimore. It’s all about an organization helping people get back and forth from their jobs.
They were twins who were sent off to fight for their country in the Korean War. Only one came home.
Thirteen years, more than 2,500 consecutive days of never missing a day in school–it seems impossible, but not for one student in Baltimore County.
It’s an amazing amount of money, more than two million dollars. That’s how much Dick Gelfman’s Ride Across Maryland has given away to charities in the fight against breast cancer. The 15th annual ride is just two weeks away.
He was the beloved golf pro at Forest Park Golf Course for 20 years, a mentor to thousands of young golfers.
If you’re a film fanatic, Baltimore is the place to be for the next four days. The 17th annual Maryland Film Festival is underway.
Nine months after it opened, the Horseshoe Casino’s restaurants are betting their menus are a success catering to their audience here in Baltimore.
It’s a bargain hunters’ paradise! The annual Summer Best Dressed Sale is underway at the Evergreen Museum and Library on North Charles Street.
It’s homemade wine, great food and a lot more and it happens on Sunday in one of Baltimore’s oldest and most beloved neighborhoods.
Thousands are expected to attend the Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival on Saturday in Hampden.
So who’s the top chef in the Baltimore area? We’re about to find out.
Two tractor-trailers collided head-on on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, killing three people.