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
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.
They are survivors of a war torn country in the Persian Gulf and they’ve found a new home right here in Baltimore.
If you like a cold one every once in a while, its your time of year, Baltimore Beer Week has arrived.
Bennett’s Curse has scared Halloween fans for 15 years, but the walk through attraction in South Baltimore–which drew 10,000 people last year–may not open this year because of a dispute with the city fire department.
It’s a language based learning disability affecting the reading skills of one in every five people here in the United States, but great strides are being made in helping those with dyslexia.
When Nicole Stagnoli’s son died of childhood cancer seven years ago, she decided to do something to keep his memory alive.
More than 100,000 vehicles travel through the Fort McHenry every day, but once a year you get the chance to walk through it.
Moveable Feast delivers more than 840,000 meals every year to those with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life threatening illnesses and on Thursday you can help them by just dining out.
Ravens fans are painting the town, and their vehicles, purple with the official Ravens logo stencils.
Baltimore’s 911 operators have won an award for their work during the city’s period of civil unrest last year.
A retiring broadcast legend and spent part of his early years growing up right here in Baltimore.
At the just-completed Rio Olympics, Maryland athletes took home 18 gold medals. One of those belongs to Helen Maroulis.