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
Here’s a mind-boggling number: Americans will spend $74 billion on Halloween.
Thousands of motorists pass by it every day on one of Baltimore’s busiest thoroughfares. Now, as Ron Matz reports, there’s whale watching near M&T Bank Stadium.
Big honors! WJZ’s Ron Matz is inducted into the City College Hall of Fame!
If you like designer clothes at bargain prices you need to head to Owings Mills. The annual One Great Thing sale is this weekend.
A Severna Park woman has turned her homemade pasta into big bucks, and she brought her now famous Italian dish to the Inner Harbor on Tuesday.
A project started several months ago in Baltimore is picking up steam. The firehouse renovation project got some more good news Friday.
Baltimore is getting ready to recognize all things beer. It’s the sixth year for this big Charm City celebration.
It’s been a part of Baltimore for more than a century, and it happens on Sunday.
If you like to run or walk you can do it Saturday in Harford County and at the same time raise some much needed money for the fight against pediatric cancer.
Folks walking in Hampden on Friday morning got a big surprise. Nature sprouted on “The Avenue.”
Whether its jewelry or furniture, if you’re looking for a bargain make sure you head to Timonium on Wednesday. It’s an annual sidewalk sale that benefits the House of Ruth Maryland, which helps victims of intimate partner violence and their children.
She was a flying fortress during World War II. One of the most famous planes in U.S. military history is in Baltimore this weekend.