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
At the just-completed Rio Olympics, Maryland athletes took home 18 gold medals. One of those belongs to Helen Maroulis.
They might be huge fans of the color purple, but members of the Ravens organization are hitting the streets to help Baltimore go green.
The Orioles and their furry friends are teaming up with BARCS to help raise funds for homeless animals.
Baltimore remembers Harry Kalinsky, one of the city’s best known characters, after passing away earlier this week.
If you see a lot of people in downtown Baltimore walking around in costume this weekend, there’s a good reason.
Improvements are coming to Penn Station as Amtrak is accepting bids from developers to renovate the 100-year-old building.
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It’s one of the most popular tourist attractions in Baltimore and in Maryland and today it’s marking 35 years in Charm City.
The weekends bring a lot of people to the bars and restaurants in Fells Point, and you never know who might show up.
If you like steamed crabs, Annapolis will be the place to be tomorrow.
Major changes are expected for a swathe of land on the Inner Harbor that is one of Baltimore’s best known locations.
It’s an unusual place to find a bird friendly habitat, but it’s happening in the city with the help of a major corporation in Baltimore.