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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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Baltimore Mourns Death Of The King Of Kielbasa, John Ostrowski

Baltimore is remembering one of its best known characters. John Ostrowski spent all of his life at the family business in Fells Point.

19 hours ago

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Jewish Community Burns Leavened Products Before The Start Of Passover

This is an important night for Baltimore’s Jewish community and Jews around the world. It’s the beginning of the weeklong celebration of Passover.

04/14/2014

Gavin's Gifts

Little Girl With Big Heart Honors Her Friend’s Memory With Gifts To Ill Children

She’s just 11 years old, but when one of her best friends died of cancer she decided to honor his memory by helping others. And on Sunday, Emily Nelson will make a trip to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

04/11/2014

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Catonsville Businesswoman Holds Annual Prom Gown Giveaway

All over Baltimore it’s prom season. For one businesswoman in Catonsville, it means reaching out to others.

04/10/2014

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Smoking On The Beach May Soon Be Illegal In Ocean City

If you enjoy a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City you may not be able to light up there soon. The City Council is considering a ban.

04/01/2014

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Dundalk Knights of Columbus Serves Up Its Famous Fish Fry For Charity

Something special is happening for lent in Dundalk. It’s an annual event which helps raise money for charity.

03/28/2014

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Expanded Diabetes Center Opens At UMMC Midtown Campus

Some new cutting edge technology for the University of Maryland Medical Center as it dedicates a new expanded Center for Diabetes.

03/25/2014

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Under The Cover Of Darkness: Baltimore Colts Remembered 30 Years Later

March 29, 1984. If you were in Baltimore, you’ll never forget what happened on that night–the snow, the Mayflower vans, a city left with a broken heart.

03/24/2014

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No One Hurt In 2-Alarm Fire At Senior Assisted Living Facility

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a senior assisted living facility in Pikesville. No one was hurt.

03/24/2014

Laura Benson

Pikesville Artist Injected With Contaminated Steroid Paints Through The Pain

She’s a talented artist who’s overcoming chronic pain by pursuing her childhood dream. It’s been a long, hard road for this mother of two.

03/21/2014

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Mix 106.5′s Maria Dennis Diagnosed With Leukemia; Has A Message For Listeners

Mix 106.5′s Maria Dennis shares with listeners why she hasn’t been in the studio for the last few days.

03/20/2014

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Ronald McDonald House ‘Shuttles’ Around Big Hugs For Sick Children

The new Ronald McDonald House shuttle, called the Big Hug, can transport four wheelchairs and 16 passengers, taking young patients and families to six Baltimore hospitals.

03/19/2014

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