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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From Scary To Sultry, Halloween Spirit Brings In Billions

Here’s a mind-boggling number: Americans will spend $74 billion on Halloween.

21 hours ago

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Whale Wall Near Ravens Stadium Gets An Overdue Facelift

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.

10/28/2014

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WJZ-TV’s Ron Matz Inducted Into City College Hall Of Fame

Big honors! WJZ’s Ron Matz is inducted into the City College Hall of Fame!

10/24/2014

One Great Thing Sale

4th Annual ‘One Great Thing’ Sale To Benefit The House Of Ruth

If you like designer clothes at bargain prices you need to head to Owings Mills. The annual One Great Thing sale is this weekend.

10/23/2014

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Md. Woman Wins San Giorgio Pasta Contest, Brings Recipe To Little Italy

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.

10/21/2014

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Under Armour Equips Baltimore Firehouses With State-Of-The-Art Gyms

A project started several months ago in Baltimore is picking up steam. The firehouse renovation project got some more good news Friday.

10/17/2014

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Get On Tap, Baltimore! Beer Week Is Brewing

Baltimore is getting ready to recognize all things beer. It’s the sixth year for this big Charm City celebration.

10/10/2014

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Little Italy Welcomes The 124th Annual Christopher Columbus Celebration This Sunday

It’s been a part of Baltimore for more than a century, and it happens on Sunday.

10/03/2014

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5th Annual Dominator Memorial Walk/Run Benefits Childhood Cancer

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.

09/26/2014

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Parking Day Sprouts Nature On The Avenue In Hampden

Folks walking in Hampden on Friday morning got a big surprise. Nature sprouted on “The Avenue.”

09/19/2014

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Plenty of Bargains To Go Around For House Of Ruth Benefit

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.

09/02/2014

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Famous World War II Bomber Finds A Home In Baltimore This Weekend

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.

08/28/2014

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