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
Organizers of this year’s TigerTHON are hoping to raise $200,000 dollars for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
A discovery both spooky and breathtaking, A Tale of Three Coffins is the new exhibition at the Maryland Historical Society.
They are five extraordinary women who have made significant contributions to their community. Later this week, they’ll be honored in Ellicott City.
One of the premiere Irish dance groups in the nation located in Columbia, get ready for a big performance Saturday night.
If you like pancakes, this just might be your favorite day of the year: it’s IHOP’s National Pancake Day!
A major honor was given to one of the most popular business owners on Pennsylvania Avenue in celebration of Black History Month.
If you like great homemade Italian food, the place to be on Sunday is St. Leo’s Church. Favorites like spaghetti and meatballs are on the menu for a big fundraiser.
In 25 years its raised over $17-million dollars for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The annual Mix 106.5 Radiothon is underway
Restaurant Week is underway in Baltimore City.
In college, he started using marijuana and cocaine. When he made it to the NBA, he became a heroin addict.
Visitors to Baltimore’s National Aquarium will soon have something new to see and to touch.
It began in New York in the form of a hot dog cart, now it’s a brand known around the world and will soon open in Baltimore.