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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Dyslexia Program Is Changing Lives for Low-Income Baltimore Children, Adults

It’s a language based learning disability affecting the reading skills of one in every five people here in the United States, but great strides are being made in helping those with dyslexia.

09/27/2016

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5K Keeping Boy’s Memory Alive After Battle With Brain Cancer

When Nicole Stagnoli’s son died of childhood cancer seven years ago, she decided to do something to keep his memory alive.

09/22/2016

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Bore Of Fort McHenry Tunnel To Shut Down For Run Sunday

More than 100,000 vehicles travel through the Fort McHenry every day, but once a year you get the chance to walk through it.

09/16/2016

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Help People Suffering from Life-Threatening Illnesses By Dining Out

Moveable Feast delivers more than 840,000 meals every year to those with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life threatening illnesses and on Thursday you can help them by just dining out.

09/13/2016

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Show Your Purple Pride With Official Ravens Stencils

Ravens fans are painting the town, and their vehicles, purple with the official Ravens logo stencils.

09/06/2016

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Baltimore’s 911 Operators Win Award For Their Work During Unrest

Baltimore’s 911 operators have won an award for their work during the city’s period of civil unrest last year.

09/01/2016

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Retiring Broadcast Legend Charles Osgood Grew Up In Baltimore

A retiring broadcast legend and spent part of his early years growing up right here in Baltimore.

08/29/2016

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Md. Wrestling Gold Medalist Is Living Her Dream

At the just-completed Rio Olympics, Maryland athletes took home 18 gold medals. One of those belongs to Helen Maroulis.

08/25/2016

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Ravens Help Tackle City’s Trash Problem

They might be huge fans of the color purple, but members of the Ravens organization are hitting the streets to help Baltimore go green.

08/24/2016

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O’s Team Up With 4-Legged Friends In 2017 Pet Calendar

The Orioles and their furry friends are teaming up with BARCS to help raise funds for homeless animals.

08/19/2016

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Harry Kalinsky Remembered After Passing Earlier This Week

Baltimore remembers Harry Kalinsky, one of the city’s best known characters, after passing away earlier this week.

08/18/2016

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Otakon Comes To Baltimore One Last Time This Weekend

If you see a lot of people in downtown Baltimore walking around in costume this weekend, there’s a good reason.

CBS Baltimore–08/12/2016

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