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
The annual Dragon Boat Challenge is right around the corner.
Mark Cottman art gallery has been a part of Federal Hill for the past seven years, and his paintings have been seen all over the world.
Maddie Runkles was barred from her graduation at a small Christian school because she’s pregnant, but she got to celebrate during a private ceremony.
If you’re heading to Ocean City this weekend, be extra careful if you’re planning to walk on the beach. Ron Matz has more on a mystery down the ocean.
After subway rider was the target of an unprovoked attack, he’s now looking for a law student who may have saved his life.
In just eight years the Maryland Half Marathon has become one of the most popular running events on the East Coast.
Baltimore’s senior population is rapidly growing, and now one of the area’s best known providers of services for older adults is expanding its efforts.
This will be the biggest Charm City Bluegrass Festival yet.
More than 12,000 young people have applied for summer jobs in Baltimore, but younger kids need something to do, too.
From Chauffeur To Friend: American Cancer Society’s Driver Program Helps Sufferers In More Ways Than One
For many cancer patients, getting to and from treatment is one of their toughest challenges.
A lot of folks in Baltimore are getting ready, hitting the supermarket as the region gets ready for a late hit from Mother Nature.
If your garden is blooming early, it’s no surprise. Baltimore’s unseasonably warm weather is the reason. Ron Matz has more on the area’s Wacky Winter Weather.