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
Baltimore is remembering one of its best known characters. John Ostrowski spent all of his life at the family business in Fells Point.
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.
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.
All over Baltimore it’s prom season. For one businesswoman in Catonsville, it means reaching out to others.
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.
Something special is happening for lent in Dundalk. It’s an annual event which helps raise money for charity.
Some new cutting edge technology for the University of Maryland Medical Center as it dedicates a new expanded Center for Diabetes.
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.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a senior assisted living facility in Pikesville. No one was hurt.
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.
Mix 106.5′s Maria Dennis shares with listeners why she hasn’t been in the studio for the last few days.
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.