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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Baltimore Bus System Gets New Look And New Name

More than 250,000 people take the bus in Baltimore every day. Now their “ride” is getting a new look and a better connection.

01/19/2017

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Baltimore’s Restaurant Week Begins Friday

If you’re a “foodie,” the next 10 days (Jan. 13-22) should be something to savor here in Baltimore.

01/12/2017

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A Baltimore Holiday Tradition: The Wise Ave. Fire Co. Train Garden

It’s a must see during the holidays in Baltimore, and it’s still happening in Dundalk.

12/30/2016

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Wieters And Wife To Match BARCS Donations Through Saturday

Matt Wieters will match donations to BARCS animal shelter dollar for dollar up to $32,000 through the end of the year.

12/29/2016

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Skaters Excited For New Park In Hampden

There’s a new destination in Hampden, and hundreds of people are flocking to it to have fun.

12/28/2016

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Dead Fish Washing On Shore Puzzles County Residents

If you live on the water in eastern Baltimore County you may be seeing something that’s rather unpleasant. Thousands of dead fish are washing up on shore.

12/27/2016

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Millions Of Travelers Hit The Road For Holiday Weekend

AAA says 2016 is on track to be a record year for travelers across the country. In Maryland, it is expected that 2.2 million Marylanders will be traveling, with about 91% driving.

12/23/2016

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Note-worthy Holiday Gifts In Catonsville

If you’re looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, you might want to head to Catonsville, as some local businesses are hitting all the right notes for the holidays.

12/22/2016

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Downtown Hotel Reaches Out To Community To ‘Blanket Baltimore’

For the third year in a row, a popular downtown Baltimore Hotel is reaching out to help the needy in our community.

12/08/2016

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Flacco, Pitta Attend Special Olympics Maryland ‘Breakfast With Champions’

Joe Flacco and Dennis Pitta took some time away from the field Tuesday morning and headed to Towson University.

11/29/2016

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Food, Community & Free Pumpkin Pies At Geresbeck’s Market For Thanksgiving

Touch football, free pumpkin pies and a local supermarket giving back to the community. It’s all part of Thanksgiving in Middle River.

11/24/2016

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Kennedy Krieger’s Festival Of Trees Begins This Weekend

The Festival of Trees draws thousands of people to the state fairgrounds in Timonium each year.

11/22/2016

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