During that time, Ron has covered some of the biggest stories in Baltimore. including Pope John Paul II’s visit 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 19 years, he’s hosted the popular “Manic Monday” segment at Jimmy’s in Fells Point, part of WJZ’s morning show.
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.
A Baltimore native made history after becoming the first African American pit crew member to win a Daytona 500 last Sunday.
On East Chase Street, in the shadows of the state penitentiary and vacant row homes is St. Frances Academy.
If you enjoy a good meal at a bargain price, all roads lead to Baltimore County’s Restaurant Week.
For those who are looking for that great date night, that fabulous Sunday brunch, or a great lunch to get you through the work week, this is the time to explore all of the cuisine Charm City has to offer.
It’s been a big part of Catonsville for more than 20 years, and now it’s in the national spotlight.
There’s nothing quite like the holidays in Hampden, the sparkling lights on 34th Street and the Mayor’s Christmas Parade.
Ron Matz announces the winner of WJZ’s Mammoth Manic Monday Meltdown 2017
The crowd showed up early for WJZ’s annual Halloween costume party at Geresbeck’s supermarket in Middle River.
The BARCS Animal Shelter in south Baltimore is a busy place. They care for hundreds of animals.
It’s one of Baltimore’s most popular fall events. But this year, something will be missing from the Pigtown Festival.
He says he’s just a kid from Highlandtown, but his talent has taken him around the world.
Multiple Sclerosis attacks the central nervous system and can be debilitating. Ron Matz has more on a woman living with M.S. who’s become an inspiration to many.