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

Dragon Boat Festival Coming To Locust Point Saturday

The annual Dragon Boat Challenge is right around the corner.

06/23/2017

Mark Cottman Gallery To Close After 7 Years

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.

06/12/2017

Pregnant Teen Barred From Graduation Has Her Own Ceremony

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.

06/05/2017

Large Amount Of Seagrass Washes On Beach In Ocean City

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.

06/02/2017

Victim Of Unprovoked Attack Seeks Good Samaritan Who Helped Him

After subway rider was the target of an unprovoked attack, he’s now looking for a law student who may have saved his life.

05/16/2017

100 Percent of Maryland Half Marathon Proceeds Benefit Cancer Research

In just eight years the Maryland Half Marathon has become one of the most popular running events on the East Coast.

05/12/2017

Keswick Building New Health And Wellness Center

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.

05/09/2017

The Biggest Charm City Bluegrass Festival Yet

This will be the biggest Charm City Bluegrass Festival yet.

04/28/2017

Baltimore Orgs Trying To Help Prevent ‘Summer Slide’ With Activities For Kids

More than 12,000 young people have applied for summer jobs in Baltimore, but younger kids need something to do, too.

04/25/2017

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.

03/24/2017

Baltimore Prepares For Late-Winter Storm At Grocery Stores

A lot of folks in Baltimore are getting ready, hitting the supermarket as the region gets ready for a late hit from Mother Nature.

03/13/2017

Baltimore Keeps Its Sights On Spring

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.

03/03/2017

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