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.
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Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore and became the first African American justice on the United States Supreme Court.
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If you’re looking for a new ride you just might find one in Charm City this weekend.
He’s one of Baltimore’s best known artists, who gave up his regular job to pursue his passion.
Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow today, predicting six more weeks of winter. Some animals at the Maryland Zoo made their own prognostications.
Baltimore County Restaurant “Week” is here, but it actually lasts 16 days.
More than 250,000 people take the bus in Baltimore every day. Now their “ride” is getting a new look and a better connection.
If you’re a “foodie,” the next 10 days (Jan. 13-22) should be something to savor here in Baltimore.