Ron Matz

Ron Matz 175x131Ron Matz is an Emmy award-winning reporter who joined the WJZ team in 1993.

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.

Local Agencies Take Part In Active Shooter Training Exercise At School

The Baltimore County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies gathered for an active shooter training exercise.

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Local Group Pushing For Cleaner Air In Baltimore Region With Campaign

Clean Air Partners launched the “Breathe Easy” campaign by recommending simple steps residents can take to improve air quality.

06/21/2018

Treatment Center For Homeless Vets Receives Donation From Amazon

The Baltimore Station, a non-profit that offers services for homeless veterans, has received a donation of softball equipment from Amazon.

06/20/2018

Local Non-Profits Building Community Garden Accessible For Senior Citizens

Neighbors and local non-profits are coming together to build an accessible garden for senior citizens.

06/19/2018

2 Baltimore Teens Spread Joy By Delivering Flowers To Those In Need

They go to school just like other teenagers, but in their spare time, they spread joy and happiness to others.

06/15/2018

27 People From 18 Countries Become US Citizens On Flag Day

It’s Flag Day and in Baltimore there’s an annual celebration held to salute the stars and the stripes.

06/14/2018

Safe Haven For Homeless Teens Gets Much-Needed Makeover

A home that help some of the cities most vulnerable children got a major makeover Tuesday. 

06/12/2018

Caps Fever Spreading Into Baltimore As Team Gets Closer To The Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals are on the verge of doing something they’ve never done before. They’re one victory away from winning the Stanley Cup.

06/07/2018

Ravens Build New Playground At Baltimore Apartment Complex

It was a busy morning in the city for some Baltimore Ravens players and the organization as they built a playground at Douglass Homes.

06/06/2018

Local 2nd Grader Given The Honor Of Taking Part In National Braille Challenge

Khloe Deleon-Talbert lost her eyesight to cancer when she was just 3 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from accomplishing her goals.

06/06/2018

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Designer Show House Returns

The 41st annual Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Designer Show House is now open in Green Spring Valley.

06/01/2018

Bike-To-School Day Could Be Every Day In Annapolis

Students in Anne Arundel County were celebrating Wednesday morning as hundreds of them participated in Bike-To-School Day.

05/09/2018

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