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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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Students Attending Lyric Opera Camp Hitting All The Right Notes

You’re about to meet some amazing young people–all of them loaded with talent. They’re high school students attending the Lyric Opera Camp.

07/30/2014

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‘Hairspray’ Will Open The Little Italy Film Festival, Hon!

Lights, cameras, action. Thursday night marks the start of the granddaddy of all the Baltimore summer open air film festivals.

07/11/2014

Babe Ruth Museum

Babe Ruth Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of His Career

The most celebrated athlete in the history of American sports was born in Baltimore, and on the 100th anniversary of the start of his professional career, there is a new exhibit a the Babe Ruth Museum.

07/08/2014

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Dundalk Celebrates America At 80th Annual Fourth Of July Parade

It’s one of the largest and longest running Fourth of July parades in the country. It’s right in our own backyard, and Baltimore loves it.

07/04/2014

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Celebrating The Red, White & Blue: The Pride Of Baltimore II Is Home For The Holiday

It will be a special Independence Day at the Inner Harbor. For the first time ever the Pride of Baltimore II will be part of the city’s July 4th celebration.

07/03/2014

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Mobile Meals Try To Keep Kids’ Bellies Full This Summer

More than 1.5 million meals will be served to needy children in Baltimore this summer.

07/01/2014

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Helping Wounded Warriors: Weekend Event Honors Faces Of Valor

Chick and Ruth’s Delly gives back to the community in a big way, and the owner of the restaurant says it’s because his life was changed six years ago.

06/27/2014

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Fort! Flag! Fire! Fort McHenry Celebrates Star-Spangled Summer

From the Fort McHenry Guard to the stars and stripes, it will be a summer to remember at the birthplace of the star spangled banner.

06/26/2014

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With Yellow Ribbons, The Bring Back Our Boys Campaign Spreads In Baltimore

Concern is growing for three Israeli students who were kidnapped nearly two weeks ago. That concern has spread all the way to Baltimore.

06/23/2014

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Voice Of Elmo Cleared In Child Sexual Abuse Case Due To Statute Of Limitations

There are new developments in the child sexual abuse lawsuit against Kevin Clash, the puppeteer known for voicing the Sesame Street character Elmo.

06/20/2014

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Solstice Party! Baltimore Brings In The Summer With Music In The Park

Summer starts Saturday, and Baltimore will get an early start on it Friday night. A two-night summer solstice celebration begins in Druid Hill Park.

06/20/2014

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McDonogh School Presents 3rd Annual Shootout For Soldiers 24-Hour Lacrosse Fundraiser

It began as a small event organized by a group of Boys’ Latin students. The Shootout for Soldiers raises money for our wounded warriors.

06/19/2014

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