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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Under Armour Equips Baltimore Firehouses With State-Of-The-Art Gyms

A project started several months ago in Baltimore is picking up steam. The firehouse renovation project got some more good news Friday.

10/17/2014

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Get On Tap, Baltimore! Beer Week Is Brewing

Baltimore is getting ready to recognize all things beer. It’s the sixth year for this big Charm City celebration.

10/10/2014

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Little Italy Welcomes The 124th Annual Christopher Columbus Celebration This Sunday

It’s been a part of Baltimore for more than a century, and it happens on Sunday.

10/03/2014

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5th Annual Dominator Memorial Walk/Run Benefits Childhood Cancer

If you like to run or walk you can do it Saturday in Harford County and at the same time raise some much needed money for the fight against pediatric cancer.

09/26/2014

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Parking Day Sprouts Nature On The Avenue In Hampden

Folks walking in Hampden on Friday morning got a big surprise. Nature sprouted on “The Avenue.”

09/19/2014

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Plenty of Bargains To Go Around For House Of Ruth Benefit

Whether its jewelry or furniture, if you’re looking for a bargain make sure you head to Timonium on Wednesday. It’s an annual sidewalk sale that benefits the House of Ruth Maryland, which helps victims of intimate partner violence and their children.

09/02/2014

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Famous World War II Bomber Finds A Home In Baltimore This Weekend

She was a flying fortress during World War II. One of the most famous planes in U.S. military history is in Baltimore this weekend.

08/28/2014

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Grilled Cheese & Co. Serves Up Comfort Food To Support Armed Forces

It’s the ultimate comfort food and a Baltimore company serves them up at four locations. This week they’re reaching out to help members of the Armed Forces. Ron Matz has the cheese connection from Catonsville.

08/26/2014

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50 Levindale Geriatric Center Employees Take On The Ice Bucket Challenge

There are some staggering numbers on the amount of money raised by all those folks pouring ice water over their heads here in Baltimore and across the country.

08/22/2014

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A Peacock Flew The Coop, Remains On The Prowl In Parkville

They can walk, run and fly very high. And one of them is on the loose in a Baltimore County neighborhood.

08/21/2014

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Baltimore And Little Italy Ready For Annual Feast Of St. Gabriel

Food, fun and friendship. It’s all happening this weekend in the streets of Little Italy.

08/15/2014

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Maryland Begins To Dry Out After Tuesday’s Record Rainfall

Not since 1933 has Baltimore recorded a rainfall that matched Tuesday’s deluge.

08/13/2014

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