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
A driver is killed in a single car crash in Anne Arundel County.
An Annapolis delicatessen is celebrating 50 years.
A critical situation is developing at one of Baltimore’s animal shelters. Hundreds of dogs and cats are now up for adoption.
A Baltimore native, the author of two and a World War II veteran, meet Julian Hyman.
It’s billed as the world’s biggest crab feast, and for a good reason. More than 2,000 people will head to Annapolis tomorrow for an annual event that raises thousands of dollars for charity.
You might want to check your lottery tickets, especially if you played Mega Millions at a Howard County convenience store.
Boarded up and falling down. Thousands of vacant homes in Baltimore City a blight on many neighborhoods.
There are many ways teens can spend their summer—but for one Catonsville student, it’s a time to reach out and help our men and women serving their country.
If you love a good cup of Joe, you’ll want to know about Baltimore’s newest food truck. It hit the streets for the first time Monday morning.
They come from all over the world to this special place in Baltimore, where cancer patients and their families can stay while receiving treatment at area hospitals.
Some residents of south Baltimore and other parts of the city are breathing a sigh of relief Tuesday because the Charm City Circulator’s banner route has been given a reprieve.
Thousands of students will be working this summer and getting paid by the state of Maryland.