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

Orioles To Host LUNGevity 5K Walk In Honor Of Employee Who Died Of Lung Cancer

She was a beloved member of the Orioles organization, but three years ago she lost her valiant fight against lung cancer at the age of 36.

09/14/2017

Jazz In The Garden: “It’s The Woodstock Of Baltimore”

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in Baltimore, which makes it a great time for an outdoor concert in Druid Hill Park.

09/08/2017

Longtime Ravens Season Tix Holders Who Didn’t Get Them This Year Win Them From Md. Lottery

A Cecil County couple is all smiles today, thanks to the Maryland Lottery.

08/30/2017

Belair-Edison Neighborhood Goes Solar

Some residents of the Belair-Edison neighborhood are all smiles today.

08/22/2017

40 Years After His Death, Fans Still Go Crazy For ‘The King’

Wednesday marks the 40-year anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, and many of his fans went to his final resting place to remember him.

08/16/2017

American Visionary Art Museum Celebrates Anniversary

On this day 25 years ago, Congress took time to recognize one of Baltimore’s most popular attractions, the American Visionary Art Museum.

08/11/2017

Locally Funded Day Camp For Young Cancer Patients Is Back For 2nd Year

 In its second year, Horizon Day Camp is bringing back the joys of childhood for the first camp of its kind in Lutherville, Maryland. 

08/04/2017

‘World’s Biggest Crab Feast’ Set To Raise Money For Charity In Annapolis

If you love steamed crabs, you might want to head to Annapolis tomorrow.

08/03/2017

Summer Restaurant Week Kicks Off In Baltimore

Great deals on fabulous meals over 10 days, starting today.

07/28/2017

Pratt Central Library Undergoing Major Renovation, Bringing In Old With The New

If you’ve driven by the Pratt Central Library on Cathedral Street you’ve probably noticed a lot of scaffolding outside. That’s because the building is undergoing a major renovation.

07/25/2017

Little Italy’s Summer Film Festival Runs Through Aug. 25

It’s often called the granddaddy of all the local outdoor summer film festivals.

07/14/2017

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