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
In a couple hours we’ll say bye to 2015 and hello to 2016.
The temperatures may not show it but winter is here and a downtown hotel is working to help those in need stay warm at this time of year.
On this Christmas Day, members of Baltimore’s Jewish community have been busy reaching out to help those in need.
It’s the most popular plant or flowers of the holiday season and you have a chance to see them in all their glory right here in Baltimore.
So what can you do with an empty beer bottle?
If you’re looking for a last-minute Christmas gift you might want to head to Catonsville.
It was supposed to happen just one time, but now, 42 years later, the Mayor’s Christmas Parade in Hampden has become one of Baltimore’s most popular traditions.
Residents of one special retirement community are stuffing stockings for Baltimore’s needy.
If you were in Fells Point Monday morning, you probably heard a lot of people singing.
It’s a family’s worst nightmare: an accident taking place while far from home. That’s what happened to an Owings Mills woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury while on vacation.
Meatballs, spaghetti and ravioli — and it’s all homemade. Great food is just one part of Sunday’s big fundraiser in Little Italy.
Dozens of volunteers were busy in Halethorpe Thursday where they packed thousands of meals for the needy.