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
He wrote his first horror story in Baltimore and he’s buried here. Wendesday marks the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
It’s a free ride, and more than 4 million people use it in Baltimore every year.
Jewelry, shoes, handbags and big name designers. It’s all part of the “One Great Thing” sale this weekend which benefits the House of Ruth Maryland.
The Baltimore Book Festival is now in its 20th year, and the tents are already up at the Inner Harbor.
More than 41-million vehicles travel through it every year, but on Sunday you’ll have a chance to run or walk through the Fort McHenry tunnel.
They deliver hundreds of thousands of meals every year here in Maryland to those suffering from life threatening illnesses. On Thursday, you can help them raise some much needed money.
He was only seven when he died of cancer six years ago, but during his short life, a Harford County boy managed to touch the lives of everyone he met.
The countdown is on! The start of the NFL season is right around the corner. With just six days before the Ravens’ first game, fans can’t wait.
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.