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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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Ronald McDonald House ‘Shuttles’ Around Big Hugs For Sick Children

The new Ronald McDonald House shuttle, called the Big Hug, can transport four wheelchairs and 16 passengers, taking young patients and families to six Baltimore hospitals.

03/19/2014

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The Coddie Crew Cooks Up A Lenten Fundraiser For St. Casimir School

Cod fish and crab cakes and a whole lot more. It’s all part of a major Lenten fundraiser at a Canton school.

03/14/2014

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Hollywood Ending: Woody Harrelson Has New Role At Baltimore’s Inn At The Black Olive

He’s an Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee, and now he’s going to be spending some time in Baltimore. Woody Harrelson was in Baltimore three years ago to film an HBO movie. Now, he’s going to be a game changer for a hotel and a family in Fells Point.

03/11/2014

Mega Millions Winner

Mystery Surrounds Mega Millions Millionaire

Someone in Baltimore is walking around with a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million, but two weeks after it was purchased no one knows who it is.

03/10/2014

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Joffrey Ballet Visits Carver Center Before Performance At Lyric Opera House

They’re part of a legendary performing arts group, and they’re here in Baltimore. Members of the Joffrey Ballet are not only on stage at the Lyric, they’re also giving a master class to some lucky area students.

03/05/2014

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Soulful Symphony Brings Music From The Stage To Baltimore Students

The Soulful Symphony has been making beautiful music in Baltimore for nearly 15 years. The musicians are not only busy on stage, they’re out in the community as well.

02/28/2014

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City College Teacher Surprised With $25,000 Milken Foundation Honor

Good teachers make a difference. That’s the message students at Baltimore City College heard Thursday as one of their teachers was honored.

02/27/2014

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$1M Mega Millions Ticket Was Sold At A New 7-Eleven In Essex

You may know someone who’s suddenly become a millionaire, and it’s the talk of the town in Essex.

02/26/2014

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3 Talented Artists Honored As Maryland Masters

There’s a new award for budding artists in Baltimore County. Three extraordinary works of art were chosen as Maryland Masters–an award showcasing up-and-coming talent in local schools.

02/24/2014

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Greet Baltimore’s Favorite Characters At Meet The Mascot Day

It only happens once a year, and Saturday is the day you’ll have a chance to meet some of Baltimore’s most famous characters. Back by popular demand, it’s Meet the Mascot Day.

02/21/2014

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Savor & Save: Baltimore Restaurant Week Expands To Hotels

If you love to eat, this is your time of year. Baltimore Restaurant Week is back, and this time it’s even bigger.

02/20/2014

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Towson Students To Dance For A Difference In Annual TigerTHON

They’ll be dancing up a storm at Towson University this weekend. It’s the annual event known as TigerTHON.

02/17/2014

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