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
If you’ve ever wanted to get a cat or kitten, now is the time. Baltimore-area animal shelters are offering free adoptions during the month of June.
Some people love them and others have a different opinion—but it’s a Maryland delicacy and it’s now in season.
If you’ve lived here for a while, you know that Baltimore has some unique foods made right here. Monday morning, local food producers and food buyers got together.
It’s all about food, fun and friendship, and it’s happening this weekend in Little Italy.
Two time capsules are discovered during the restoration of Baltimore’s Washington Monument. They were finally opened Tuesday morning.
It will be a food festival to remember, and it happens this coming Saturday in Baltimore.
Trying to hit a golf ball isn’t easy, but have you ever tried it wearing high heels? Well, Saturday at Pine Ridge Golf Course, you can do just that.
You’ve probably heard their commercials on the radio here in Baltimore. It’s all about an organization helping people get back and forth from their jobs.
They were twins who were sent off to fight for their country in the Korean War. Only one came home.
Thirteen years, more than 2,500 consecutive days of never missing a day in school–it seems impossible, but not for one student in Baltimore County.
It’s an amazing amount of money, more than two million dollars. That’s how much Dick Gelfman’s Ride Across Maryland has given away to charities in the fight against breast cancer. The 15th annual ride is just two weeks away.
He was the beloved golf pro at Forest Park Golf Course for 20 years, a mentor to thousands of young golfers.