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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Towson University’s TigerTHON Kicks Off

Organizers of this year’s TigerTHON are hoping to raise $200,000 dollars for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

03/27/2015

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‘A Tale of Three Coffins’ Exhibition Comes To Md. Historical Society

A discovery both spooky and breathtaking, A Tale of Three Coffins is the new exhibition at the Maryland Historical Society.

03/25/2015

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5 Inducted Into HoCo Women’s Hall Of Fame

They are five extraordinary women who have made significant contributions to their community. Later this week, they’ll be honored in Ellicott City.

03/10/2015

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Columbia’s Irish Dance Company Set To Take The Stage

One of the premiere Irish dance groups in the nation located in Columbia, get ready for a big performance Saturday night.

03/06/2015

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It’s Free Pancakes Day!

If you like pancakes, this just might be your favorite day of the year: it’s IHOP’s National Pancake Day!

03/03/2015

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The Avenue Bakery Presented With ‘Small Business Award’

A major honor was given to one of the most popular business owners on Pennsylvania Avenue in celebration of Black History Month.

02/27/2015

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Mangia! St. Leo’s Meatball Dinner Sunday Offers Homemade Italian

If you like great homemade Italian food, the place to be on Sunday is St. Leo’s Church. Favorites like spaghetti and meatballs are on the menu for a big fundraiser.

02/26/2015

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MIX 106.5 Kicks Off Annual Radiothon

In 25 years its raised over $17-million dollars for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The annual Mix 106.5 Radiothon is underway

02/25/2015

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Restaurant Week Begins In Baltimore City

Restaurant Week is underway in Baltimore City.

02/20/2015

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Former NBA Star Speaks To Students About Addiction Battle

In college, he started using marijuana and cocaine. When he made it to the NBA, he became a heroin addict.

02/19/2015

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New ‘Living Seashore’ Exhibit Coming to National Aquarium

Visitors to Baltimore’s National Aquarium will soon have something new to see and to touch.

02/18/2015

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‘Shake Shack’ Opening In Downtown Baltimore

It began in New York in the form of a hot dog cart, now it’s a brand known around the world and will soon open in Baltimore.

02/13/2015

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