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
It started with a crazy idea about how to show a movie outdoors, 17 years later Little Italy is proud of what happens there every Friday night during the summer.
Baltimore has always been a soccer town and fans here are excited over the women’s World Cup team as they make their way to the finals.
Saturday is the Fourth of July, and Baltimore will be celebrating in a big way.
It’s a great time to be an Orioles fan. After sweeping the Indians, the O’s not lead the American League East and thousands of lucky folks now possess something that just about everybody wanted.
It’s a sport that started in southern China 2,000 years ago. Saturday, that excitement comes to the Inner Harbor.
They own a legendary Annapolis restaurant, and they’re founders of what’s become a major charity that helps our wounded warriors. Their big fundraiser is Saturday.
It’s the hippest fashion show in town and it happens Friday night at the Royal Farms Arena.
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.