Ron Matz

Ron Matz 175x131Ron Matz is an Emmy award-winning reporter who joined the WJZ team in 1993.

During that time, Ron has covered some of the biggest stories in Baltimore. including Pope John Paul II’s visit 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 19 years, he’s hosted the popular “Manic Monday” segment at Jimmy’s in Fells Point, part of WJZ’s morning show.

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.

The Winner Of WJZ’s Mammoth Manic Monday Meltdown 2017 Is…

Ron Matz announces the winner of WJZ’s Mammoth Manic Monday Meltdown 2017


Ron Matz Is Wonder Woman At Annual WJZ Geresbeck’s Halloween Party

The crowd showed up early for WJZ’s annual Halloween costume party at Geresbeck’s supermarket in Middle River.


4 Kittens Left For Dead Shows Need For BARCS, BARCStoberfest Fundraiser

The BARCS Animal Shelter in south Baltimore is a busy place. They care for hundreds of animals.


No Pig Races At Baltimore’s Pigtown Festival This Year Due To Swine Flu Outbreak

It’s one of Baltimore’s most popular fall events. But this year, something will be missing from the Pigtown Festival.


‘Kid From Highlandtown’ Makes It Big, Back In Baltimore For New Creative Alliance Exhibit

He says he’s just a kid from Highlandtown, but his talent has taken him around the world.


Maryland Woman Inspires Others In Battle With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis attacks the central nervous system and can be debilitating. Ron Matz has more on a woman living with M.S. who’s become an inspiration to many.


Maryland SPCA Waiving Adoption Fees For Cat Adoptions

If you’ve ever thought about adopting a cat, now is the time to do it.


Ellicott City’s White Hall Estate Is This Year’s Decorator Show House

For the next few weeks, local designers are showcasing their talents in Howard County, and its all for a good cause.


Orioles To Host LUNGevity 5K Walk In Honor Of Employee Who Died Of Lung Cancer

She was a beloved member of the Orioles organization, but three years ago she lost her valiant fight against lung cancer at the age of 36.


Jazz In The Garden: “It’s The Woodstock Of Baltimore”

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in Baltimore, which makes it a great time for an outdoor concert in Druid Hill Park.


Longtime Ravens Season Tix Holders Who Didn’t Get Them This Year Win Them From Md. Lottery

A Cecil County couple is all smiles today, thanks to the Maryland Lottery.




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