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
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.
Cod fish and crab cakes and a whole lot more. It’s all part of a major Lenten fundraiser at a Canton school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Good teachers make a difference. That’s the message students at Baltimore City College heard Thursday as one of their teachers was honored.
You may know someone who’s suddenly become a millionaire, and it’s the talk of the town in Essex.
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.
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.
If you love to eat, this is your time of year. Baltimore Restaurant Week is back, and this time it’s even bigger.
They’ll be dancing up a storm at Towson University this weekend. It’s the annual event known as TigerTHON.