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
From the Fort McHenry Guard to the stars and stripes, it will be a summer to remember at the birthplace of the star spangled banner.
Concern is growing for three Israeli students who were kidnapped nearly two weeks ago. That concern has spread all the way to Baltimore.
There are new developments in the child sexual abuse lawsuit against Kevin Clash, the puppeteer known for voicing the Sesame Street character Elmo.
Summer starts Saturday, and Baltimore will get an early start on it Friday night. A two-night summer solstice celebration begins in Druid Hill Park.
It began as a small event organized by a group of Boys’ Latin students. The Shootout for Soldiers raises money for our wounded warriors.
Construction on Baltimore’s casino is now going nearly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Thousands of people have applied for jobs.
It was the last day of school at Oliver Beach Elementary in Baltimore County, so the students decided to do something special for their principal, who’s retiring.
It’s called the Baltimore 500, but it has nothing do with auto racing. It’s all about helping animals.
It’s time for the World Cup 2014. At Amicci’s in Little Italy, there’s a special menu with delicious food and reduced prices.
It’s the talk of one neighborhood in East Baltimore. It’s the work of an artist amidst a sea of vacant homes on East Eager Street.
It’s a fun event with a serious purpose, and it happens Saturday at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Timonium. It’s the fourth annual High Heels for Hope, a benefit for House of Ruth Maryland.
They do it every year at Eastern Technical High School in Essex. Graduate some of the best automobile mechanics in the country.