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
This weekend, participants in Dick Gelfman’s 16th annual Ride Across Maryland will raise money for cancer-related causes.
Doug O’Neill, trainer for Nyquist is eyeing up another big win this weekend at Pimlico Race Course.
It was one of the ships that stood alongside the U.S.S. Arizona when it was attacked at Pearl Harbor. Now an important piece of that ship has been found in Baltimore County.
Family and friends say goodbye to a man who for nearly 70 years worked the streets of Charm City as an arabber. Ron Matz has more on the death of Donald D. ‘Manboy’ Savoy Sr.
It’s one of the most exciting and imaginative events in Baltimore and it always draws a big crowd.
Movie lovers get ready, the 18th annual Maryland Film Festival is kicking off in Baltimore.
She’s never been a high school principal before, but in less than a year, she’s transforming her school and the lives of other students.
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Thousands of bluegrass music fans will gather in Baltimore on Saturday. They’ll get to listen to some of the best in the business at a festival that continues to grow. Ron Matz […]
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland serves more than 1 million meals per year to homebound seniors in the Baltimore area.
It started as a small gathering with just friends and family. Now 13 years later, it’s one of the biggest events of spring in Baltimore.
An Army veteran serving two tours in Iraq is now on a mission to bike around the world all word a good cause.
It’s one of the most familiar sports logos in Baltimore and around the country. It’s orange and black and it’s always flying high.