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
On this Memorial Day, hundreds of Baltimoreans laced up their running shoes to help some of our heroes. It happened early Monday morning in Canton.
He’s a budding tennis star and he’s from Maryland. He is the son of immigrants from the West African nation of Sierra Leone.
It’s one of the biggest summer fundraisers in Maryland, and in 13 years it’s raised $2.5 million for the fight against breast cancer.
If you grew up in Baltimore, you probably remember the art shows in Druid Hill Park. Well, now they’re back.
USA Today calls it a must see exhibit, and it’s ready to open right here at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum.
It’s one of the oldest family run businesses in Baltimore, and it’s celebrating a big anniversary.
If you love movies this is a great weekend to be in Baltimore. About 20,000 people are expected to take in movies made in Ocean City and around the world.
If you’re looking for bargains on spring and summer clothes, have we got a sale for you. It happens Wednesday right here in Baltimore.
It’s one of the biggest events of the year for Baltimore area runners, and it happens on Saturday morning. It’s the annual Maryland Half Marathon.
It’s wild and wacky and it happens Saturday on the streets of Baltimore. Human powered vehicles are the stars of the American Visionary Art Museum’s Kinetic Sculpture Race.
Last Saturday night was prom night in Baltimore for some students from Montgomery County. For one couple it was a night they’ll never forget.
Some iconic pieces of Baltimore history are about to get a makeover. A few of them are more than 300 years old.