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Ron Matz

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

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

cinderella's closet

‘Cinderella’s Closet’ Helps Teens Find Perfect Prom Dress

It may be February, but before you know it, prom season will be here. In Harford County, a group of ladies is working hard to make sure young women will be able to get just the right dress.

02/10/2014

ravens cheer

Making The Move: Ravens Hold Cheerleading Clinic This Weekend

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a Ravens cheerleader, now’s your chance. The first clinic is Saturday in Owings Mills in preparation for next month’s tryouts.

02/07/2014

Marc Cottman art

Prolific Baltimore Artist Didn’t Hesitate To Pursue His Dream

Fifteen years ago, Marc Cottman left his job as an architectural engineer to pursue his passion and that passion has turned into a successful career as an artist.

02/04/2014

Attman's deli

A Ton Of Corned Beef Will Be Served On Lombard Street For The Lombardi Showdown

One ton of corned beef. That’s how much will be sold on Super Bowl Sunday at Baltimore’s most famous delicatessen.

01/31/2014

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Baltimore’s Deep Freeze Puts Big Chill In Girl Scout Cookie Sales

Our brutal Baltimore winter is affecting many businesses, including the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. The deep freeze has led to a drop in cookie sales.

01/28/2014

ed norris drinking

Local Radio Personality Downs Shots On Air To Show Dangers Of Impaired Driving

One of Baltimore’s most popular radio personalities was drinking on the air Friday morning, and it was for a good reason.

01/24/2014

DiPasquale's Italian Marketplace

DiPasquale’s Italian Marketplace Celebrates A Century In Business

It’s a Highlandtown market known for its fine Italian food and friendship, and now it’s celebrating 100 years in business.

01/23/2014

Maysa

Baltimore’s Own Maysa Gets GRAMMY Nod For Best Traditional R&B Performance

She was born and raised here in Baltimore, and she’s been in the music business for more than 20 years. Maysa Leaks has done it all.

01/20/2014

Ma Petite Shoe in hampden

Zagat To Visit Popular Baltimore Shopping Districts For New Retail Survey

They’re world-renowned for restaurant surveys, and Saturday Zagat is coming to Baltimore to find out where you like to shop.

01/17/2014

restaurant week

Delicious Deals: Baltimore County Extends Its Winter Restaurant Week

If you’re a foodie, all roads lead to Baltimore County. The county has just begun its expanded Winter Restaurant Week.

01/15/2014

da mimmo

Living The Dream: Da Mimmo Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years In Business

A long time ago in Baltimore a husband and wife had a dream to open a restaurant in Little Italy. Their dream became a reality.

01/10/2014

FOOD FOR FINES

Enoch Pratt Library Partners With Maryland Food Bank In Food For Fines Initiative

The canned goods and other foods are flowing into the Pratt Central Library and other branches. It’s Food for Fines, a chance to pay off your overdue books and at the same time help the Maryland Food Bank.

01/09/2014

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