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
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It’s about as far from Pandora or Spotify as you can get, but the record album is in the midst of a major comeback.
He’s one of pop music’s greatest artists and tonight he takes the stage in Baltimore performing what’s recognized as one of the greatest record albums of all time.
In just a few weeks, a new era of health care begins in the Baltimore area.
If you’ve ever wanted to know more about horses, you now have a chance. The state is launching a network of horse discovery centers that will welcome people of all ages.