Ron Matz

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

During that time, Ron has covered some of the biggest stories in Baltimore. including Pope John Paul II’s visit 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 19 years, he’s hosted the popular “Manic Monday” segment at Jimmy’s in Fells Point, part of WJZ’s morning show.

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.

Victim Of Unprovoked Attack Seeks Good Samaritan Who Helped Him

After subway rider was the target of an unprovoked attack, he’s now looking for a law student who may have saved his life.

05/16/2017

100 Percent of Maryland Half Marathon Proceeds Benefit Cancer Research

In just eight years the Maryland Half Marathon has become one of the most popular running events on the East Coast.

05/12/2017

Keswick Building New Health And Wellness Center

Baltimore’s senior population is rapidly growing, and now one of the area’s best known providers of services for older adults is expanding its efforts.

05/09/2017

The Biggest Charm City Bluegrass Festival Yet

This will be the biggest Charm City Bluegrass Festival yet.

04/28/2017

Baltimore Orgs Trying To Help Prevent ‘Summer Slide’ With Activities For Kids

More than 12,000 young people have applied for summer jobs in Baltimore, but younger kids need something to do, too.

04/25/2017

From Chauffeur To Friend: American Cancer Society’s Driver Program Helps Sufferers In More Ways Than One

For many cancer patients, getting to and from treatment is one of their toughest challenges.

03/24/2017

Baltimore Prepares For Late-Winter Storm At Grocery Stores

A lot of folks in Baltimore are getting ready, hitting the supermarket as the region gets ready for a late hit from Mother Nature.

03/13/2017

Baltimore Keeps Its Sights On Spring

If your garden is blooming early, it’s no surprise. Baltimore’s unseasonably warm weather is the reason. Ron Matz has more on the area’s Wacky Winter Weather.

03/03/2017

Thurgood Marshall: Legal Giant & Baltimore Giant

Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore and became the first African American justice on the United States Supreme Court.

02/24/2017

Stevenson University Fashion Design Students Visit NY Fashion Week

Imagine what it would be like if you were a student in Baltimore and your designs were seen on the New York Fashion Week runway.

02/16/2017

2017 Motor Trend Auto Show Rolls Into The Baltimore Convention Center

If you’re looking for a new ride you just might find one in Charm City this weekend.

02/10/2017

Artist Highlights Love Of Baltimore, Black History Month

He’s one of Baltimore’s best known artists, who gave up his regular job to pursue his passion.

02/07/2017

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