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 any day, one out of every eight Marylanders isn’t sure where their next meal will be coming from. That’s where the Maryland Food Bank comes in.
Local chefs are gearing up for the 6th annual Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament.
They’ve been around nearly 70 years, and they’re a beloved part of Baltimore. You see them every Sunday at Ravens home games.
It’s Greek Week in Baltimore. Greek-owned restaurants will be featuring specials and there’s much more over the next seven days.
Diabetes is a serious problem here in Baltimore and around the country, but there’s an effort to educate people, especially women.
Baltimore has a new radio station. It’s the brainchild of the Maryland Transit Administration, and it’s aimed at commuters.
This former MICA student is hoping her work will challenge stereotypes.
On Sunday, Baltimore will host one of its biggest events of the year.
You’ve met Nicole McFadyen before.
It’s National Pancake Day and the annual celebration sponsored by IHOP is underway here in Baltimore.
If you’ve ever dreamed about performing in front of 70,000 people, now’s your chance. The first step could come Saturday at the Merritt Downtown Athletic Club.
It’s been nearly six months since an Owings Mills woman suffered a traumatic brain injury celebrating her 40th birthday in Costa Rica.