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
If you don’t think Halloween is big, the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend nearly $7 billion on costumes, candy and more.
Friday marks the anniversary of a landmark Baltimore building. The Parkway Theatre was built on this date 100 years ago.
It’s just a block from City Hall, but for many years, the Hollywood Diner has struggled to find customers. Now it’s closed.
Two days, more than two dozen bands all coming together for charity and it’s all happening this weekend in Baltimore!
Ron Matz has a preview of this weekend’s Baltimore Marathon in today’s People Are Talking.
It was built in 1911 and, at one time, was the tallest building in Baltimore.
From simulated car fires to games for children. It’s all part of a big event sponsored by the Baltimore City Fire Department.
He wrote his first horror story in Baltimore and he’s buried here. Wendesday marks the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
It’s a free ride, and more than 4 million people use it in Baltimore every year.
Jewelry, shoes, handbags and big name designers. It’s all part of the “One Great Thing” sale this weekend which benefits the House of Ruth Maryland.
The Baltimore Book Festival is now in its 20th year, and the tents are already up at the Inner Harbor.
More than 41-million vehicles travel through it every year, but on Sunday you’ll have a chance to run or walk through the Fort McHenry tunnel.