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
They’re native to Mexico, but it’s the plant everyone loves during the holidays and here in Baltimore, their vibrant colors are on display at the Rawlings Conservatory.
It just might be the biggest music comeback of 2014. The sale of vinyl is off the charts and Ron Matz reports that’s music to the ears of one record store in Catonsville.
It was once a corner store but now it’s something much different in one Baltimore neighborhood.
It’s that time of year in Charm City when many agencies are overwhelmed trying to help those in need. Hundreds of people line up each day for a hot meal or a place to stay.
A locally-owned supermarket helps dozens of people enjoy a much happier Thanksgiving.
WJZ’s Ron Matz has the winner of this year’s Manic Monday Meltdown.
Ravioli and meatballs, just part of what’s on the menu Sunday in Little Italy.
Here’s a mind-boggling number: Americans will spend $74 billion on Halloween.
Thousands of motorists pass by it every day on one of Baltimore’s busiest thoroughfares. Now, as Ron Matz reports, there’s whale watching near M&T Bank Stadium.
Big honors! WJZ’s Ron Matz is inducted into the City College Hall of Fame!
If you like designer clothes at bargain prices you need to head to Owings Mills. The annual One Great Thing sale is this weekend.
A Severna Park woman has turned her homemade pasta into big bucks, and she brought her now famous Italian dish to the Inner Harbor on Tuesday.