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Ron Matz

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

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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3 Talented Artists Honored As Maryland Masters

There’s a new award for budding artists in Baltimore County. Three extraordinary works of art were chosen as Maryland Masters–an award showcasing up-and-coming talent in local schools.

02/24/2014

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Greet Baltimore’s Favorite Characters At Meet The Mascot Day

It only happens once a year, and Saturday is the day you’ll have a chance to meet some of Baltimore’s most famous characters. Back by popular demand, it’s Meet the Mascot Day.

02/21/2014

Baltimore Restaurant Week, Sabatino's

Savor & Save: Baltimore Restaurant Week Expands To Hotels

If you love to eat, this is your time of year. Baltimore Restaurant Week is back, and this time it’s even bigger.

02/20/2014

Tigerthon

Towson Students To Dance For A Difference In Annual TigerTHON

They’ll be dancing up a storm at Towson University this weekend. It’s the annual event known as TigerTHON.

02/17/2014

cinderella's closet

‘Cinderella’s Closet’ Helps Teens Find Perfect Prom Dress

It may be February, but before you know it, prom season will be here. In Harford County, a group of ladies is working hard to make sure young women will be able to get just the right dress.

02/10/2014

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Making The Move: Ravens Hold Cheerleading Clinic This Weekend

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a Ravens cheerleader, now’s your chance. The first clinic is Saturday in Owings Mills in preparation for next month’s tryouts.

02/07/2014

Marc Cottman art

Prolific Baltimore Artist Didn’t Hesitate To Pursue His Dream

Fifteen years ago, Marc Cottman left his job as an architectural engineer to pursue his passion and that passion has turned into a successful career as an artist.

02/04/2014

Attman's deli

A Ton Of Corned Beef Will Be Served On Lombard Street For The Lombardi Showdown

One ton of corned beef. That’s how much will be sold on Super Bowl Sunday at Baltimore’s most famous delicatessen.

01/31/2014

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Baltimore’s Deep Freeze Puts Big Chill In Girl Scout Cookie Sales

Our brutal Baltimore winter is affecting many businesses, including the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. The deep freeze has led to a drop in cookie sales.

01/28/2014

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Local Radio Personality Downs Shots On Air To Show Dangers Of Impaired Driving

One of Baltimore’s most popular radio personalities was drinking on the air Friday morning, and it was for a good reason.

01/24/2014

DiPasquale's Italian Marketplace

DiPasquale’s Italian Marketplace Celebrates A Century In Business

It’s a Highlandtown market known for its fine Italian food and friendship, and now it’s celebrating 100 years in business.

01/23/2014

Maysa

Baltimore’s Own Maysa Gets GRAMMY Nod For Best Traditional R&B Performance

She was born and raised here in Baltimore, and she’s been in the music business for more than 20 years. Maysa Leaks has done it all.

01/20/2014

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