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
It’s a scene being played out all across the city and the state–neighbors helping each other dig out.
There’s a new play at Everyman Theater in Baltimore and its taking on a special meaning for the theater, especially a member of the crew.
He was a Baltimore native and went on to star in movies and TV. Now there’s a proposal to build a monument honoring the late actor Divine.
County officials said in a statement that Restaurant Week begins Friday and that 58 restaurants are participating in the meal deals. Participating restaurants are offering special meals at discounted fixed prices. The brunch, lunch and dinner specials include from one to three courses and cost from $15 to $35.
Miss Shirley’s Cafe, known for their southern style brunch, will be featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Friday.
The Paul Simon exhibit is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Baltimore is the first stop on a nationwide tour.
If you have an overdue book at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, you have a chance to pay your penalty with food. It’s a unique program that helps the hungry.
He’s one of Baltimore’s and the East Coast’s best known chefs, and now he’s getting international recognition.
In a couple hours we’ll say bye to 2015 and hello to 2016.
The temperatures may not show it but winter is here and a downtown hotel is working to help those in need stay warm at this time of year.
On this Christmas Day, members of Baltimore’s Jewish community have been busy reaching out to help those in need.
It’s the most popular plant or flowers of the holiday season and you have a chance to see them in all their glory right here in Baltimore.