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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

Memorial Day 5K

Runners Commemorate America’s Warriors With Memorial Day 5K

On this Memorial Day, hundreds of Baltimoreans laced up their running shoes to help some of our heroes. It happened early Monday morning in Canton.

05/26/2014

Francis Tiafoe

College Park Tennis Prodigy Is On The Court To Greatness

He’s a budding tennis star and he’s from Maryland. He is the son of immigrants from the West African nation of Sierra Leone.

05/23/2014

ride across maryland

14th Annual Ride Across Maryland Breast Cancer Cause Heads Back To Ocean City

It’s one of the biggest summer fundraisers in Maryland, and in 13 years it’s raised $2.5 million for the fight against breast cancer.

05/20/2014

art outside

‘Art Outside’ Returns To Druid Hill Park On Sunday

If you grew up in Baltimore, you probably remember the art shows in Druid Hill Park. Well, now they’re back.

05/16/2014

for whom it stands

‘For Whom It Stands’ Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates The Flag

USA Today calls it a must see exhibit, and it’s ready to open right here at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

05/15/2014

Muir's Tavern

Feel The Spirits! Muir’s Tavern Celebrates 70 Years Of Business In Federal Hill

It’s one of the oldest family run businesses in Baltimore, and it’s celebrating a big anniversary.

05/12/2014

Maryland Film Festival

Indie Movie Lovers Are Tuned Into The 16th Annual Maryland Film Festival

If you love movies this is a great weekend to be in Baltimore. About 20,000 people are expected to take in movies made in Ocean City and around the world.

05/09/2014

best dressed sale spring

Bargains Await At Johns Hopkins’ Spring/Summer Best Dressed Sale

If you’re looking for bargains on spring and summer clothes, have we got a sale for you. It happens Wednesday right here in Baltimore.

05/06/2014

maryland half marathon

Annual Maryland Half Marathon Returns With Something New

It’s one of the biggest events of the year for Baltimore area runners, and it happens on Saturday morning. It’s the annual Maryland Half Marathon.

05/05/2014

American Visionary Art Museum's Kinetic Sculpture Race

Works Of Art Travel On Land, Through Mud & Over Water In Annual AVAM Race

It’s wild and wacky and it happens Saturday on the streets of Baltimore. Human powered vehicles are the stars of the American Visionary Art Museum’s Kinetic Sculpture Race.

05/02/2014

hospital prom

Md. Teen Ditches Prom At Baltimore’s Aquarium, Joins Date At The Hospital

Last Saturday night was prom night in Baltimore for some students from Montgomery County. For one couple it was a night they’ll never forget.

05/01/2014

patterson park, cannon

Classic Cannons In Patterson Park To Get A Spectacular Makeover

Some iconic pieces of Baltimore history are about to get a makeover. A few of them are more than 300 years old.

04/28/2014

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