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 was a sellout last year, and now it’s moving to a bigger location. The hills in Druid Hill Park will be alive with the sound of music Saturday.
It’s one of Baltimore’s most popular springtime traditions where you can enjoy homemade wine, live music and great food and also help the community.
There’s a new and unusual exhibit opening Wednesday at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum. It features artwork by local students who are refugees.
The prevalence of autism is growing in the United States. It now affects one of every 68 children.
The citizens of Baltimore stood their ground against the British during the War of 1812. While Fort McHenry and Francis Scott Key get the most attention, another part of the city was just as important.
The hottest new audio technology may surprise you. Vinyl is making a major comeback, and Saturday there’s a celebration in Baltimore and across the country.
Baltimore is remembering one of its best known characters. John Ostrowski spent all of his life at the family business in Fells Point.
This is an important night for Baltimore’s Jewish community and Jews around the world. It’s the beginning of the weeklong celebration of Passover.
She’s just 11 years old, but when one of her best friends died of cancer she decided to honor his memory by helping others. And on Sunday, Emily Nelson will make a trip to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
All over Baltimore it’s prom season. For one businesswoman in Catonsville, it means reaching out to others.
If you enjoy a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City you may not be able to light up there soon. The City Council is considering a ban.
Something special is happening for lent in Dundalk. It’s an annual event which helps raise money for charity.