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

Retiring Broadcast Legend Charles Osgood Grew Up In Baltimore

A retiring broadcast legend and spent part of his early years growing up right here in Baltimore.


Md. Wrestling Gold Medalist Is Living Her Dream

At the just-completed Rio Olympics, Maryland athletes took home 18 gold medals. One of those belongs to Helen Maroulis.


Ravens Help Tackle City’s Trash Problem

They might be huge fans of the color purple, but members of the Ravens organization are hitting the streets to help Baltimore go green.


O’s Team Up With 4-Legged Friends In 2017 Pet Calendar

The Orioles and their furry friends are teaming up with BARCS to help raise funds for homeless animals.


Harry Kalinsky Remembered After Passing Earlier This Week

Baltimore remembers Harry Kalinsky, one of the city’s best known characters, after passing away earlier this week.


Otakon Comes To Baltimore One Last Time This Weekend

If you see a lot of people in downtown Baltimore walking around in costume this weekend, there’s a good reason.

CBS Baltimore–08/12/2016

Penn Station Seeking Developers for Renovations

Improvements are coming to Penn Station as Amtrak is accepting bids from developers to renovate the 100-year-old building.

CBS Baltimore–08/11/2016

Don’t Miss Out – It’s Baltimore County Restaurant Week

When does a week actually last 16 days? That would be during Baltimore County’s Restaurant “Week.”


National Aquarium Celebrates Their 35th Anniversary

It’s one of the most popular tourist attractions in Baltimore and in Maryland and today it’s marking 35 years in Charm City.


Actor Jim Belushi Jams With Bands In Fells Point

The weekends bring a lot of people to the bars and restaurants in Fells Point, and you never know who might show up.


World’s Biggest Crab Feast Set To Feed 2,500 People Friday

If you like steamed crabs, Annapolis will be the place to be tomorrow.


Major Makeover Coming To McKeldin Square

Major changes are expected for a swathe of land on the Inner Harbor that is one of Baltimore’s best known locations.

CBS Baltimore–08/02/2016



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