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
The search is on for three masked men accused of robbing and beating an elderly couple in Anne Arundel County.
He’s one of Baltimore’s best known plastic surgeons who is also known for his amazing art. Wednesday night his work will be front and center at a major fundraiser.
Designer shoes, handbags and jewelry are all part of a huge sale in Owings Mills this weekend. The annual benefit for the House of Ruth is already drawing big crowds.
She’s Baltimore’s Statue of Liberty and thanks to historians and preservationists she’s about to get a new home.
Two hundred million boxes of Girl Scout cookies are sold every year. Soon you will probably have some in your house.
It started right here in Baltimore, and it’s become a nationwide event. On Sunday, hundreds will gather in Towson for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge.
Several Ravens players were out using hammers and drills Tuesday. They were helping to build some homes in a neighborhood not far from where they play.
It’s food, fun and football, and it’s a chance to help others. It happens in downtown Baltimore Friday night.
It’s a unique opportunity to do something in Baltimore you’ve probably never done before, and at the same time you can help others.
If you’re a bargain hunter you might want to head to a popular Timonium consignment shop Wednesday. For the 23rd year, there’s a sidewalk sale that draws a big crowd.
It’s something new that sweet lovers are craving. It started at a pastry shop in New York, and now they’re in Baltimore. The cronut craze hits Baltimore.
There’s something new in Little Italy, and it’s the talk of the neighborhood. It’s a tribute to a summertime event there.