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
Whether its jewelry or furniture, if you’re looking for a bargain make sure you head to Timonium on Wednesday. It’s an annual sidewalk sale that benefits the House of Ruth Maryland, which helps victims of intimate partner violence and their children.
She was a flying fortress during World War II. One of the most famous planes in U.S. military history is in Baltimore this weekend.
It’s the ultimate comfort food and a Baltimore company serves them up at four locations. This week they’re reaching out to help members of the Armed Forces. Ron Matz has the cheese connection from Catonsville.
There are some staggering numbers on the amount of money raised by all those folks pouring ice water over their heads here in Baltimore and across the country.
They can walk, run and fly very high. And one of them is on the loose in a Baltimore County neighborhood.
Food, fun and friendship. It’s all happening this weekend in the streets of Little Italy.
Not since 1933 has Baltimore recorded a rainfall that matched Tuesday’s deluge.
If you’re going to be downtown this weekend you’ll be seeing thousands of people in costume. The reason is a huge convention that’s in town.
A tugboat captain captures an amazing photo while on the water in Dundalk.
He’s a part of one of the most successful movie franchises of all time, and he is in Baltimore this weekend.
You’re about to meet some amazing young people–all of them loaded with talent. They’re high school students attending the Lyric Opera Camp.
Lights, cameras, action. Thursday night marks the start of the granddaddy of all the Baltimore summer open air film festivals.