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.

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First Annual ‘Django Jazz Festival’ Hitting Right Notes In Baltimore

Django Reinhardt was one of the world’s greatest guitarists. His music is making a comeback. You’ll have a chance to hear it and much more this weekend in Baltimore.


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Stroke Survivors Improve Health Through Weekly Yoga Class

Recovering from a stroke can be difficult and can present many challenges, but in Anne Arundel County a special class is helping stroke survivors with yoga.



Annual Lenten Food Sale Back, Benefits St. Casimir

Lenten foods are on the menu for many people and some of the best dinners are being served up at a school in Canton.



BGE Team Up With Students For Black History Month Project

-BGE is celebrating its 200th anniversary with Art With a Heart, a non profit organization which brings art into the community.


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3rd Generation Baltimore Business Celebrates 100th Anniversary

It’s a third-generation Baltimore business and now it’s celebrating its 100th anniversary.



Maryland Zoo Prepares Animals For The Big Chill

On the frozen tundra of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where the eagle has landed, even the warm weather penguins from South Africa are feeling the big chill.



Baltimore Artist Highlights The Importance Of Black History Month

He was an architectural engineer who decided to leave his job 16 years ago to pursue his first love. Now he’s a successful artist with a gallery in south Baltimore.



Baltimore Symphony Orchestra About To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Thirty-five appearances at Carnegie Hall, eight international tours, 56 commercial recordings and three Grammy awards. That’s just some of the amazing accomplishments of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.


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Baltimore Restaurant Week Extended, Thanks To Blizzard

If you’re looking for a good meal at a bargain price in Baltimore, you can still get one. The annual Restaurant Week has been extended.


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VIRAL VIDEO: Howard County Principal Has Snow Day Fun

A Howard County Public Schools principal had some fun too while schools were closed following the blizzard of 2016.


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Fundraiser Being Held To Preserve Fells Point Landmark

Preservation efforts are underway in Fells Point for one of the city’s oldest urban residence, dating back to the 1700’s.



Partial Roof Collapse Reported At Parkville Middle School

Crews are on the scene of a partial roof collapse at Parkville Middle School.




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