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Ron Matz

Ron Matz 175x131Ron Matz is an Emmy award-winning reporter who joined the WJZ team in 1993.

During that time, Ron has covered some of the biggest stories in Baltimore. including Pope John Paul II’s visit 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 19 years, he’s hosted the popular “Manic Monday” segment at Jimmy’s in Fells Point, part of WJZ’s morning show.

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.

From Chauffeur To Friend: American Cancer Society’s Driver Program Helps Sufferers In More Ways Than One

For many cancer patients, getting to and from treatment is one of their toughest challenges.

03/24/2017

Baltimore Prepares For Late-Winter Storm At Grocery Stores

A lot of folks in Baltimore are getting ready, hitting the supermarket as the region gets ready for a late hit from Mother Nature.

03/13/2017

Baltimore Keeps Its Sights On Spring

If your garden is blooming early, it’s no surprise. Baltimore’s unseasonably warm weather is the reason. Ron Matz has more on the area’s Wacky Winter Weather.

03/03/2017

Thurgood Marshall: Legal Giant & Baltimore Giant

Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore and became the first African American justice on the United States Supreme Court.

02/24/2017

Stevenson University Fashion Design Students Visit NY Fashion Week

Imagine what it would be like if you were a student in Baltimore and your designs were seen on the New York Fashion Week runway.

02/16/2017

2017 Motor Trend Auto Show Rolls Into The Baltimore Convention Center

If you’re looking for a new ride you just might find one in Charm City this weekend.

02/10/2017

Artist Highlights Love Of Baltimore, Black History Month

He’s one of Baltimore’s best known artists, who gave up his regular job to pursue his passion.

02/07/2017

Maryland Zoo Animals Disagree With Groundhog, Predict Short Winter

Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow today, predicting six more weeks of winter. Some animals at the Maryland Zoo made their own prognostications.

02/02/2017

Baltimore County Restaurant ‘Week’ To Last Through Feb. 4

Baltimore County Restaurant “Week” is here, but it actually lasts 16 days.

01/27/2017

Baltimore Bus System Gets New Look And New Name

More than 250,000 people take the bus in Baltimore every day. Now their “ride” is getting a new look and a better connection.

01/19/2017

Baltimore’s Restaurant Week Begins Friday

If you’re a “foodie,” the next 10 days (Jan. 13-22) should be something to savor here in Baltimore.

01/12/2017

A Baltimore Holiday Tradition: The Wise Ave. Fire Co. Train Garden

It’s a must see during the holidays in Baltimore, and it’s still happening in Dundalk.

12/30/2016

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