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 weekends bring a lot of people to the bars and restaurants in Fells Point, and you never know who might show up.
If you like steamed crabs, Annapolis will be the place to be tomorrow.
Major changes are expected for a swathe of land on the Inner Harbor that is one of Baltimore’s best known locations.
It’s an unusual place to find a bird friendly habitat, but it’s happening in the city with the help of a major corporation in Baltimore.
There was no place better to celebrate National Summer Learning Day than right here in Baltimore.
It’s summer in the city and for a group of Baltimore high school students it means getting an education about farming and making a few bucks for their hard work.
A Howard County bakery is celebrating today, after winning a major competition on the Cooking Channel.
t’s the grand-daddy of Baltimore’s summer outdoor film festivals, and it starts tonight.
You’ve seen it happen time and time again here in Baltimore and around the country: a crisis that plays out in the public eye.
For most students, summer is a time to enjoy and be with friends away from school.
He was critically wounded seven years ago fighting in Afghanistan, but on Sunday, he’ll be honored in Annapolis.
The sweet sounds of summer from Baltimore’s own Gregory Thompkins will be heard tonight outside Baltimore’s Rawlings Conservatory.