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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.

More Stories by Ron Matz

spay, neuter

Maryland SPCA Takes A Bite Out Of Pet Overpopulation With Spay & Neuter Clinic

A major milestone is being marked in Baltimore, and it centers on the area’s cats and dogs.

01/02/2014

presents for pets

Presents For Pets: Maryland SPCA Calls On The Community To Donate Treats

If you love animals, there’s a way to help them as we near the end of the year. It’s called Presents for Pets.

12/27/2013

poinsettias

Breathtaking Poinsettias On Display At Rawlings Conservatory

It’s the most popular holiday plant in Baltimore and across the country. Now you can see hundreds of them in Druid Hill Park.

12/26/2013

veteran santa

Santa’s Elves Deliver Early Christmas Gifts To Hundreds Of Baltimore Veterans

It was an early Christmas for a very special group of men and women in Baltimore. Santa’s elves made a stop with gifts for veterans from our area.

12/24/2013

mayor's christmas parade

41st Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade Floats Into Hampden On Sunday

The bands, floats and the people are ready for an annual parade that will bring thousands of spectators to the streets and sidewalks of this popular Baltimore neighborhood.

12/06/2013

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Silberstein Insurance Group Wins Mammoth Manic Monday Meltdown 2013

If you were at Jimmy’s in Fells Point on Monday morning, you had a lot of company. Hundreds of people turned out at the square on Broadway for WJZ’s 16th annual Mammoth Manic Monday Meltdown.

11/25/2013

ron art

Art Therapy Helps Transform Lives Of Local Veterans In Charm City

A unique program designed for local veterans and others in south Baltimore that need help.

11/07/2013

miracle ties

Miracle Ties Designed By Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Patients Now On Sale

If you’re shopping for a holiday gift, look no further than the Miracle Tie. They’re on sale as of Wednesday.

11/06/2013

spaghetti dinner

Md. Church Serves Up Yummy Food & Tradition At Annual Ravioli & Spaghetti Dinner

St. Leo’s Church is the heartbeat of Little Italy. It’s home to Sunday’s Ravioli and spaghetti dinner.

11/01/2013

Halloween costume

From Spunky To Scary, Baltimore Shows Its Halloween Spirit

Parties, costumes, decorations, candy and more. They’re all part of Baltimore’s Halloween celebration.

10/30/2013

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Bargains Galore! Hopkins’ Best Dressed Sale Is On

If you love clothes and great bargains, the Evergreen Museum on North Charles Street is the place to be this weekend. It’s time to shop at the annual Best Dressed Sale for the benefit of Johns Hopkins Hospital.

10/25/2013

Elderly Couple

Anne Arundel County Police Search For Suspects In Home Invasion Of Elderly Couple

The search is on for three masked men accused of robbing and beating an elderly couple in Anne Arundel County.

10/19/2013

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