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
Lead actress, dancer, storyteller and teacher. That’s just part of the resume of Baltimore’s own Maria Broom. The former WJZ personality is well known for her work in television and movies.
When your pet dies, it’s like losing a member of the family. That’s the feeling at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
The library at one of Baltimore’s most prestigious high schools has fallen on hard times. So, the school has begun a major fund raising effort to raise two million dollars to build a new one.
“The Raven,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Those are just a few of the many works by Edgar Allan Poe.
More than 50 years of delicious pancakes, omelets and much more, Pete’s Grille in Waverly is a Baltimore institution.
When does a week actually last sixteen days? Well it’s time for Baltimore County Restaurant Week. Ron Matz has more on the meals and the deals you can enjoy starting on Friday.
If you’ve pumped some gas today, you may have noticed a slight price increase. Ron Matz reports on how it’s all because of a change in a state law that ups the gas tax by three cents.
It’s a big day at the Maryland Science Center. It’s “Midnight Noon.” Ron Matz has more on Wednesday’s early start to the new year.
Midair collision. Two planes clip wings while landing at an airport in Carroll County.
They’re native to Mexico, but it’s the plant everyone loves during the holidays and here in Baltimore, their vibrant colors are on display at the Rawlings Conservatory.
It just might be the biggest music comeback of 2014. The sale of vinyl is off the charts and Ron Matz reports that’s music to the ears of one record store in Catonsville.
It was once a corner store but now it’s something much different in one Baltimore neighborhood.