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
A major milestone is being marked in Baltimore, and it centers on the area’s cats and dogs.
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.
It’s the most popular holiday plant in Baltimore and across the country. Now you can see hundreds of them in Druid Hill Park.
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.
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.
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.
A unique program designed for local veterans and others in south Baltimore that need help.
If you’re shopping for a holiday gift, look no further than the Miracle Tie. They’re on sale as of Wednesday.
St. Leo’s Church is the heartbeat of Little Italy. It’s home to Sunday’s Ravioli and spaghetti dinner.
Parties, costumes, decorations, candy and more. They’re all part of Baltimore’s Halloween celebration.
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.
The search is on for three masked men accused of robbing and beating an elderly couple in Anne Arundel County.