Alex DeMetrick

Alex DeMetrick 175x131Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ Eyewitness News since September 1984.

Alex began his journalism career in California.

Alex has received many awards from United Press International and The Associated Press.  He also received a Lincoln University Award for his political reporting.

A native of Michigan, Alex moved to California at the age of seven.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University and pursued graduate studies at San Jose State University.

Alex enjoys sailing, hiking, writing, movies and jazz.

Deadly Duck Boat Crash Brings Back Memory Of Boat Crash In Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

High winds and waves swamped a duck boat in a Branson, Missouri lake Thursday.

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Work Being Done In Md. To Get Aircraft Of The Future Off The Ground

A small group of engineers have been working away in a hanger at a rural airport in Calvert County in order to get a new aircraft off the ground.


Parkland And Great Mills Teens Cope With Loss Together

Last March, a student at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County opened fire on classmates.


Federal Trial Began Monday In Killing Of Fort Meade Soldier

Stationed at Fort Meade, 24-year-old Karlyn Ramirez was shot to death in August 2015, at her off-base townhouse in Severn.


Mosquito Populations Increase Due to Wetter Spring

A wetter than normal spring produced a lot of mosquito larvae, which are now taking wing to feed on us.


More Dolphins Are Being Spotted Around Bay Bridge Area

Most dolphins stay offshore from Maryland, but not all. The fishing boat “Amazing Grace” spotted a pod of dolphins north of the Bay Bridge in late June.


Campers Invited To Goddard Space Center To Talk With Orbiting Astronaut

These video link-ups with astronauts are normally done in schools, but since it’s vacation, Goddard invited in local summer camps.


Researchers Looking For Invasive Chinese Mitten Crab In Chesapeake

The invasive Chinese mitten crab hasn’t been seen in the Chesapeake Bay since 2012.


Maryland Crab Safe To Eat, But Officials Say Check Labels

Maryland’s Health Department is warning people not to eat fresh crab imported from Venezuela.


Health Department Issues Warning For Crab Meat From Venezuela

Maryland’s Health Department is warning people not to eat fresh crab imported from Venezuela.


Chesapeake Bay Health Improving With Help From Community-Funded Projects

Cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay is a big job.


Annapolis Community Comes Together To Mourn Capital Gazette Victims

While the focus of the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette is on the suspect and the investigation, there is also a community that is grieving.