Mike Goldberg


Mike Goldberg returns to CBS 6 News, where you’ll see him on various newscasts.

Mike is a member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, recognized by the AMS as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and holds the NWA's Television Seal of Approval. He also serves on the Broadcast Meteorology Subcommittee on Standards and Ethics for the NWA.

Mike has extensive experience working as a forecaster across the state of Virginia, having worked not only in Richmond, but also at WAVY-TV 10/Fox 43 in Hampton Roads and WSET-ABC 13 in Lynchburg.

He has served as Chief Meteorologist for television stations in Richmond, VA, Rochester, NY and Binghamton, NY, and has appeared as a Guest Meteorologist on The Weather Channel for the show "Abrams & Bettes: Beyond the Forecast."

An Emmy-nominated meteorologist, Mike holds a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, and has completed additional studies in meteorology and climatology at Rutgers University and Portland State University.

Mike is always out in the community, promoting science education in the schools and presenting talks to various groups of all ages. He has served as a judge for the Virginia Science and Engineering Fair and the Metro Richmond Science Fair, and has been the Master of Ceremonies for various events held by the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arthritis Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Commonwealth Catholic Charities, Richmond Vegetarian Society, Richmond SPCA, Richmond Animal League and Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts.

Aside from weather, Mike holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the world-renowned Eastman School of Music in Rochester, and remains active as a professional musician and teacher. Highlights of his musical career include performing with the original Broadway production of "Into the Woods" and touring the major concert halls of the Northeastern U.S. and Canada with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the Eastman Wind Ensemble. He has also recorded for CBS Masterworks. Here in Richmond, Mike is the founder and Artistic Director for Crescendo, a professional chamber music ensemble, and has performed with the Richmond Symphony, Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra, University of Richmond Orchestra, Commonwealth Winds, Richmond Symphonic Winds, and the Richmond Chamber Players. Also an accomplished conductor, he is the Music Director of the Central Virginia Wind Symphony, a group of the most talented high school musicians in the region. Recently appointed Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet and Instrumental Conducting at Randolph-Macon College, Mike maintains a private clarinet studio and serves on the band faculty at Lee-Davis, Cosby and Colonial Forge (Stafford County) High Schools. In addition to these endeavors, he is on the faculty for Da Capo Virginia.

An avid animal lover, Mike is dedicated to helping local animal adoption and welfare groups. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Henrico Humane Society and has received a Guardian Angel Award from Save Our Shelters for outstanding contribution to animal welfare in Virginia.

Recent Articles

  • Sun today, scattered showers, isolated thunderstorms on the way

    Posted on: 7:00 am, April 21, 2014, by and

    A cold front will approach the area late Tuesday.
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    Tues showers
  • The sun will come out… tomorrow

    Posted on: 6:34 pm, April 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 05:06pm, April 7, 2014

    Our high temperature won't occur until this evening, as temperatures will continue to slowly rise through the afternoon.
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  • It’s a go outside and play kind of weekend

    Posted on: 7:59 am, April 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:07am, April 5, 2014

    Our weekend will begin on a sunny note, with somewhat "cooler" air moving into the region.
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  • Paws for Pets – Petersburg Animal Care & Control

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 06:15pm, March 25, 2014

    Petersburg Animal Care & Control is a public shelter serving the City of Petersburg and the Tri-Cities.
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  • Protect your pets from the hazards of winter

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 06:14pm, March 25, 2014

    Mike Goldberg talks with several local experts who offer tips on how to take care of your pets during winter weather.
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  • Wintry mix, snow for Monday

    Posted on: 9:38 pm, March 15, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:12am, March 17, 2014

    Advisories and warnings cover most of the viewing area Sunday night through Monday.
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  • Winter weather update at 9:45 a.m.

    Posted on: 9:59 am, March 3, 2014, by , and

    Here is a winter storm update from Mike Goldberg and Lorenzo Hall.
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  • When will the snow start? Here’s an hour-by-hour breakdown

    Posted on: 8:14 am, March 2, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 07:31am, March 3, 2014

    Wondering about the timing of the storm? Check out these forecast graphics from the CBS 6 Storm Team.
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  • WEATHER BLOG: Storm will start as rain, transition to sleet in a.m.

    Posted on: 7:13 pm, March 1, 2014, by , and , updated on: 11:33pm, March 2, 2014

    A major winter storm will disrupt travel across the area Monday
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  • Morning snow could make for messy Wednesday commute

    Posted on: 7:36 am, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:48pm, February 25, 2014

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  • 4-8 inches of snow possible in Richmond

    Posted on: 12:46 pm, February 11, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 06:55pm, February 11, 2014

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    CLICK HERE: 4" - 8" of snow possible in RVA.
  • UPDATE: The ‘most likely’ snow scenario is….

    Posted on: 1:01 pm, February 10, 2014, by and

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    Most Likely Snow