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

  • UPDATES: Tracking weekend winter weather

    Posted on: 7:51 am, February 7, 2014, by , , , and , updated on: 08:38am, February 8, 2014

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  • It will rain tonight, here are the pics to prove it

    Posted on: 7:50 am, February 4, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 07:07pm, February 4, 2014

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  • Another round of precipitation Monday

    Posted on: 6:44 pm, February 1, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:37pm, February 2, 2014

    Heavy rainfall will be likely. The threat of wintry weather will be minimal
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  • Enjoy today, another blast of winter on the way

    Posted on: 8:54 am, January 31, 2014, by , , , and , updated on: 01:13pm, January 31, 2014

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  • LIVE UPDATES: Winter snow storm blankets RVA

    Posted on: 11:39 pm, January 27, 2014, by , , , and , updated on: 08:00am, January 29, 2014

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  • LIVE UPDATES: Winter weather in RVA

    Posted on: 6:36 am, January 20, 2014, by , , , , and , updated on: 02:28pm, January 21, 2014

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  • WINTER STORM WATCH: Tuesday snow likely

    Posted on: 7:44 pm, January 19, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 07:48pm, January 20, 2014

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  • EXTREME COLD: Take care of your pets, it’s the law

    Posted on: 8:02 am, January 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 03:44pm, January 6, 2014

    Failure to provide your pet with adequate shelter could land you in jail.
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  • Sunday morning winter storm update

    Posted on: 1:32 pm, December 6, 2013, by , , , and , updated on: 06:34am, December 8, 2013

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  • Paws for Pets – Cat’s Cradle of Greater Richmond

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:16pm, March 25, 2014

    Cat's Cradle of Greater Richmond is a kitten and cat adoption and rescue, non-profit 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization committed to rescuing and adopting cats and kittens, regardless of pedigree, age, physical condition or aesthetic appeal.
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  • Paws for Pets – Hanover Humane Society

    Posted on: 6:08 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:18pm, March 25, 2014

    The Hanover Humane Society was organized in July 1986 and strives to educate the public on many topics including spay/neuter and proper treatment of animals.
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  • Paws for Pets – Henrico Humane Society

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:17pm, March 25, 2014

    The Henrico Humane Society is a non-profit rescue organization that has helped over 2,000 homeless pets since its founding in 1991.
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