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

  • Paws for Pets – AARF

    Posted on: 5:54 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:18pm, March 25, 2014

    Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping dogs and puppies in Virginia find safe and loving homes.
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  • Paws for Pets – Richmond Animal League

    Posted on: 5:52 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:20pm, March 25, 2014

    The mission of Richmond Animal League is to provide stray and abandoned dogs and cats with temporary shelter and complete care until permanent loving homes can be found.
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  • Paws for Pets – Richmond SPCA

    Posted on: 5:47 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:20pm, March 25, 2014

    The Richmond SPCA is the largest and oldest humane society in Central Virginia.
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  • Tracking a cold blast that arrives Tuesday

    Posted on: 12:12 am, November 10, 2013, by , updated on: 12:20am, November 10, 2013

    We’re busy tracking an Arctic cold front that should arrive in central Virginia on Tuesday.  This will produce gusty breezes,...
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  • Growing season comes to an end in central Virginia

    Posted on: 6:56 pm, October 26, 2013, by , updated on: 06:58pm, October 26, 2013

    Richmond, Va. (WTVR) – The growing season has officially ended across most of central Virginia, including Metro Richmond.  Temperatures this...
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  • Karen continues to weaken

    Posted on: 7:45 pm, October 5, 2013, by and , updated on: 08:12am, October 6, 2013

    SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Karen is just barely a tropical depression, located roughly 100 miles from the Gulf coast.  Karen will...
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  • Adoptable pets looking for their new home!

    Posted on: 3:26 pm, September 24, 2013, by , updated on: 06:17pm, April 14, 2014

    Adoptable pets are featured during Paws for Pets each weekend on CBS 6 News Saturday Morning and CBS 6 News Sunday Morning.
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  • Paws for Pets – Pippa

    Posted on: 3:42 pm, September 17, 2013, by

    Pippa is a 6-year old cat available from the Richmond SPCA.
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  • Paws for Pets – Stevie Wonder

    Posted on: 3:38 pm, September 17, 2013, by , updated on: 03:40pm, September 17, 2013

    Stevie Wonder is a 2-year old Border Collie/Pit Bull mix available from AARF.
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  • Paws for Pets – Sunset Lane

    Posted on: 3:34 pm, September 17, 2013, by , updated on: 03:39pm, September 17, 2013

    Sunset Lane is a 6-month old kitten available from Richmond Animal Care & Control.
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  • Paws for Pets – Meow Meow

    Posted on: 1:45 pm, September 9, 2013, by

    Meow Meow is an 8-year old Chocolate Point Siamese available from Cat's Cradle of Greater Richmond.
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  • Paws for Pets – Mrs. Doubtfire

    Posted on: 1:42 pm, September 9, 2013, by

    Mrs. Doubtfire is an 8-year old Dachshund mix available from the Richmond Animal League.
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