Mike Goldberg

Meteorologist

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 – Russell

    Posted on: 1:39 pm, September 9, 2013, by

    Russell is an 11-month old Beagle mix available from the Richmond SPCA.
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  • Paws for Pets – Link

    Posted on: 1:37 pm, September 9, 2013, by

    Link is a 5-year old Chihuahua-Terrier mix available from the Hanover Humane Society.
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  • Paws for Pets – Gilbert & Audrey

    Posted on: 11:25 pm, September 7, 2013, by

    Gilbert and Audrey are 3-month old kittens available from the Richmond Animal League.
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  • Paws for Pets – Delores

    Posted on: 11:14 pm, September 7, 2013, by

    Delores is a 5-year old Shepherd/Hound mix available from the Richmond SPCA.
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  • Paws for Pets – Mabel

    Posted on: 11:12 pm, September 7, 2013, by

    Mabel is a 1-year old cat available from the Richmond SPCA.
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  • Paws for Pets – Max

    Posted on: 11:07 pm, September 7, 2013, by

    Max is a 3-year old cat available from the Henrico Humane Society.
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  • Paws for Pets – Netezza

    Posted on: 11:59 pm, August 26, 2013, by

    Netezza is a 4-month old kitten available from Cat's Cradle of Greater Richmond.
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  • Paws for Pets – Arya

    Posted on: 11:57 pm, August 26, 2013, by

    Arya is a 3-month old kitten available from the Richmond Animal League.
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  • Paws for Pets – Arney

    Posted on: 11:54 pm, August 26, 2013, by

    Arney is a 2-year old Pointer mix available from the Richmond SPCA.
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  • Paws for Pets – Jagger

    Posted on: 11:52 pm, August 26, 2013, by

    Jagger is a 2-year old Pomeranian mix available from the Hanover Humane Society.
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  • Paws for Pets – Broderick

    Posted on: 6:14 pm, August 19, 2013, by

    Broderick is a 4-year old Jack Russell Terrier mix, available from the Richmond Animal League.
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  • Paws for Pets – Norbert

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, August 19, 2013, by

    Norbert is a 3-month old black and white kitten available from the Richmond SPCA.
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