Mike Goldberg is the meteorologist for the Saturday and Sunday DCW 50 News at 10. He has extensive experience working as a forecaster across the state of Virginia, having worked at WTVR-CBS 6 in Richmond, WAVY-TV 10/Fox 43 in Hampton Roads and WSET-ABC 13 in Lynchburg.
Over the course of his career, Mike has served as Chief Meteorologist for television stations in Richmond, VA, Rochester, NY and Binghamton, NY, and has made several appearances as a Guest Meteorologist on The Weather Channel. He 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 a holder of the NWA’s Television Seal of Approval. He serves on the NWA Council, as well as the organization’s Broadcast Meteorology Committee.
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 very 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 recorded for CBS Masterworks and performed with the Richmond Symphony, Williamsburg Choral Guild Orchestra, Commonwealth Winds and the Binghamton Philharmonic. Also an accomplished conductor, he is the Music Director of the Central Virginia Wind Symphony. Mike was appointed Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet and Instrumental Conducting at Randolph-Macon College in 2011, and maintains a private clarinet studio while serving on the band faculty at Colonial Forge (Stafford County) High School. Combining his dual passions for music and broadcasting, he serves as a Classical Music Host for WCVE in central Virginia.
An avid animal lover, Mike has received a Guardian Angel Award from Save Our Shelters for outstanding contribution to animal welfare in Virginia.
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