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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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Recent Articles
  • Snow on the way tonight

    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the DMV including Metro DC from 9PM tonight until 9AM tomorrow.  

  • DCW’s Weekend Opening Act 12-22-2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our own Mike Goldberg recently conducted the Central Virginia Wind Symphony in their 13th Annual Holiday Spectacular. The ensemble is comprised of the most talented high school musicians in the region, with many members coming from Stafford County.  The concert included music by American composers Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, along with many holiday favorites. Enjoy their rendition of Sleigh Ride, by Leroy Anderson.

  • Arctic blast arriving tonight in the DMV

    A few light snow showers or flurries are possible on Friday.

  • A few showers possible Thursday night

    Cooler air will follow the front, setting us up for a rather nice weekend...

  • Mainly dry this week with up and down temperatures

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Good news for Thanksgiving travelers! Our weather will be pretty quiet this week, with mainly dry conditions. The only rain chances during the week will likely be Tuesday night, as a cold front swings through the region. There will actually be two cold fronts passing by this week, which will lead to a roller coaster ride in the temperature department. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 50s and low 60s tomorrow, but cool back into the […]

  • Cold front brings a few storms tonight

    Skies will begin to clear tomorrow morning and we'll enjoy some sunshine.

  • More rain chances this week

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The remnants of Nate brought some beneficial rain to parts of the DMV earlier today. The warm, muggy conditions will continue as we track a cold front that approaches the area tomorrow.  This front will get hung up across Virginia through the middle of the week, so don’t expect any significant relief from the high humidity. A disturbance tracking through the Mid-Atlantic will bring more rain chances Wednesday and Thursday.  However, drier air will eventually take control […]

  • A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of the area until 8PM

    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of the area until 8PM. Storms will increase in coverage across central and eastern Virginia this afternoon.

  • A mix of snow, sleet and rain will develop across the DMV

    A mix of snow, sleet and rain will develop across the region this evening.