Meteorologist Mike Goldberg joined the team of WXperts in 2010 and can be seen filling in as needed on ABC 13.
He currently serves on the Broadcast Meteorology Committee and the Subcommittee on Standards and Ethics for the National Weather Association. Mike 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." He holds the designation of Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) from the American Meteorological Society, as well as the NWA Television Seal of Approval. He has received an Emmy nomination for Best Weathercasting in the Capital/Chesapeake Bay Region and writes about the weather in central Virginia for examiner.com. Holding a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, he 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 has been the Master of Ceremonies for various events held by the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arthritis Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Commonwealth Catholic Charities and other community organizations.
Aside from weather, Mike holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the world-renowned Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY 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.
An avid animal lover, Mike is dedicated to helping local animal adoption and welfare groups, and has received a Guardian Angel Award from Save Our Shelters for outstanding contribution to animal welfare in Virginia.