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Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg
Lee Goldberg anchors our Eyewitness News Accu-Weather coverage, at 5 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Eyewitness News. He joined the WABC-TV weather team in July, 1996.

His passion for weather began at the tender age of twelve after he built his first weather instruments out of shoe boxes and milk cartons. By the age of fourteen, he was giving his first weather broadcast to his hometown of Canton, Massachusetts(lifelong Red Sox fan) on Canton Cablevision. To this day Lee loves visiting schools across the Tri-state area telling students about his early start in weather and teaching weather lessons. Schools can request appearances through our website.

Lee studied Meteorology at Cornell University, receiving a BS in 1994. While in college he interned at WCVB-TV and WHDH-TV in Boston, as well as the National Weather Service office in Concord, New Hampshire.

Goldberg began his career in 1993 working for a private weather service forecasting for utilities and ski areas, as well as US and Canadian radio stations. At the same time, WSTM-TV in Syracuse, New York hired Lee for on air fill-in work. Timing is everything. The Blizzard of 1993 hit Central New York and Lee contributed to award winning coverage of that historic snowstorm. After graduating college Lee was hired full time at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York. He worked there for two years including the winter of 1995-1996 that buried Syracuse in 170" of snow.

In his tenth year at Channel 7 Lee continues to work on the weekend newscasts, storm coverage, and weather specials. He has also appeared on Good Morning America. This past fall Lee began a series of reports called "Be a Part of Your Park". These stories showcase Central Park and the central Park Conservancy which maintains the park.

Lee is also very involved in the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. He hosts their annual walkathon in Riverside Park each spring. He was recently acknowledged for his decade of dedication to the foundation

He lives in Westchester with his wife Jessica, daughter Emily and son Ethan. During his spare time he enjoys playing golf and tennis.