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Kaj Goldberg is a native of Los Angeles. He grew up in Tarzana, California, as a child and remained in the San Fernando Valley, graduating from Taft High School. He and his family have recently moved to Pasadena.

After living abroad in Europe for almost five years, Kaj decided to return home to California to pursue a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of San Francisco, where he combined his studies with his love of surfing, skiing and mountain biking.

Upon graduation, Kaj headed back home to Los Angeles, where he began working in the film and television industry. He rose quickly through the ranks of Fox TV, Paramount Television and MTV as a studio executive. But his love of news made him give up his studio career, and the journalism bug bit hard.

He was hired by CBS News in Palm Springs in 2002, and after just a year and a half, Kaj moved to the ABC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona, as weather anchor/reporter. He then worked for CBS2 in Los Angeles before joining the KTLA weather team in 2015.

On his off days, Kaj enjoys practicing yoga with his wife or spending as much time as possible with his three children.

Recent Articles
  • Former president George H.W. Bush, former president George W. Bush, former first lady Laura Bush and family leave St. Martin's Episcopal Church following the funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush on April 21, 2018, in Houston, Texas. (Credit: Brett Coomer / Getty Images)

    Former President George H.W. Bush Admitted to Intensive Care Day After Wife’s Funeral

    Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, CNN has learned. Bush, 93, was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital Sunday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, family spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement Monday. “He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant,” said McGrath. According to a source close to the […]

  • Vietnam Vet Granted Final Wish of Visiting Travel Town in Griffith Park

    A Vietnam veteran with terminal heart disease was granted his final wish of getting a private behind-the-scenes tour of the Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park on Wednesday. Kaj Goldberg reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Feb. 28, 2018.

  • Memorials are seen on a fence surrounding Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 21, 2018. (Credit: RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Armed Campus Deputy ‘Never Went in’ During Parkland School Shooting That Left 17 Dead, Sheriff Says

    The armed school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last week, officials said. Scot Peterson never went in after taking a position on the west side of the building, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a Thursday afternoon news conference. Peterson resigned after he was suspended without pay by Israel pending an internal investigation into his actions during the shooting that left 17 people dead, Israel […]

  • President Donald Trump takes part in a listening session on gun violence with teachers and students in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 21, 2018. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Meets With People Affected by School Shootings Amid Calls for Gun Control

    President Donald Trump heard a series of heartfelt stories and pleas for change during a meeting Wednesday with people affected by some of the nation’s highest-profile deadly school shootings, including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Andrew Pollack, a father of one of the 17 victims who died in last week’s Florida shooting, said he was speaking Wednesday because his […]

  • Trump Suggests Arming Teachers as Solution to Increase School Safety

    President Donald Trump, after listening to a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety at the White House Wednesday, floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff, an idea that was met with support from many of the attendees. “If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly,” he said, stating that schools could arm up to 20% of their teachers to stop “maniacs” who may try […]

  • People attend a memorial service for victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 15, 2018 in Coral Springs, Florida. (Credit: Gaston De Cardenas / AFP / Getty Images)

    Amid Continued Mass Shootings, Gun Control Going Nowhere in Congress

    Almost immediately after a gunman in Las Vegas mowed down dozens of people and injured hundreds of concert-goers last fall, there was unprecedented openness among many Republicans in Congress for some kind of gun control legislation. Yet more than four months after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history, Congress has yet to send any firearm-related bill aimed to curb gun violence to the President’s desk. On Wednesday, 17 people were killed at a Florida high school, invoking the same […]

  • Parents wait for news after a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14, 2018. (Credit: Parents wait for news after a reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Credit: AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

    Student Saw Her Teacher Killed as He Closed Classroom Door to Florida School Shooter

    The day was almost over and students were puzzled because the fire alarm was going off a second time Wednesday. Some students headed out as if it were a drill, but their fun was suddenly interrupted by a burst of gunfire. It soon became clear there was a killer in their school and their lives were in danger. Here are the words of some of the students who went through the tragedy that took at least 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

  • L.A. City Councilman Joe Buscaino shared a video that he said shows deputies dumping a homeless man in San Pedro on Jan. 30, 2018. Buscaino said Mike Olivieri shot the video.

    Sheriff’s Officials Respond After L.A. City Councilman Accuses Them of Dumping Mentally Ill Homeless Man in San Pedro

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials have responded after the department was accused by an L.A. City Councilmember of dropping off a mentally ill homeless man with an active warrant outside of their jurisdiction in San Pedro. The alleged dumping incident was captured on video by a resident on West 25th Street Tuesday afternoon, and the footage sparked outrage after it was shared by Councilman Joe Buscaino on YouTube and Facebook on Wednesday. But sheriff’s officials say the deputies were simply […]

  • Heroes at Home: Man Builds Foundation to Help Feed Homeless People Along DTLA’s Skid Row

    After being inspired by his grandmothers, a local man built a foundation to help feed the homeless along downtown Los Angeles Skid Row. Kaj Goldberg reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Nov. 10, 2017.