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
  • Kaj Goldberg Visits Seed Bakery in Pasadena

    Kaj Goldberg recently took us to what he calls one of his favorite bakeries in the world. He discovered Seed in Pasadena because his son has food allergies and was looking for a place with gluten-free bread. This place is more than just a bakery, Kaj said. Joseph Abrakijan shared that the reason why his bread is so good is because it is simple and made from scratch. Abrakijan offers an interesting array of food options and also runs a […]

  • Traffic on the 14 Freeway is backed up following a crash along the roadway on Dec. 27, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    ‘Could Be a Repeat of Christmas Storm,’ Caltrans Warns of Another Approaching System

    Another powerful storm is expected to reach Southern California early next week, days after rain and snow wreaked havoc on major freeways and mountain highways. Caltrans District 8 officials tweeted Friday that the new storm, expected late Sunday, “could be a repeat” of the one that hit over Christmas. Officials advised motorists to check road conditions and road closures before hitting the road ahead of the New Years holiday. “Be prepared. Full tank of gas. Full tank of gas. Full […]

  • Wind whips through the area as firefighters fight impending flames during the Saddleridge Fire in the Porter Ranch on Oct. 11, 2019. (Credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)

    Red Flag Warning Extended Through Saturday for Parts of L.A., Ventura Counties, But Winds Expected to Diminish

    Forecasters have extended a red flag warning for the mountain and valley communities of Los Angeles and Ventura counties as a massive fire devastated the San Fernando Valley on Friday, but they said winds are expected to die down. Those communities should continue to expect dangerous fire conditions to continue through 6 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, the red flag warning for coastal areas, the San Gabriel Valley and the mountain and valley communities of San […]

  • Smoke from the Saddleridge Fire rises on Oct. 11, 2019 near Porter Ranch. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Smoke From SoCal Fires Creating Unhealthy Conditions for Residents, Officials Say

    Smoke from several fires burning in Southern California has created unhealthy conditions for residents, officials said Friday. A smoke advisory was issued by the South Coast Air Quality Management District through Saturday. Smoke from the Saddleridge Fire in the San Fernando Valley and the Sandalwood Fire in the Calimesa area of Riverside County is creating poor air quality affecting residents as far as the Santa Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Mountains, Perris Valley, the San Jacinto Valley, San Gorgonio Pass and […]

  • Friday Forecast: Warmer Weekend Temps, Especially Inland

    Look for warmer temperatures this weekend, especially in the inland communities. Kaj Goldberg has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 20, 2019.

  • Thursday Forecast: Below Average Temperatures

    Look for below average temperatures Thursday before highs warm up heading into the weekend. Kaj Goldberg has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 19, 2019.

  • Wednesday Forecast: Cooler Temps, Morning Clouds

    Look for cooler temperatures and early morning clouds Wednesday. Kaj Goldberg has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 18, 2019.

  • Thursday Forecast: Hot Temps Return Inland

    Look for average temperatures near the coast but highs near the triple-digits inland Thursday. Kaj Goldberg has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 12, 2019.

  • Wednesday Forecast: Cool Temps Ahead of Big Warmup

    Look for one more day of comfortable temperatures before a big warmup begins on Thursday. Kaj Goldberg has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 11, 2019.

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