Byron Miranda

Meteorologist

Friday, Aug 16, 2013  |  Updated 12:11 PM PDT
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Byron Miranda is NBC4 Southern California's weekend weathercaster for NBC4 News at 5p.m., 6p.m. and 11p.m. He joined the station in 2011.

Miranda joined NBC4 from KGTV in San Diego, where he was the chief meteorologist and weathercaster on the 5p.m., 6p.m., 7p.m. and 11p.m. weekday newscasts from 2009 until May 2011.   In this role, Miranda recieved the 2011 Pacific Southwest Emmy Award for "Best Weathercaster."  
 
From 2002 to 2005, Miranda worked at KCBS in Los Angeles as the chief meteorologist for the station’s weekly evening newscasts. In 2003, he won the Golden Mike Award for “Best Weathercaster in Southern California.” Miranda also has worked in a number of other major markets, including Chicago, San Francisco, and had a national presence on CNN for six years. 
 
Miranda began his career as an assignment editor in Oakland, California. Before finding his way onto television as a meteorologist, he was also an Oakland police officer and an air traffic controller in the U.S. Air Force.
 
Miranda holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from California State University, East Bay and has completed the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program. He is a member of the National Weather Association.

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