Veteran Meteorologist Byron Miranda is the NBC4 LA's 6PM and 11PM weekend weathercaster. He joined the station in May, 2011, and also serves as a fill-in weather anchor on the station's weekday news programs.
Miranda joined NBC4 LA from KGTV, the ABC Affiliate in San Diego, California, where he was the chief meteorologist and weathercaster on the 5PM, 6PM, 7PM and 11PM weekday newscasts from 2009 until May 2011. For his work at KGTV, Miranda was the recipient of a 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 Monday through Friday evening newscasts. In 2003, he won the Golden Mike Award for “Best Weathercaster in Southern California,” and he is an Emmy-award winner from his work in Chicago. Miranda has also 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.