Byron Miranda
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Byron Miranda
Byron Miranda
Statussingle, divorced[1]
EducationCSU, East bay;[2]
Mississippi State University
OccupationTelevision journalist

Byron Miranda is an American television journalist. The three-time Regional Emmy Award-winner, currently morning meteorologist on WPIX in New York City.[3]

Personal background

A California native, Miranda served in the United States Air Force and worked as an air traffic controller in Korea. After the Air Force, Miranda attended California State University, East Bay, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. To support his family, Miranda joined the Oakland Police Department.[4] Miranda is the father of one daughter, Briana, a merchandise display expert, who lives in San Francisco.[5]

Broadcasting career

Miranda began his television career as an assignment editor and has worked in a number of major media markets, including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco. Miranda joined WPIX in New York City on June 19, 2017.

  • Atlanta: CNN, CNN International and Weather Plus meteorologist[5]
  • Chicago: WMAQ (NBC) meteorologist (1998-2002, 2014-2017)[6]
  • Headline News meteorologist (2002-2004)[7]
  • Los Angeles: KCBS (CBS) chief meteorologist (2002-2005)[8]
  • Houston: KPRC (NBC) meteorologist (2006)[9]
  • San Francisco: KTVU (Fox) meteorologist (2006), KNTV (NBC) 2007-2008
  • Sacramento: KCRA (NBC) meteorologist (2008-2009)
  • San Diego: KGTV (ABC) chief meteorologist (2009-2011)[10]
  • Los Angeles: KNBC (NBC) meteorologist[8] (2011-2014)

Guest appearances

Honors and awards

  • 2000: Most Eligible Bachelor, People Magazine[1]
  • 2000: Regional Emmy Award (Chicago/Midwest Chapter) Outstanding Achievement for Special Events Programs - Not Created for Television (Award to Producer), National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; NBC 5 presents The 92nd Chicago Auto Show
Producers: Matt Piacente, executive producer; Lici Kestner-Lytle; Carol Cooling; Kevin Krebs; Tom Schnecke
Hosts: Brant Miller, Mike Adamle, Dawn DeSart, Byron Miranda, Amy Stone, Shelly Monahan[11]
  • 2002: Regional Emmy Award (Chicago/Midwest Chapter) Outstanding Achievement for Special Events Programs - Special Event Program Not Created for Television (Award to Producer), National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; NBC5 presents: The 2002 Chicago Auto Show
Matt Piacente, Executive Producer; Lici Kestner-Lytle, Senior Producer; Lara Mondragon, Segment Producer; Carol Cooling, Tom Schnecke, Producers; Brant Miller, Jeanne Sparrow, Tammie Souza, Bill Keller, Ed Curran, Byron Miranda, Field Producers[8]
  • 2003: Golden Mike Award, Best Weathercaster in Southern California[8][12]
  • 2011: Regional Emmy Award (Pacific Southwest Chapter) On-Camera Talent - Weather, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences[13]


  1. ^ a b "America's Most Wanted - Hottest Bachelors, Ben Affleck, George Clooney". 2000-07-10. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Inside CSUEB News Blog". Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Byron Miranda". NBC Los Angeles. Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. Retrieved .
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  5. ^ a b "The right questions for Byron Miranda | San Diego Metro Magazine". 2010-01-15. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "WMAQ-Ch.5 expanding midday newscast". 2014-08-15. Retrieved .
  7. ^ a b
  8. ^ a b c d "Meteorologist Byron Miranda to Join NBC4 LA as Weekend Weathercaster". NBC Los Angeles. 2011-04-11. Retrieved .
  9. ^ Mike McDaniel, Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle (2006-08-18). "Channel 2 weatherman Byron Miranda moves on - Houston Chronicle". Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Say Goodbye To Byron Miranda - San Diego News Story - KGTV San Diego". 2007-06-28. Retrieved .
  11. ^ [1][dead link]
  12. ^ "Byron Miranda - Station News Story - KGTV San Diego". Retrieved .
  13. ^ "National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter". Archived from the original on 2011-08-31. Retrieved .

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