Rich Fields is an Emmy Award winning news veteran. He completed his meteorology internship in 2001 with Steve Jerve at WFLA, Tampa, FL. Rich later moved on to KPSP, Palm Springs, CA where he quickly rose to the position of Chief Meteorologist. Rich would later become a Staff Meteorologist for CBS News, Los Angeles (KCBS/KCAL) where he would work for over six years as their popular nighttime weatherman.
Rich was charged with presenting the 8, 9 & 10pm news-casts on KCAL9 which regularly garnered the station #1 ratings (even beating other network prime-time programming).
With KCBS & KCAL studios located side-by-side, Rich would regularly be seen hosting the 5, 6 & 11pm newscasts on KCBS-2 as well.