Rich Fields is an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist. He completed his internship in 2001 with Steve Jerve at tropical weather hot-spot 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 top 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.