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Speaker schedule and additional speakers will be announced at a later date.

Mike Goldberg

Master of Ceremonies

Meteorologist and musician Mike Goldberg will be emceeing the Richmond VegFest for the 17th year! Mike is an Emmy-winning meteorologist for CBS 6 and the afternoon classical music host at VPM Music, where he also serves as the station's Coordinator of Classical Music Initiatives.

Mike Goldberg

Mike is always out in the community, promoting music and science education in the schools and presenting talks to various groups of all ages. He has served as a judge for the Virginia Science and Engineering Fair and the Metro Richmond Science Fair, and has also been the Master of Ceremonies for various events including the Richmond Vegetarian Society, Richmond SPCA, and the Richmond Animal League. An avid animal lover, Mike is dedicated to helping local animal adoption and welfare groups, and hosts the Paws for Pets segments on CBS 6 every weekend morning. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Henrico Humane Society and has received a Guardian Angel Award from Save Our Shelters for outstanding contribution to animal welfare in Virginia.

Mike remains active as a musician and is both the founder and Artistic Director for Crescendo, a professional chamber music ensemble. Passionate about music education, he serves as Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet at Randolph-Macon College, while maintaining a private clarinet studio of younger students. Also an accomplished conductor, he is co-founder and Music Director of the Central Virginia Wind Symphony, a group of the most talented high school musicians in the region.

You can catch Mike on CBS 6 Saturday and Sunday evenings. You can hear him on VPM Music (93.1 and 107.3FM) hosting "Classical Music with Mike Goldberg" each weekday afternoon and "Breakfast Classics" each weekend morning from 8AM-10AM.

Anne Magee

Anne Magee

Anne Magee is a physical therapist from Glen Allen. She lives with her husband and two young adult daughters. She has been some version of vegetarian her entire adult life, finally transitioning to vegan in 2017. She began running in 2012 as a way to stay motivated to keep fit, running her first marathon in 2014. She finished her first ultramarathon in 2021, a 50k. She contributes to the Richmond running community as an assistant coach with the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team and as Vice President of Marketing with the Richmond Road Runners Club. She is currently training for her 10th marathon and second ultramarathon. Her blog, Anne the Vegan, is a way for her to share vegan tips, running information, and commentary on the human experience. She is a regular contributor to and Assistant Editor for Miles and MInutes magazine, the quarterly publication of the Richmond Road Runners Club.

Website: annethevegan.com

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