Bobby is the creator, producer and host of the KTLA podcast “Spoken Dreams.” He is also an associate producer for the Emmy Award-winning signature broadcast, L.A.’s No. 1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News.

Bobby joined KTLA as an intern in 2012. At the conclusion of his internship he was hired on as a production assistant, and later promoted to associate producer in 2013.

In 2015, Bobby began co-hosting a hobby podcast with a friend titled “The Back Issue.” In 2016, he helped launch two new KTLA podcasts, working with KTLA anchor Frank Buckley on “Frank Buckley Interviews” and KTLA tech reporter Rich DeMuro on “Tech Smart with Rich DeMuro: America on Demand.”

In 2017, Bobby began producing his own podcast for KTLA: “Spoken Dreams.”

Bobby graduated with a degree in radio, television, and film from California State University, Fullerton in 2012. Born and raised in the city of Whittier, Bobby has spent much of his time in both Orange County and L.A. County. Prior to joining KTLA, he could be found operating some of the most iconic attractions at Disneyland in Anaheim.

In his free time, Bobby enjoys performing in theater. He is passionate about film, enjoys Old West history, and is very enthusiastic about pizza and Star Wars.


Recent Articles
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