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Andy Riesmeyer is a senior show producer with KTLA’s 5 Live, streaming on and the KTLA 5 News app weekdays at noon and 2 p.m. He joined the station in November 2018.

Recent Articles
  • 5 Live Visits Mezcal El Silencio in Santa Monica

    Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the 5 Live crew took a look inside the Mezcal El Silencio headquarters in Santa Monica recently. Samantha and Natalie chatted with brand director Natalia Garcia Bourke about the history of mezcal, how to drink it and the differences between the smokey drink and tequila. Viewers can experience the Mezcaleria and Speakeasy at the L.A. Galaxy stadium in Carson. You can find more about El Silencio by heading to their website. And for […]

  • Playing a $30,000 Game of Thrones Guitar With Fender’s CEO

    Game of Thrones and Fender Guitars have teamed up for some exclusive and expensive axes. The cheapest guitar in the special collection costs $25,000.  They’re so excited about the collaboration, Fender CEO Andy Mooney brought them to KTLA for a demonstration. 5 Live’s Andy Riesmeyer checked out the trio of guitars including a Targaryen Stratocaster, a Stark Telecaster and the Lannister Jaguar. This segment aired on KTLA’s 5 Live on April 17, 2019.

  • The Black Tux Fashion Director Brice Pattison Spotlights Men’s Wedding Fashion Trends

    The Black Tux fashion director Brice Pattison joined Andy and Robert to talk about wedding fashion trends for men. Pattison says men are taking ownership of their wedding day looks and this is leading to more creative expression on the special day. Andy is wearing a marigold shawl tuxedo, and Robert is wearing a white dinner jacket, both are by The Black Tux. You can learn more about the company on their website, or follow them on Instagram and Twitter. […]

  • Aron Bender, KFI Anchor and CSUN Professor, Talks Radio Production, Phrases to Avoid as a News Writer

    KFI Radio anchor and Cal State University Northridge instructor Aron Bender joined the 5 Live crew to chat about radio production and news writing. Bender, who co-anchors the Tim Conway Jr. Show, reveals what he loves about being on the radio. Bender also hosts a podcast called The News Bender. You can follow Bender on Twitter. This segment aired on KTLA’s 5 Live on March 20, 2019.

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