Bobby Gonzalez

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
  • The News Director’s Office, Richard Ayoub, Project Angel Food

    Jason sits down with Richard Ayoub, executive director of Project Angel Food, an organization committed to feeding and nurturing people with critical illness. Richard recounts his experiences rising through the ranks of local news, his philosophy on leadership, and producer Bobby finds a connection between Dolly Parton and Project Angel Food. Episode quote: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson. A Return to Love Related […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Andy Cruz, Filmmaker + Jamal Johnson, Actor/Producer

      Andy Cruz is a filmmaker from the South Texas town of McAllen. His fondest childhood memory is of his father taking him and his brothers to Blockbuster Video every day after sports practice. This spurred Andy’s love for movies. By age 11, Andy was using his dad’s video camera to film everything he could. He even started a small business shooting sports highlights to earn money to buy better filmmaking equipment.  Eventually, Andy began making short films, and even […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Geoff Ashley, Writer

    Geoff Ashley is a writer who was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. Inspired by science-fiction television shows and movies, Geoff has been writing for as long as he can remember. While he has always pictured a future as a writer, he admits that progress has been slow. Throughout his life, Geoff  has explored many different career paths, but all the while he never stopped writing. He eventually ended up in Los Angeles where he continued to build a body […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Megan Henderson, KTLA 5 Morning News Anchor

      In the premiere episode of The News Director’s Office podcast, KTLA 5 News director Jason Ball and producer Bobby Gonzalez chat with morning news anchor Megan Henderson about her career in journalism, her work with the Watts Community Center, the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, her recent visit to Dollywood, and more. Episode quote: “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Stoll Vaughan, Musician/Songwriter

    Stoll Vaughan is a musician, songwriter, and producer originally from Lexington, Kentucky. When Stoll began discovering music in his youth, he saw it as a way to express himself. He grabbed a guitar and began chasing a feeling. After realizing formal training didn’t provide him with what he felt he needed, he set out to gain life experiences, and allow the road to be his teacher. Along his journey through music, Stoll has accrued a long list of achievements. He’s […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Denise Salcedo, T.V. Host/ Entertainment Reporter

    Denise Salcedo is a television host and entertainment reporter from Los Angeles. Growing up, Denise dreamed about becoming an actress and began studying theater in college. However, early in her college career, Denise came to realize that a future as a professional actress likely wasn’t in the cards for her. Defeated, she needed to figure out what it was that she would do next. After an unassuming stroll through the campus library, Denise stumbled upon the Broadcasting Department and decided […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Jake Cannon, Stand-up Comedian/Podcaster

    Jake Cannon is an aspiring stand-up comedian and podcaster originally from Chino Hills. Growing up, Jake actually hated public speaking, despite having a keen sense of humor. After reading a book by a Hollywood screenwriter that encouraged pursuing the thing that scares you most, Jake determined that he would finally try and perform stand-up comedy. After his first performance, Jake had an emotional experience, and decided to continue performing comedy. In addition to stand-up, Jake also produces his own oral […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Robin Ayers, Entertainment Reporter/Motivational Speaker

    Robin Ayers is an entertainment  reporter, motivational speaker, and author originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Robin had a troubled childhood, and television provided her with an escape. Throughout her youth, the bright lights and colors she saw on TV programs like Soul Train brought her happiness. At the age of four, Robin was sent off  to California, where suddenly she found herself living among the same bright lights she had seen on her television screen. Robin made it her mission to […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Ronny Pascale, Comedy Writer

    Ronny Pascale is a comedy writer, producer, and improv performer form New Haven Connecticut. Ronny knew he wanted to be a performer at a young age, but he would not begin pursuing it until his mid-20’s. He attributes this long delay to the fact that he grew up feeling very insecure and shy. Ronny became interested in improv after seeing a show he heard an advertisement for over the radio. Ronny began studying improv in New York City, and slowly […]