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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: Producer Bobby Meets Dolly Parton

      It’s finally happened. After almost 30 episodes of fawning over Dolly Parton, Producer Bobby finally got the chance to meet her at the red carpet premiere for the Netflix film Dumplin’. To prepare for the big moment, Bobby gets red carpet tips from Sam Rubin, entertainment producer Jackie Rodriguez, and previous News Director’s Office guest Ross Matthews. Bobby’s skills are put to the test when he chats with stars like Danielle Macdonald, Linda Perry, Jennifer Aniston, and yes– Dolly […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Kaila Yu, Travel Writer/Blogger

    Kaila Yu is a travel writer and blogger originally from Upland, California. Kaila was raised in a traditional Asian household, and as a child, a lot of focus was  put on her academic future. She did well in school, but because was under so much pressure to succeed, she lacked a real sense of identity. By high school, Kaila began to rebel, and her grades began to slip. Later, she discovered drugs, and the course of her life would take […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Liberté Chan, KTLA 5 News Meteorologist

    On this episode of The News Director’s Office podcast, KTLA 5 meteorologist Liberté Chan Talks about her time as a competitive figure skater. She also opens up about what drove her to pursue other passions, conquering shyness to begin working in television, and how she found peace in practicing yoga. Episode quotes “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” -Walt Whitman Related show links: Liberté Chan’s KTLA bio Liberté Chan on social media: […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Deepak Chopra, Author/Alternative Medicince Advocate

    Deepak Chopra is a best-selling author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate, and prominent figure in the New Age movement. Deepak joins Jason and Bobby and discusses his views on technology, the nature of reality, and more. He recently launched Deepak Chopra’s Reflections on Amazon Alexa to give people his daily insights. Episode quotes “If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.” -Deepak Chopra Related show links: Reading List: You are […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Lovely Lola, Singer/Songwriter

    Lovely Lola is a singer who grew up in the mountains of Sunland in the San Fernando Valley. She’s part of the music duo Nomad & Lola. Lovely Lola has been singing for as long as she can remember, and shares how she found a way to do what she loves for a living. In addition to music, Lovley Lola is also a host for Monster Jam. Nomad drops in too with a few updates on what they’ve been up […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Ginger Chan, KTLA 5 Traffic Anchor

    Ginger Chan has been helping KTLA viewers avoid getting stuck in traffic since 2008. On this episode of the podcast, Ginger talks about how she got her start in journalism despite thinking she wanted to be an actress. She opens up about growing up in South L.A. and how she eventually found her way to KTLA. Episode quotes “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” -Margaret Mead Related show links: Ginger Chan KTLA Bio Ginger Chan […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Dave Malkoff, “The Weather Channel” Correspondent

    Dave Malkoff is a television journalist, documentarian, and correspondent with The Weather Channel. He is also a former reporter for KTLA. Dave drops in on the podcast and discusses a number of topics including his coverage of the devastating California wildfires, his early days of broadcasting over pirate radio, reporting from Iraq at the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and his upcoming story from the Arctic. Episode quotes “I’ve not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Spencer Trinwith, Actor

    Spencer Trinwith is an actor originally from San Jose, California. The son of two actors, his love for performing began at a young age. Since childhood, Spencer’s instincts told him he was always meant to be an actor. He went on to attend the North Carolina School of the Arts, which further solidified his sense of belonging. Spencer did everything he could to set himself up to have a career as a performer, but  his future was then severely put […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Thanksgiving Holiday Sampler

    In a special Thanksgiving holiday sampler episode of the podcast, Bobby shares clips from some of KTLA’s other podcast offerings from Frank Buckley Interviews, The News Director’s Office, and California Cooking. Related show links: Frank Buckley Interviews The News Director’s Office California Cooking Subscribe to “Spoken Dreams”: via iTunes | RSS Facebook: SpokenDreamsPodcast Twitter: @SpokenDreamsPod Instagram: @SpokenDreamsPod Email: About the Podcast: “Spoken Dreams”