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
  • Spoken Dreams: Lorène & Marine Alayse, Singer-songwriters

    Lorène and Marine Alayse are twin sisters from a small town near Lyon, France. Together, they make up the music group L Y S. For the twins, these 3 letters are steeped in meaning. Chasing big dreams wasn’t something you just did in small town France, but the twins knew from a young age that they were destined for something greater. At 10-years-old, Lorène got sick and was hospitalized for a month. During this time, she and Marine were separated […]

  • The News Director’s Office: The History of KTLA With Cleve Landsberg

    Film and television producer Cleve Landsberg is the son of Klaus Landsberg, an electrical engineering pioneer who made history with early commercial telecasts, and who is credited with paving the way for today’s television networks. Klaus was also at the helm of KTLA when it first began regular commercial broadcasts in 1947. Cleve Landsberg joins podcast to reflect on his father’s many innovations and contributions to television, broadcasting, and KTLA. Episode quote “His raw courage, physical endurance and technical brilliance […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Best in Show Business With Jane Lynch

    The incomparable Jane Lynch has brought some of the most iconic characters on television to life, including Sue Sylvester from Glee and Dr. Linda Freeman from Two and a Half Men. She can also be seen as Sophie Lennon on the celebrated Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Jane is also known for her frequent work with Christopher Guest, and has standout roles in the films Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, and Mascots. Jane stops by the News Director’s […]

  • Spoken Dreams: K-von Moezzi, Comedian

    K-von Moezzi is a comedian originally from Reno, Nevada. The son of an Iranian father and American mother, K-von proudly holds the self-proclaimed title of “most famous half-Persian comedian.” K-von spent most of his childhood growing up in Las Vegas surrounded by some of the most famous entertainers and comedians in the country. After getting some advice from a famous comedian he admired, K-von had his sights set on Los Angeles to rise through the ranks of the comedy scene. […]

  • The News Director’s Office: A Voice for the Voiceless with Elizabeth Espinosa

    KTLA reporter Elizabeth Espinosa stops by the News Director’s Office for a lively conversation. Elizabeth talks about growing up in L.A.’s South Bay. She shares why she decided to become a reporter despite originally wanting to pursue a career as a lawyer. Elizabeth also opens up about her special relationship with her brother, Christian, and Jason helps her prepare for running the L.A. Marathon. Related show links: @MyGrayPants Elizabeth Espinosa on social media: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Subscribe to […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Football, Fitness, Food, & French Bulldogs with Jesse Palmer

    Jesse Palmer stops by the News Director’s Office and chats about “The 4 F’s”: football, fitness, food & French bulldogs.” He talks about his time as a professional athlete, and how that led him to a career in broadcasting and hosting. He also shares how he manages to stay healthy and why he’s obsessed with his French bulldog, Tuuli. Jesse also talks about his work on DailyMailTV and his time on The Bachelor. Related show links: DailyMailTV Jesse Palmer on […]

  • Spoken Dreams: Sciarra, Electronic Pop Artist

    Sciarra is electronic pop artist, singer, and producer originally from Anaheim, California. She grew up doing musical theater and singing. Eventually, she began writing her own lyrics and decided she wanted to write her own original music, but didn’t know how to go about getting into the business of making music. Early on, Sciarra experimented with genres she didn’t really have her heart set on, and spent a lot of money hiring producers to help her on her journey, but […]

  • The News Director’s Office: Meditation, Sobriety, and Positive Living with Courtney Friel

    KTLA 5 news anchor and reporter Courtney Friel joins the News Director’s Office and opens up about a number of personal topics, including how meditation has helped change her life. Courtney reveals how she manages to maintain a positive outlook, and shares some of her past struggles that lead her to sobriety. She also tells the story behind the video that caused her to go viral on the internet. Episode quote “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn […]

  • The News Director’s Office: “A Lie Too Big to Fail: : The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy” with Lisa Pease

    Lisa Pease is the author of A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. In the heavily researched book, Lisa lays out how witnesses with evidence of conspiracy were silenced by the LAPD; how evidence was deliberately altered and, in some instances, destroyed; and how the justice system and the media failed to present the truth of the case to the public. Lisa joins the podcast to discuss her book. She explains […]

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