Award-winning reporter Saul Gonzalez starts a new job as co-host of KQED’s statewide daily radio news program The California Report (TCR). The program reaches 79 public radio stations across California and eastern Nevada.
Gonzalez was most recently a reporter, producer and host of the podcast There Goes the Neighborhood for KCRW in Los Angeles. He had worked at the radio station since 2012.
For the past five years, he was also a contributing reporter for the daily international news show The World, produced by Public Radio International (PRI).
Today is his first day at KQED. He’ll continue to be based out of and report from L.A. His TCR co-host Lily Jamali will continue to report out of KQED’s headquarters in San Francisco.
Before embarking on his radio career, Gonzalez worked in television for PBS in a series of roles, including as Los Angeles producer of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, contributing reporter for the national magazine series Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, producer for the KCET weekly magazine series California Connected and SoCal Connected, as well as KCET’s nightly news show Life & Times.