Jonathan Gonzalez Biography
Jonathan Gonzalez is a reporter and the co-anchor for the NBC4 weekend evening newscasts at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. He is also a general assignment reporter weekdays for the 11 a.m. and 4, 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts.
Jonathan Gonzalez Age
Gonzalez was born in the San Fernando Valley though his birthday and birth month are not known.
Jonathan Gonzalez Early Life
Gonzalez was born in the San Fernando Valley and grew up in Burbank, California. He is a proud son of Jorge and Teresa. He also has a younger brother, Esteban. He credits much of his success to his parents, and his brother. He also credits his time at COC for helping him lay down the foundation of his career. He is proud of his Latino heritage and the son of Costa Rican immigrants.
He attended and graduated from Burbank High School. He is also a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
He enjoys exploring nature, playing the guitar and photography, in his free time.Jonathan Gonzales Photo
Jonathan Gonzalez Career
He began his career from Denver, Colorado, where he was a reporter and anchor for NBC affiliate KUSA Channel 9 News. In Bakersfield, as a reporter for KBAK/KBFX-TV.
Additionally, he is passionate about storytelling and curious disposition serve him well as a journalist. He has earned industry recognition for his news reports having won multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards, Emmys and Golden Mike Awards. He has also covered prominent local stories with national appeal including the 2016 Presidential Primary in Colorado. He also covered President Obama’s first visit to Fresno, California, about the impact of the drought on the region.
As a journalist, he strives to give a voice to people in need. For instance, he reported a story about two families of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, who are bonded by breast cancer and spotlighted a Denver coffee shop that helps rehabilitate the homeless by providing housing and jobs.
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