Gonzales anchored the station’s noon and 2 p.m. newscasts alongside Sandra Mitchell. He was last on the air December 4. Kent Shocknek, the morning anchor at sister station KCBS, filled in on the newscasts for part of last week.
Gonzales joined KCAL in 1995 from rival KCOP, where he was an anchor for three years. He has also worked at stations in Fresno and San Diego.