Bob Navarro

TV Journalist

Bob Navarro is a veteran broadcast journalist who spent 38 years covering news at KCBS and KNBC in Los Angeles and Sacramento. In 1967 Navarro became the first Chicano news writer to join Los Angeles’ KNXT-TV “The Big News.” Navarro interviewed Ruben Salazar on his show “The Siesta is Over,” which was one of two televised interviews with Salazar in 1970.

He has also worked as a reporter at KTLA Channel 5 and KCAL Channel 9, a news director at Spanish-language channel KVEA-TV, and hosted his own show "Bob Navarro's Journal," a weekly public affairs series on KCBS-TV.