Even with less exposure, being assigned to ABS-CBN Bacolod, Ryan Gamboa was still able to capture hearts all over the country. Named as one of the cutest TV newsmen in the Philippines, people have taken interest in the regional anchor. He has been the main anchor of TV Patrol Negros from April 2007 to present, adjudged Best Newscaster by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas in 2011 (National Level) and 2014 (Local Level). He also hosted ABS CBN Regional - Bacolod's ‘The Morning Show’, as well as public affairs program, ‘Salandigan’, for which he won Best Public Affairs Show host, in the 2016 Gandingan Awards by U.P. Los Baños. Aside from anchoring local shows in Negros Occidental, Gamboa also anchors the regional segment of ANC's ‘Dateline Philippines Weekdays.’ Before joining the broadcast industry, Gamboa was a professional basketball player for the Metropolitan Basketball Association from 1998 to 2002.