Frank Mottek

There is one, undisputed Voice of Business News in Southern California — Frank Mottek.

Frank is an award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 30 years of experience, now hosting Mottek On Money weeknights live on the air at 6pm on 790 KABC in Los Angeles, and worldwide on demand on the Mottek On Money podcast. Mottek On Money received the 2020 Golden Mike Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California for Best Business and Consumer Reporting. Frank joined CBS in Los Angeles in 1992 when he served as news reporter and anchor on KNX, host of the KNX Business Hour during the 2008 financial crisis, Mottek On Money during the 2020 pandemic, morning drive Senior Money Anchor, anchor on KCAL9-TV and spot reporter for KCBS-TV CBS2. For ten years, he also worked as reporter and business news anchor on the KTLA Channel 5 News @ 10 and the KTLA Morning News. He joined 790 KABC in 2021.

Frank began his broadcast news career at the age of 16 at a top-rated FM station in Miami. He then joined the all-news CBS station Miami in 1981 where he was morning news anchor, reporter, and news/talk host for 11 years. During that time, he provided the live descriptions of all space shuttle launches for the CBS Radio Network from 1985 through 1991 and he was an eyewitness to the 1986 Challenger disaster at the Kennedy Space Center.