Frank Mottek

Journalist, Business anchor, reporter (1962)
Tue Aug 25 2020
By   Ruku

Frank Mottek is a professional journalist who currently serves as a business anchor for a radio station KNX 1070 Mhz in Los Angeles. Mottek hosts and runs the podcast Mottek on Money.

The media personality Frank was born on February 17, 1962, in Irvington, New Jersey, United States, under the zodiac sign of Aquarius. He is the son of Brigitte Seideler Mottek (mother) and Peter Mottek (father). 

Educational Background

Concerning education, Frank attended Broward Community College and earned an Associate of Arts degree in Science and Liberal Studies. Similarly, he received a Bachelor of Liberal Studies from Barry University located in Miami, Florida.

Is Frank Mottek A Married Man?

The 58-years-old journalist Frank has not frankly mentioned whether he is a married man or is living a single life at the moment. 

The journalist Frank Mottek shares a picture with the baby girl on his Instagram account.
Image: The journalist Frank Mottek shares a picture with the baby girl on his Instagram account.
Source: Instagram @rrankmottek

Whenever there arises a question regarding his personal life, he remains silent and prefers to keep it secret. The man has not shared a picture of a romantic caption with any woman on his official social networking accounts. So, it seems like Mottek is living a single life at the moment. 

But, Frank normally flaunts a picture of a baby girl on his Instagram account. However, he has not disclosed his exact relationship with that baby. So, it is hard to say that the little girl is his own child. 

Career Highlights

Frank began his professional journalism career back in 1978. He worked as a news director, news anchor, for WMJX radio station licensed to Boston till 1981. Next from January 1988 to July 1991, Mottek worked as a news anchor, reporter, for PBS "The Nightly Business Report."

The 58 aged journalist Frank Mottek works as a business anchor for a radio station KNX 1070.
Picture: The 58 aged journalist Frank Mottek works as a business anchor for a radio station KNX 1070.
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Then he served for the radio station WINZ as a news anchor, reporter, till 1992. Mottek also worked for WTVJ, NBC 6 licensed to Miami from September 1986 to September 1992. Then Frank spent 6-years 5 months working as a news anchor, reporter for KCBS-TV, CBS channel 2.

Similarly, Frank also taught journalism for graduate and undergraduate students at the USC Annaberg School for Communication from September 1999 to May 2008. Likewise, he worked as a business news anchor, reporter, for KTLA-TV, CW 5.

Net Worth

The news personality Frank has also not revealed the exact net worth he enjoys. But as per estimation, Mottek owns a total fortune of around $5 million which he collected from his professional journalism career and from several other professional works.

Frank currently serves as a business anchor, reporter for KNX 1070. As per Payscale, a business anchor earns an annual remuneration of $61122. But Mottek is an experienced business reporter, so he might be earning more than an average.

The business anchor Frank Mottek poses with German/American model, businesswoman Heidi Klum.
Snap: The business anchor Frank Mottek poses with German/American model, businesswoman Heidi Klum.
Source: Instagram @ frankmottek

Besides journalist, Frank was a Past President of the Greater L.A. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He serves as a president and on the Board of Directors of Florida Associated Press Broadcasters. Similarly, Frank was also the BOD member of the Radio/Television News Association of Southern California

Furthermore, Frank has also portrayed a role in the psychological thriller film 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). The movie was able to collect $110.2 million in its box-office collection under the production budget of $15 million.

Awards & Accolades

Frank has received various prestigious awards. He has won four Golden Mike Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. Similarly, he has received Distinguish Journalist Award, RTNDA Award, UPI National Investigative/Documentary Award, and Emmy Award, among many others.  

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