Frank Mottek KNX Money Hour receives Golden Mike Award, January 2016

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO, Los Angeles, won five Golden Mikes at the 66th annual awards dinner held Saturday evening in Universal City.. The awards are presented annually for excellence in radio, TV, and Internet broadcast journalism by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA), representing newsrooms in Los Angeles, San Diego, and other markets from Bakersfield to the Mexican border.

KNX was recognized with the following awards for programming that aired in 2015:

BEST NEWS BROADCAST OVER 15 MINUTES

KNX Afternoon News

Jim Thornton, Diane Thompson, David Singer, Greg Habell, and KNX staff

BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY

“Studio City Gunman”

Diane Thompson, Jim Thornton, David Singer, Greg Habell, Claudia Peschiutta,

Pete Demetriou, Jeff Baugh, Desmond Shaw, and KNX staff

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“KNX Spotlight: Age of Drones”

David Singer, Charles Feldman, Chris Sedens

BEST TRAFFIC REPORT

“KNX Traffic on the 5s”

Jennifer York

 BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING

“KNX Money Hour”

Laraine Herman, Frank Mottek, Charles Feldman

Mike Landa, who recently retired from KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO, was honored with a “Lifetime Achievement Award.”  Landa spent 46 years at KNX, including three decades as the station’s Orange County Bureau Chief.

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