My Brief Bio
Dale Franks is the former host of “The Business Day”, a daily, four-hour business and financial news program on KMNY Radio in Los Angeles. From 2002-2004, he was a contributor on military and international affairs for TechCentralStation.com, and from 2004-2006 was publisher and editor of the online politics journal, The New Libertarian. Currently, he is an editor and writer for the popular web log, Q and O, for which he produces a weekly podcast.
Dale served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force from 1984 to 1993, in variety of assignments both in the United States and in Europe, including an assignment to the staff of Headquarters of Allied Forces Central Europe.
In addition to broadcasting, writing, and speaking on various topics, Dale has also been a long-time technical training instructor on a variety of computer software and technology subjects. Dale has also long been involved with information technology as an accomplished web designer, programmer, and technologist. Additionally, he is the author of a number of software user guides used for classroom training by one of Southern California’’s premier computer training and consulting firms.
Dale has written extensively on politics and economics for a number of outlets. His book, SLACKERNOMICS: Basic Economics for People Who Find Economics Boring, a basic economics primer for the layman, is available from Barnes & Noble.
Dale is a Certified Master of Business Administration (CMBA), which is a professional certification available only to graduates of an accredited Master’s of Business Administration degree program. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).