PBS SOCAL AND REIFF COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCE NEW EPISODES OF INSIDE OC WITH RICK REIFF

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PBS SOCAL AND

REIFF COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES

ANNOUNCE NEW EPISODES OF

INSIDE OC WITH RICK REIFF

Costa Mesa, Calif. (October 27, 2015) – PBS SoCal, with Reiff Communications Associates, will broadcast new episodes of Inside OC with Rick Reiff beginning Nov. 3  on PBS SoCal.

Inside OC with Rick Reiff is a weekly half-hour public affairs program focused on Orange County’s vibrant trend-setting and industry-leading community. The program will feature interviews with public officials, community leaders and newsmakers. It will also cover trending topics with in-depth analysis from panelists including journalists, politicians and experts.

Pulitzer Prize and Golden Mike-winning journalist Rick Reiff will produce and host the show. Reiff is Editor at Large of the Orange County Business Journal and co-host of PBS SoCal's weekly news and public affairs program Studio SoCal. Reiff has covered Orange County in print and on television for 25 years, and has extensive experience on-air and producing.

Scott Hays, producer/host of radio and cable show OC Caravan, will co-produce the program. David Marquez will direct and Richard Garippo will edit the show.

New episodes will premiere every Tuesday at 1 a.m. on PBS SoCal.  Encore presentations will air on Fridays at 2:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and on Mondays at 12:30 a.m. on PBS SoCal Plus; with airings on Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. on PBS SoCal World.

“We are excited to present the new Inside OC with Rick Reiff, and have great respect for Rick’s editorial experience and knowledge of Orange County,” said Andrew Russell, PBS SoCal President and CEO. “Our mission is to serve Southern California with in-depth reporting about our community, and we hope this will be the first of many regional programs coming to PBS SoCal in the future.”

“I'm excited to get going on the new Inside OC,” Reiff said. “The encouragement from the community has been tremendous and I'm grateful to Andy Russell and the entire PBS SoCal family for their support.”

Inside OC with Rick Reiff originally ran from 2004-2011, before converting into the regionally focused SoCal Insider with Rick Reiff, on PBS SoCal. The show won multiple Golden Mike Awards from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California during its reign, including “Best Public Affairs Program.”

About PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal is the only station providing the full PBS schedule to Southern California and is home to all PBS program premieres as they are released nationally. As Southern California’s flagship PBS station, PBS SoCal provides early education, access to a broad array of arts and culture, and programs for, about and by the people of Southern California.

PBS SoCal is the parent to three unique broadcast channels, PBS SoCal/KOCE-HD, PBS SoCal Plus, and PBS SoCal World, which are dedicated to educating, entertaining and enlightening viewers throughout Southern California. PBS SoCal has offices in Downtown LA, Century City and Costa Mesa.  PBS SoCal is proudly our communities’ largest classroom, largest stage for the arts and a trusted source of information. Learn more at PBSSoCal.org.

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