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SoCal Insider is a multiple Golden Mike winning, Emmy-nominated weekly news and public affairs program featuring in-depth investigative news reports, revealing interviews with newsmakers and trendsetters and spirited panel discussions. SoCal Insider covers issues encompassing all six-counties of the Southland, reflecting PBS SoCaL’s new status as the PBS flagship station for the entire Los Angeles media market.

About Rick Reiff

Rick Reiff is the host and executive producer of "SoCal Insider with Rick Reiff." He is also executive editor of the Orange County Business Journal. In addition, he is a media and journalism professor at Chapman University and a public speaker.

Reiff has received a Pulitzer Prize and three Golden Mike Awards, distinguishing him in both print and broadcast journalism.

He was a staff writer with Forbes magazine and a reporter at the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, where he was the lead reporter on a team that won a 1987 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of Goodyear's battle with a corporate raider. Reiff is a native of Chicago and a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.


About David Nazar

PBS SoCal's David Nazar is a multiple golden mike winning reporter with over two decades of journalism experience at PBS SoCal and network affiliates across the country.

Nazar has had exclusive reports on everything from fires, mudslides and drug raids to government surveillance cases, slush fund accounts and corrupt political officials.

Nazar is a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Cal State Northridge.  

Nazar and Reiff team each week to provide Southern California with comprehensive and substantive field reports and news analysis from all over the region.