Inside OC with Rick Reiff has revamped and expanded under a new name, SoCaL Insider with Rick Reiff. The show, recognized by OC Weekly as "the best local public affairs program," will continue to feature revealing interviews with newsmakers and trendsetters, spirited panel discussions and in-depth field reports. SoCaL Insider will broaden the focus to encompass 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 executive editor of the Orange County Business Journal, California's second largest business weekly, and author of its popular "OC Insider" column. He is the host and executive producer of "SoCal Insider with Rick Reiff" on PBS SoCal (KOCE-TV), the Los Angeles region’s PBS flagship.
In addition, he is a media and journalism professor at Chapman University and a public speaker.
Reiff has received a Pulitzer Prize and a Golden Mike Award, 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.
Rick Reiff, Host of SoCaL Inisder