SoCaL Insider News Archive
COVID-19 FORUM HOSTED BY RICK WINS NATIONAL VEGA DIGITAL AWARD
(August 13, 2020) An on-line forum hosted by Rick Reiff to discuss the coronavirus has placed in the national Vega Digital Awards competition.
VOICEAMERICA PODCAST : RICK DISCUSSES FAKE NEWS AND THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
(Aug. 30, 2019) Rick joins Judge Jim Gray for a one-hour discussion about the state of journalism. What is fake news, and is it a threat to democracy? Who checks the fact-checkers? Can wealthy patrons save local news? Listen to Rick's "All Rise, the Libertarian Way" interview on the VoiceAmerica Internet radio network here.
INSIDE OC GOES OUT WITH BANG: HOSTING DEBATES IN TWO HIGH-STAKES HOUSE RACES
(October 11, 2018) Rick Reiff will end a 14-year run of local programming when he hosts candidate debates for two of the nation's most closely contested Congressional seats.
BIG NIGHT FOR INSIDE OC: FOUR AWARDS and LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Laguna Beach, CA (June 14, 2018) "Inside OC with Rick Reiff" was named Best TV News Program and won three other honors at the Orange County Press Club awards dinner...
PRESS CLUB HONORS REIFF FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Laguna Beach, CA (April 27, 2018) Rick Reiff has been named recipient of the Orange County Press Club's Lifetime Achievement Award.
NOW ON SUNDAY: 'INSIDE OC' LANDS CHOICE PBS TIME SLOT
Laguna Beach, CA (Aug 28, 2017) "Inside OC with Rick Reiff," Orange County's weekly public affairs program, has landed a coveted news slot – Sunday at 5 PM - on PBS SoCal. The show will be the lead-in to "PBS NewsHour Weekend" at the new time, effective Sunday, Sept. 3.
LEADING GOVERNOR CANIDATES FIND THEIR WAY TO 'INSIDE OC'
Laguna Beach, CA (Aug 3, 2017) Many pundits say the early favorites in next year's California governor's race are Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and state Treasurer John Chiang – and each have brought their campaigns to "Inside OC with Rick Reiff."
INSIDE OC MARKS 500th SHOW WITH WYLIE AITKEN INTERVIEW
Laguna Beach, CA (May 5, 2017) "Inside OC with Rick Reiff" will air its 500th episode the week of May 28. The guest on that milestone show will be lawyer, philanthropist and power broker Wylie Aitken, who was Inside OC's first guest in 2004.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming on "Inside OC with Rick Reiff,"
Laguna Beach, CA (Jan. 31, 2017) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming on "Inside OC with Rick Reiff," the latest in a series of prominent guests to appear on Orange County's only weekly public affairs program.
KDOC to begin airing 'Inside OC' on New Year's Day
Laguna Beach, CA (Sept. 21, 2016) "Inside OC with Rick Reiff," Orange County's only weekly public affairs program, will begin airing on KDOC-TV on New Year's Day.
GAVIN NEWSOM ON 'INSIDE OC' – KDOC
AIRING – FIVEPOINT RENEWS AS SPONSOR
Laguna Beach, CA (Sept. 21, 2016) California Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, considered an early favorite in the 2018 race for governor, is making two appearances on "Inside OC with Rick Reiff."
LIBERTARIAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ON 'INSIDE OC'
Laguna Beach, CA (July 22, 2016) Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's presidential candidate who has been drawing double-digit support in public opinion polls, will appear on "Inside OC with Rick Reiff."
CHAPMAN U NEW 'INSIDE OC' SPONSOR
Laguna Beach, CA (June 16, 2016) Chapman University, a growing university with a rising national reputation, has become a Silver sponsor of "Inside OC with Rick Reiff."
EMMY NOMINATION FOR 'STUDIO SOCAL'
Los Angeles, CA (June 9, 2016) Studio SoCal has been nominated by the Television Academy for a LA Area Emmy Award. The show, co-hosted by Elizabeth Espinosa and Rick Reiff, is one of eight nominations for PBS SoCal, the home for PBS to Greater LA/SoCal. Winners will be announced July 23, at Saban Media Center in No. Hollywood.
'Inside OC' Airing on Cox; MemorialCare New Sponsor
Laguna Beach, CA (Feb. 18, 2016) "Inside OC with Rick Reiff" will be seen more often and in more places through a partnership with Cox in Orange County and San Diego. The weekly public affairs show, a production of Reiff Communications Associates, has also added a new sponsor, MemorialCare Health System.
RICK REIFF AND ELIZABETH ESPINOSA TO HOST A NEW SHOW ON PBS SOCAL
COSTA MESA, Calif. (May. 19, 2014) PBS SoCaL, PBS for Greater Los Angeles, announced Elizabeth Espinosa and Rick Reiff as co-hosts of a new weekly News and Public Affairs program that will launch this summer...
SOCAL INSIDER THREE-PEATS GOLDEN MIKE AWARD
COSTA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2014) PBS SoCaL's Emmy-nominated news and public affairs program, "SoCal Insider with Rick Reiff," has been honored with two Golden Mike Awards...
EMMY NOMINATION FOR SOCAL INSIDER
COSTA MESA, Calif. (June 20, 2013) "SoCaL Insider with Rick Reiff" has been named a finalist for a Los Angeles Area Emmy award. The show, produced by Rick Reiff and David Nazar, is one of three finalists in the category of Informational/Public Affairs Series...
ANOTHER GOLDEN MIKE FOR SOCAL INSIDER
COSTA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2013) PBS SoCaL has been honored with a 2012 Golden Mike Award® in Division B for “Best News Public Affairs Program” for "SoCaL Insider." The award will be announced by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California...
PLACIDO DOMINGO SHOW GOES NATIONAL
COSTA MESA, Calif. (November 5, 2012) --- SoCal Insider with Rick Reiff's April 2012 show devoted to opera great Placido Domingo is a finalist in the Los Angeles Press Club's National Entertainment Awards competition.
"Placido Domingo, Greatest Living Tenor," has been airing on public television stations across the country...
DAVID NAZAR REVISITS THE L.A. RIOTS