Rick Reiff

Editor at Large

Rick Reiff has been with the Orange County Business Journal since 1990, serving as editor, executive editor and currently editor at large. He wrote the paper's popular OC Insider column for 15 years. He is co-host of the weekly program "Studio SoCal" on PBS SoCaL-TV. He previously was a staff writer for Forbes magazine. Reiff was the lead reporter on a team at the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal that won a 1987 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Goodyear-James Goldsmith takeover battle.

Email: reiff@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 208

Recent Stories

Doti Just Missed This List

Local Bid for Register Parent Came Late; ‘Would Have Been Spectacular’

They weren’t a dollar short, but they were a day late.

Allergan Assessment: Déjà Vu & Differences

Scribe Who Was There Compares Hostile Bid for Drug Maker to 1980s Raid on Goodyear

A celebrated company comes under attack from corporate raiders, putting thousands of jobs in jeopardy, threatening a leading corporate citizen, and triggering debate over the peril of financial markets.

UCI Prof: Healthcare Coverage Cuts Costs Over Time

Project Tracks Hospital Use by Newly Insured

UC Irvine professor: Healthcare coverage cuts costs over time, in Healthcare

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Make Way for CSU Long Beach; Farewell Column

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Peter Churm, OC Pioneer; Lincoln Club’s 50th; CFO Humor

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Can State Rebound? McCluney’s Brush With Steve Jobs

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Albert Pujols’ Econ Stimulus; Bill Gross Likes Ron Paul

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Ritz’ Brave New Year; Charitable Guy’s Painful 2011

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

OC Money, Politics: Challenge to Unions; Billionaire Donors

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Another BCS Win For OC; Kay Warren, D.C. VIP

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Diocese’s Cathedral Win Called ‘Miracle;’ Forgotten Kingmaker

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Not-So-Fat Lady Will Sing; New Bren Baby

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Chinese Influx to OC? The New 'Two Californias'

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

PC Wiz Targets Conference Room; Nixon Chapter Ends

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

A ‘Princess’ Passes; Prez Hopeful Cain Missing in OC

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Hoag Biotech Deal; Ritz Must Move; Irvine Co. Departure

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Healthcare Reform Gets Bad Prognosis; Guv Says ‘Thanks’

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

This OC Treasurer Avoids Headlines; Chris Cox Coverboy

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Mudgett’s New Gig: Workouts; OC Hosts Women VIPs

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

New UCI Dean Wants to Partner; John Wayne Auction

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Some Tension but No Arrests at This Israeli’s Talk

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Chapman Seeks Biz Dean; Pyott, Herbert Close Friends—Now

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Great Park Approval Shakes Irvine Politics; Perry, Then Christie

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Lyon Cars Fetch $12.5M; Mike Ellzey, Great Park Survivor

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Tale of Two Police Departments; Iraq Mea Culpas

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

OC Ballplayers on Screen with Pitt; State Ranked ‘Worst’

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Oklahoma Billionaire In Cathedral Drama; BK Bragging Rights

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Vegas Bullet Train Gets Key OK; Allergan Exec Moves

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Latvian Leader Gets ‘Botox Treatment;’ Harrah Ready, Again

INSIDE OC Column by Rick Reiff

OCers Join Royal Welcome; DiCaprio Heads Fisker List

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

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Schuller Gets Snub From His Board, Visit from Chapman

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Corporate Counsels Loosen Their Ties; Editor Wears Hat

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Bren Hosts Guests Richer Than Him; Fairgrounds Fissure

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

United Way Gets Irvine Co. Boss; Welsh Sees Whales

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Darwin in Neverland: Fashionista on MJ; Pageant’s New Voice

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Hyundai Sales Rising With Gas Prices; UCI-China Linkup

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Chapman Plans China Campus; Agran’s History of Irvine

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

OC 50 Grows More Global in Flavor; Bren Imposter Deal

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Nixon Group Shuns Woodward, Bradlee; Taking on Defense

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

UCI Sees Giving Rebound; Around the World in 15 Days

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Branson, Stearnses Jet-Hop in SoCal; $5M UCI Gift

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Calling Rich Bruins: UCLA Keepsake On Auction Block

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Koontz Has Real Scare; Congress VIPs Visit OC

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

OC’s World Ties: Fest Aids Japan, Turbi Blasts Gadhafi

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Check Out These Political Bedfellows; $300M ‘Handshake’

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

Chapman’s New Dean: Credentials, Quips, Less Controversy

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

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