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

On Deck: Redoing Angel Stadium, Again; Top Toshiba Field

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

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Musco’s Relief Pod Helps in Haiti; Samueli Takes Train

OC Insider column by Rick Reiff

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Agran, Teller Have ‘Social’ Lunch; From Pimco to Citigroup

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Slow Economy Not Stopping These Guys; Gus Owen Returns

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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No-Spin Zone At Irvine Co.; Raj Does Dome

OC Insider column by Rick Reiff

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Fair Play: Manley Sees Another Gem; Nancy ‘29’ Wilhelm

OC INSIDER Column by Rick Reiff

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Pre-Pre-Med Course at JSerra; UCLA’s Legal Win

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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The Other BCS Winner: Newport; Krafcik Kudo

OC INSIDER column by Rick Reiff

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UCI Law School No Longer Free, But Still a Deal

OC INSIDER column by Rick Reiff

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Hoag: VIPs’ Last Stop; Nicholas Deal? New Year Predictions

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Exactly What Did Henry Say? Museum’s General and Troops

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Patient Bean Counting: Diedrich’s Big Winner; Grippo’s New Guy

OC Insider column by Rick Reiff

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D.C. in OC as Pols Come Calling; Curious Case of Pang, Irvines

OC Insider column by Rick Reiff

Inflation or Deflation? Take Your Pick; Détente in Anaheim

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Fairgrounds Deal Loses Ground; Professor Has Cautions for California

Inside OC Column by Rick Reiff

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Recession Hits Golf Club Members, Too; Carly’s Biz Backers

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Buffett, Gross Top Bloomberg Survey; Playoffs Sans Pringle

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Mayors Trash Talk On Angels-Yankees; Carly’s Big Date

OC Insider column by Rick Reiff

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Pringle’s Tax Panel Faces Long Odds; Meg Skips Debate

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Pringle's Tax Panel Faces Long Odds; Meg Skips Debate

Pringle's Tax Panel Faces Long Odds; Meg Skips Debate

Gates, Other Buffett Pals Party (Quietly); Baugh and Brown

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Gates, Other Buffett Pals Party (Quietly); Baugh and Brown

Gates, Other Buffett Pals Party (Quietly); Baugh and Brown

British Consul Tries U.S. Healthcare; Execs See Slow Recovery

Inside OC Column by Rick Reiff

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British Consul Tries U.S. Healthcare; Execs See Slow Recovery

British Consul Tries U.S. Healthcare; Execs See Slow Recovery

Windfall Brings Fisker Opportunity, Critics; Guv Pitches OCPAC Fest

OC Insider Column by Rick Reiff

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Windfall Brings Fisker Opportunity, Critics; Guv Pitches OCPAC Fest

Windfall Brings Fisker Opportunity, Critics; Guv Pitches OCPAC Fest

How UC Lessened Investment Losses; Ueberroth Eyes Deals

How UC Lessened Investment Losses; Ueberroth Eyes Deals

Who Needs Wall Street? Not Merage Grads; Web Winner

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OC INSIDER COLUMN by Rick Reiff

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Singleton Still Likes Freedom, But No Wooing for Now

Weekly Column by Rick Reiff

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Singleton Still Likes Freedom, But No Wooing for Now

Singleton Still Likes Freedom, But No Wooing for Now

Hyundai Cashes in On Clunkers; OCers Cruise the Concours

Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America won big, relatively speaking, in the just-concluded “Cash for Clunkers” program.

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Hyundai Cashes in On Clunkers; OCers Cruise the Concours

Hyundai Cashes in On Clunkers; OCers Cruise the Concours

They’re Back: Met-Rx Redux, Sugar Ray Plays

They’re Back: Met-Rx Redux, Sugar Ray Plays

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UCI Cost Cutter; Ex-Californians Rip Golden State

UCI Cost Cutter; Ex-Californians Rip Golden State

Law Firms Add SEC Talent; Biz Profs Pan Clunker Program

Law Firms Add SEC Talent; Biz Profs Pan Clunker Program

Another Shakeup in Nick's Defense Team; Campbell Does CNBC

Another Shakeup in Nick's Defense Team; Campbell Does CNBC

Zimbabwe Postcard from Paul Freeman; locals at Cooperstown

Zimbabwe Postcard from Paul Freeman; locals at Cooperstown

'Last Great Estate' for Low-Key Developer; OC's Fed Crime Rise

'Last Great Estate' for Low-Key Developer; OC's Fed Crime Rise

Arte's New Home; Ackerman Flips, Says Time for Convention

Arte's New Home; Ackerman Flips, Says Time for Convention

Texas Guv Woos SoCal Auto Club; Muzzy's New Gig

Texas Guv Woos SoCal Auto Club; Muzzy's New Gig

He Slayed Enron's Ken Lay, Now Defends Countrywide's Mozilo

He Slayed Enron's Ken Lay, Now Defends Countrywide's Mozilo

Local Effort to Buy Fairgrounds; New Bren Adviser

Local Effort to Buy Fairgrounds; New Bren Adviser

Ex-Socialite Ready For Biz Spotlight; Forbes Finds Fisker

Ex-Socialite Ready For Biz Spotlight; Forbes Finds Fisker

Congrats and Mansion Requests for Flanders; Nick's Night Out

Congrats and Mansion Requests for Flanders; Nick's Night Out

OC's Fiscal Image: Chump to Champ; Temporary Turquoise

OC's Fiscal Image: Chump to Champ; Temporary Turquoise

Legal Headlines: Robinson v. Tobacco, Callahan v. Blackwater

Legal Headlines: Robinson v. Tobacco, Callahan v. Blackwater

Will Flanders Hit The Bunny Trail? Rados Remembered

Will Flanders Hit The Bunny Trail? Rados Remembered

Recession? Big Gifts For Chapman, UCI; Another Strand Sale

Recession? Big Gifts For Chapman, UCI; Another Strand Sale

Business-Friendly? OC Biz Leaders Support Prop 1A

Business-Friendly? OC Biz Leaders Support Prop 1A