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.
"We appreciate Rick's long commitment to the field of journalism and his continuing contributions," Press Club president Patrice Marsters said.
Reiff will receive the award at the Press Club's annual dinner June 14 at the Newport Beach Marriott.
Reiff is editor at large of the Orange County Business Journal, where he previously was editor for 10 years and its "OC Insider" columnist for 15 years. He is also host and producer of the weekly public affairs program "Inside OC with Rick Reiff," which is televised throughout the Southland on PBS SoCal, KDOC and Cox.
Reiff helped grow the OCBJ into one of the best-read and profitable local business weeklies. He has had TV shows on PBS SoCal for 14 years, winning three Golden Mikes for best public affairs program from the Radio and TV News Association of Southern California.
Reiff is a native of Chicago and graduate of Northwestern University. Prior to joining the OCBJ in 1990, he was a staff reporter for Forbes magazine. In 1987 he was the lead reporter on the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal's Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Goodyear-Jimmy Goldsmith takeover battle.
Updated April 27, 2018