Beginning 3 September 2017, “Inside OC” will get the coveted news slot of PBS SoCal – 5 p.m. Sundays, the lead-in to “NewsHour Weekend” Our first show in the new time slot will feature singer-songwriter Jack Tempchin, who has written or co-written such classic hits as “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” for the Eagles; “Slow Dancing” for Johnny Rivers; and “You Belong to the City” and “Smuggler’s Blues” for Glenn Fry. His latest album “Peaceful Easy Feeling – The Songs of Jack Tempchin” was just released this week. And by chance, Tempchi
Discussion points get ironed out during a break in taping of “Inside OC,” now broadcasting on KDOC-TV, PBS SoCal, and Cox Channel 3. From left to right: “Inside OC” Co-producer / Host Rick Reiff, “Inside OC” Co-producer Scott Hays, author of “Writings on the Wall” and basketball superstar Kareem Abdul Jabbar, co-author and OCC professor Raymond Obstfeldt, and Iconomy CEO Deborah Morales. Save
Beginning January 2017, Inside OC will broadcast at 5:30 a.m. every Sunday on KDOC-TV, reaching an estimated 5.5 million homes in the LA/OC market. The guest lineup already includes Nobel economist Vernon Smith and the math genius who “beat the dealer” and the market, Ed Thorp.
Orange Appeal, March 2016 By Kseniya Taranyuk Scott Hays leans forward in the control room making sure the positioning of the cameras are correct, the sound mics are working, and the lighting is hitting the right angles. As a producer, Hays is involved in just about everything happening around him, and somehow he remains calm and collected, going with the flow. Getting cozy in the middle of two technicians on a Tuesday morning taping, Inside OC begins at the KDOC Studio and the teleprompter rolls. “We’ve got this new show Inside OC that is airi
Costa Mesa, Calif. (October 27, 2015) – PBS SoCal, with Reiff Communications Associates, will broadcast new episodes of Inside OC with Rick Reiff beginning Nov. 3 on PBS SoCal. Inside OC with Rick Reiff is a weekly half-hour public affairs program focused on Orange County’s vibrant trend-setting and industry-leading community. The program will feature interviews with public officials, community leaders and newsmakers. It will also cover trending topics with in-depth analysis from panelists including journalists, politicians and experts. Pulitz
By Norberto Santana Jr. PBS So Cal is bringing back it’s popular public affairs show focused on Orange County politics and government with host, Orange County Business Journal Editor at Large, Rick Reiff. The new Inside OC is premiering on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 1 a.m. and will also repeat six times a week on PBS SoCal’s family of channels and available on-line. Reiff has already produced two “test run” shows that can be seen with a featured panel discussion including OC Bar Association President Ashleigh Aitken, the OC Register’s Brian
Songwriters and performers are invited to submit original songs about the disease. They must have an uplifting element. Prizes will be awarded. By Michael Miller, 30 July 2015 As a son who has taken care of two parents with Alzheimer’s disease, Scott Hays knows the toll that memory loss can have on a family. As a former host on Laguna Beach’s FM radio station, he knows the uplift that music can bring. A few months ago, Hays witnessed both themes come together in the documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” which tr
The Local Television Program Features a Contingent of Interesting Guests By Donna Bunce, August 2015 OC Caravan is an eclectic mex of interviews, politics, music, and, as Producer/Host Scott Hays says, “conversations about random stuff that we find interesting.” The show broadcasts on Cox TV, Channel 3, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 12 noon Sundays. The television show developed from a radio show called The Friendship Show that Hays co-hosted with Laguna Beach-based nonprofit Friendship Shelter executives Dawn Price and Mark Miller in late 2013. That pa
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