In the Spring of 2009, Richard Best was selected to participate in a new television reality show, Hydra Executives. The show featured two teams: one from America and the other from Great Britain, each with eight members utilizing their skills in business, architecture and other endeavors to compete for a grand prize. Filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia, the show aired in the Fall of 2009.
Richard Best was featured in a radio interview with Frances Anderton on Los Angeles public radio station KCRW discussing how he followed an unconventional path when the recession hit by joining a reality show. Hear his amazing story.
Hear the interview here (scroll down to August 2009)