The host of the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert since 2001, Larry Richert is Pittsburgh’s master Master of Ceremonies and an ambassador for Pittsburgh.
Born in Millvale and raised in McCandless Township, Richert graduated from North Allegheny High School and Clarion University.
Larry is the public address announcer at Heinz Field for Steeler home games and also serves as the voice of NFL Films/Steelers Highlights and is active in dozens of charities including the American Cancer Society as host of their Celebrity Golf Classic held every June. Larry and his wife Cindi have three children.
Larry will honor 5 Hometown Heroes on Thursday, March 6 at the Lexus Club at PNC Park.
Like it or not, celebrities and athletes are role models for children. With the locker room culture of football locker rooms being exposed in light of the Richie Incognito incident and pop star Miley Cyrus smoking marijuana on stage, who are kids supposed to look up to?