Since September 2001, Larry has hosted the KDKA Morning News. He has been a constant in Pittsburgh radio and television since the early ‘80s and has long been an ambassador for the city of 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 Steelers home games and also serves as the voice of NFL Films/Steelers Highlights. He also is part of the Pitt Football radio team for pre and post game shows. Richert is active in dozens of charities including Autism Speaks, the Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society where he serves as host of their Celebrity Golf Classic held every June. Larry and his wife Cindi have three children.
This winter has been long and has left a lot of people looking at the glass half empty. With the signs of spring starting to show, now is a change to change your attitude.
Once again we’re honoring those in this region who make a difference, but don’t ask for anything in return. Learn about the 2014 Hometown Heroes here.
Over the weekend, well-known forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal consultant Cyril Wecht wrote an op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about how marijuana came to be demonized and expressed his support to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway have talked to people all over the world but Wednesday they took their first ever call from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro when UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon checked in.
“Son of God” follows the entire life of Jesus and Bishop David Zubik got a sneak preview. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to give his review live from Rome.
Lauryn Williams captured silver in Sochi in the women’s bobsledding event. She joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about her experience.
Gov. Tom Corbett came to the KDKA Radio studios Wednesday to answer questions from Morning Show hosts Larry Richert and John Shumway as well as questions from callers.
It happens every year around this time. Cabin fever sets in and people seem to be a little edgier. With the seemingly constant cold temperatures and snow this winter people’s moods seem worse than usual.
Psychiatrist Dr. Patton Van Nickell with Allegheny General Hospital joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to identify if you just have the winter blues or something more and how to deal with it.
It seems like almost every other day there are multiple school delays and closings.
There are Steelers bars all across the country and the world, but what are the odds of a Pittsburgh themed bar in Russia?
The Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony is this Friday and one of our own is in Sochi, Russia representing the USA.
Another round of snow is making its way through the area and the Allegheny County salt trucks are clearing the roads, for now.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – He was the brains of a small company in California that took the world by storm. When you look at your phone or computer there is a good chance that device is an Apple product.
Leigh Steinberg joined Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about his new book, “The Agent,” in which he tells his story of victory, personal defeats, and how he is coming back.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Days when the temperature dips near or below zero, AAA knows they are going to get more service calls than usual. Wednesday morning’s commute was no different.