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.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.
Schools are a place for children to learn the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic, but they are also a place where life lessons can be learned.
There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.
With the weather dropping to a new record cold, many people have chosen to stay indoors. What are some precautions you should be taking?
Bitter cold is making its way to Pittsburgh early next week and furnaces will be on full power, and people will be under their blankets trying to keep warm.
Since 1958 NORAD has been tracking Santa to let little boys and little girls know where the jolly elf is in the world.
No one around the Pittsburgh area won the Mega Millions, but one Wexford man won a raffle for a valuable painting after only spending $140 for a ticket.
Last year was the first time in a long time Pirates players and fans had something to be proud of. Sights are set on even more success for the 2014 season. The hype and excitement start this weekend at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center as PirateFest gets underway.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Earlier this year a man who was allegedly hallucinating and paranoid killed his 76 year-old grandmother in Gibsonia when he said the “Archangel Michael” made him do it. The family told KDKA’s John Shumway when it happened they wanted to see laws change because families need protection against thoughts who they feel are violent but have yet to act out.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) The holidays are quickly approaching and time is running out on finding that perfect gift. The gadget guru, Dr. Frank Viggiano is here to help. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some ideas with only a couple shopping weeks left.
It’s a question as old as the ages; well, as old as a few weeks. What is better – the Xbox One or PlayStation 4?
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) How do you know what to look for when searching for a tablet this holiday season? Does price equal quality? Dr. Frank joined Larry Richert to give his expert opinion on what Tablets to get if you have some money to spend and even if you don’t what good ones are out there for a modest price.
You can save money and find legitimate deals on Black Friday as long as you make a plan and stick to it.
American Idol contestant Adam Brock, a Washington, Pa. native, talked to NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway the day of the Duquesne Light Santa Spectacular.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) He is arguably the greatest and most famous gymnastics coach of all time. Bela Karolyi joined KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about what it takes to be a great gymnast, some of his favorite moments, and a great gymnastics event coming to Pittsburgh next summer.