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.
For many, it is a yearly vacation. Steelers fans from all over the world converge on St. Vincent College to celebrate the beginning of training camp.
Pete Trabucco discussed the recent rise in amusement park admission.
Get more information on this year’s Larry Richert Celebrity Golf Classic.
KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to Jesse Ventura, former governor and wrestler, about his new book on why he dislikes both parties.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Buzz Aldrin about his new book, and why he thinks we need to go to Mars.
Check out this awesome footage of a bear trying to eat a video camera in the wild!
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Danielle Martin, online cooking host of “girl Meets Bug,” about her passion for cooking and eating bugs.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to a professor who eats bugs about the U.N.’s solution for future world food shortages.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to KDTV’s Dr. Maria Simbra about congenital heart defects and how you can watch for symptoms.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Alan Shepard, author and world adventurer, about his new book and exploits.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to job specialist Monica Allen about tips for college graduates to get a job, and the odd behavior some do at job interviews.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk with Lifestyle Editor Shelley Duffy about an interesting study about how adult children feel about their parents moving in with them.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Ambassador Dan Rooney about his new book, “Allegheny City: A History of Pittsburgh’s North Side.”
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr Frank Viggiano, the Gadget Guru, for new tech and gadgets you should know about.
See video of the plane crash in Afghanistan that killed 7 at the the Bagram Air Base.