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.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr. Robert Thompson, pop culture and TV expert, about the changes we’ve seen in the decade since the release of iTunes.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to rising country music star Lizzie Sider, who at 14 is making waves in the music industry with her amazing voice and her anti-bullying song.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Brian Rider of the Pennsylvania Retailers Association about taxing Internet retail sales and the push in Congress to get it done.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jake Shimabukuro, world-famous ukulele player, about his new album and how he is bringing his little instrument to the world stage.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to The Education Partnership about the growing need for school supplies and how you can help.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dan D’Augistino about details for the new zip line he’s bringing to North Park.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge about the Boston Marathon bombings.
In Pittsburgh, we take special pride in the fact that the vaccine for polio was developed right here by Dr. Jonas Salk, and first used April 12, 1955.
This year, the American Cancer Society is launching its research study called the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). You can help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer by [...]
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to David Onorato, head of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, about all the details behind the new city parking machines.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jillian Soto, sister of one of the teachers killed during the Newtown school shooting, about her view of gun control and her work in Washington, DC.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Bruno Sammartino about his induction into the Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Check out this video of a boyfriend jumping out of the way of a ball that hits his girlfriend in the face! Ouch!
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Frank Perman of Perman Funeral Home about a meet and greet open house that will help end the mystery behind planning a funeral.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Pirates GM Neal Huntington about the end of Spring Training and the move to Pittsburgh for opening day.