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.
November is National Alzheimer’s awareness month and Nov. 19 is National Memory Screening Day.
With the 50th anniversary of Pres. John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaching, many are talking about the late president.
It seems like every week there is a new story about the affordable health care act, a new bill being proposed in Harrisburg, and the fight between UPMC and Highmark.
Clint Hurdle is already the National League Manager of the Year, but even more awards are coming his way.
You know the commercials by now. The UPMC vs. Highmark ads are reminiscent of political ads. Some ads are ending by urging people to call their legislatures and urge them to vote for a set of bills. What bill are they talking about?
Joking and teasing at work happens almost every day, but when does teasing turn into bullying?
As game five of the NLDS approaches we find many Pittsburgher’s are joining in the fun by creating their own songs in support of Bucco Fever. Here’s a list of some of those songs: The [...]
“H” is for Highland Park. The Kdka Morning News visited the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in Highland Park on Thursday, October 17th with a live broadcast from 5-9AM!
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.