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.
As a college student, getting a good internship is important, so when Villanova student Sean Hudgins landed a social media internship at the Vatican, he was excited to go halfway across the world.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Brian Shivler, founder of Rescue Hope, about how his organization is raising awareness of child sex trafficking happening in the United States and our area.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Allison Hall of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape about the Steubenville rape victim and the death threats against her.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik about the inauguration of Pope Francis.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Dr. Frank Viggiano, the Gadget Guru, about the latest tech, including a review of the new Samsung S4.
Shortly before Paterno’s death, a group of former players and film makers came together to interview 70 former players talking about what their coach meant to them.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Larry Richert was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Dr. Connie Ruzich, professor of English studies at Robert Morris University to talk about the RMU Speaker Series. The RMU Speaker [...]
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jerry Maroni, the man who tackled a shooter intent on killing everyone in the Fort Pitt Inn in North Fayette.
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KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, about Mexican-US relations, immigration, drug trafficking, and his coming visit to Pittsburgh.
With corruption charges and allegations of misspent funds, the Pittsburgh Police Department is battered.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Ben Keen, head of Steel City Vets and veteran of Iraq, about a new government report that says going to Iraq wasn’t worth the cost.
KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald about what he wants in a new mayor for the City of Pittsburgh. as well as thoughts on city/county consolidation.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to actor IronE Singleton, star of the Walking Dead and the movie Blindside, about his career and amazing rise from the street to Tinsel Town.
The Pittsburgh branch of the Wounded Warrior Project is run by local veteran and Marine Michael Palarino and he talked to KDKA-AM’s Larry and John Monday morning about it.