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 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.
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.