LARRY RICHERT

A PITTSBURGH FAVE AND FAN OF WINDOW NATION

Larry is the co-host of the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway. Born in Millvale and raised in McCandless Township, Richert attended North Allegheny High School and graduated from Clarion University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. Larry Richert has been a constant in Pittsburgh radio and television since the early ‘80s, and since September of 2001 Richert has hosted the KDKA Radio Morning News. He has long been an ambassador for the city of Pittsburgh and was winner of the Vector’s Richard Caliguiri Award for that reason. 

LARRY FUN FACTS

  • Larry is the voice of NFL Films highlights and the PA announcer at Heinz Field

  • He spent 10 years as a weather anchor on KDKA-TV

  • Larry co-wrote and co-produced a feature family film called “Amazing Racer”, starring Lou Gossett Jr. Charles During, Daryl Hanna and others

  • “Larry’s Heroes” recognizes ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  He has been honoring local citizens the past five years throughout the Pittsburgh area