Larry Richert is a co-host of the KDKA Morning Show with Kevin Battle weekdays from 5-9am on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA since 2001.

Larry has been a shining star in Pittsburgh radio and television since he came to KDKA in November of 1988. There was a 10-year period where he was a weather anchor for KDKA-TV. His dedication to Pittsburgh made him the perfect ambassador for the city and awarded him the Vector’s Richard Caliguiri Award.

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As Larry grew up, he traveled through-out the city to many towns helping to shape his love of Pittsburgh. He was born in Millvale and raised in McCandless Township, and then attended St. Ursula grade school in Hampton. Next he progressed to North Allegheny High School where he graduated and journeyed to Clarion University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.

In addition, his work on KDKA, Richert is the public address announcer at Heinz Field for all Pittsburgh Steelers home games, part of the University of Pittsburgh football radio broadcast crew and has been the voice of NFL Films/Steelers highlights continually since 1985. He has been the narrative voice of the New York Yankees “Behind The Seems” show for 4 seasons. He counts among his commercial client’s national ads for Gatorade and many more.

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Larry is the Executive Producer of the feature documentary “Bruno Sammartino” recently considered for the Academy Awards and he co-wrote and co-produced a feature family film called “Amazing Racer” starring Lou Gossett Jr, Charles Durning, Eric Roberts and many more well known stars!

Larry participates and supports over 50 charity events annually. He commits his time to helping others wherever he can. He is passionate about supporting our veterans through a number of programs, is the Honorary Chairperson for the American Cancer Society’s annual Golf Classic as well as the JDRF Gala event plus Dapper Dan Charities, just to name a few.

Larry and his wife Cindi have three children: Erica, Zach and Emily.

Charities

Larry Richert has been involved with hundreds of nonprofit organizations over the years. Below is a list of some of the charities that he has supported.