George Richert

Professional  Experience

  • Joined the News 4 team, December,1998
  • Hosted “Newsday at Noon” WBEN-AM, Buffalo, 1994
  • Airborne Traffic Reporter WGR-AM and WGR-FM, Buffalo 1988

Awards/Recognition

  • 2014- Winner of NY State Emmy Award
  • 2014- Winner of Associated Press Award
  • 2014- Winner of Edward R. Murrow Award
  • 2014- Winner of Buffalo Broadcasters ‘Pinnacle Award’

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Buffalo State College, 1990
  • St. Joseph Collegiate Institute, 1985

Hobbies

  • Hunting, fishing, water skiing

Family

  • Wife and two children

Favorite Movie

  • “On Golden Pond”

What I Like About Buffalo

  • “Its uniqueness, ethnicity, and friendliness.”

Most Interesting Assignment

  • Following the inspiring story of the late Army Sgt. James Hackemer

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