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Rich Gould’s passion for sports is what led him to pursue a career as a sports broadcaster. He is currently the Sports Director at News 11. As Sports Director, Rich produces sportscasts for the 7pm news and coordinates and schedules assignments for sports reporters.

From 1980-1985 Rich was the Sports Director for the NBC affiliate WGEM-TV in Quincy, Illinois. He was responsible for producing sportscasts for the 6 and 10pm news. In 1985, he joined KRBK-TV in Sacramento as Sports Director. He then moved on to KPLR-TV in October 1987.

In 1988-89, Rich handled color and analysis on Cardinals Baseball away broadcasts, and he currently hosts interviews during CW 11 televised home games. Rich is devoted to Children’s Miracle Network, a non-profit that benefits both St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Journalism and minor in English from Evangel College in Springfield, Mo.

His other passions include television sports, golf, movies, playing the guitar and singing.


Recent Articles
  • Yadier Molina out for at least 8 weeks after thumb injury

    (KTVI) – The St. Louis  Cardinals ace Yadier Molina has torn ligaments in his thumb and will need surgery. That’s the word from the Cardinals Thursday afternoon. Molina was injured during Wednesday night’s game vs. Pirates.   That means Molina will be out  8 to 12 weeks and will miss the All-Star Game this weekend. With surgery, he could be out for the rest of the season. Molina is one of the Cardinals’ most valuable hitters and is the ball club’s […]

  • Rams sign QB Davis, Quinn agrees to terms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The St. Louis Rams have signed Austin Davis to the active roster and Brady Quinn has agreed to terms, according the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But the guy they really wanted got away. The Rams were interested in Ryan Griffin, a quarterback from Tulane who was on the Saints practice squad. Soon as the Rams showed interest, the Saints put him on the 53 man roster. This all comes after news that starting QB Sam Bradford tore […]

  • Preview: NLCS Game 6 between Cardinals and Dodgers

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The Cardinals are back at Busch Stadium Friday night and fans hope for a big celebration after the game. Sometimes, you prepare for a game by taking the day off. Thursday was that day for the Cardinals and Dodgers. No workouts at Busch Stadium. Game 6 is 7:37 first pitch Friday. Fascinating duel expected between Wacha and Kershaw, so I suspect many hitters will be frustrated again as Yadi was Wednesday in L.A. Remember, good pitching […]

  • Cardinals start playoff push

    (KPLR) Friday night, the Cardinals will have the spirits on ice.  Shelby Miller won his 15th game, and Yadier Molina drove in two runs as the Cardinals beat Washington 4-1 at Busch Stadium. Coupled with Chicago’s 4-2 win over Pittsburgh, the Cardinals magic number is one meaning any Cardinals win or Pirates loss and St. Louis is the Central Division champion. Off day tomorrow for the Cardinals and Chicago plays downtown at 7:15 Friday night. Follow Rich Gould on Facebook: […]

  • Adam Wainwright Issues Public Apology To Matheny

    HOUSTON, TX (KTVI)– Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright issued a public apology to Manager Mike Matheny for being upset with a decision by his manager to pull him from Sunday’s game vs Texas with two out in the 7th inning and the game tied 1-1. Wainwright expressed his complete satisfaction and respect for Matheny and said any comments made after Sunday’s tough loss were the result of his wanting to win so badly. Adam’s apology was made Tuesday afternoon in Houston […]

  • Bellerive Senior PGA Preview

    LADUE, MO. (KTVI) – Golf’s best seniors are in St. Louis for the 74th Seniors PGA Championship which begins Thursday at Bellerive Country Club.  Roger Chapman is the defending champion, Tom Watson won this event two years ago and local favorite Hale Irwin is a four time winner.  Bellerive is one of the few clubs in America to have hosted a US Open, a US Seniors Open, a PGA Championship and now, a Seniors PGA Championship. Follow Rich Gould on […]

  • Nats Beat Cards 2-1; Game 5 Friday

    WASHINGTON DC (KTVI) – Washington National fans are elated. Jayson Werth scored a game winning home run in the bottom of the 9th inning. The homer sealed a win for the Nats. The series is tied 2-2. The tie breaking game will be played on Friday. Fans, these are the high holy days. For most of the game the Cardinals and Washington Nationals were tied 1-1. Kyle Lohse pitching beautifully for St. Louis. He’s been matched pitch for pitch by […]

  • Kurt Warner Talks About Time Off The Field

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Former Rams quarterback Kurt Warner is in town ahead of the big game. He took a little time out of his busy schedule to chat with  KPLR  sports director  Rich Gould about his new role off the field.

  • Ladies Sing The Blues

    (KPLR)– Meet the women behind the men of the St. Louis Blues Friday.  Rich Gould hosted a 30 minute special “Ladies Sing the Blues” which focuses on the lives of Blues significant others, how they watch the game, community involvement and more.  Blues President John Davidson joins Rich in studio. The special will be rebroadcast Sunday, April 1, at 7:30 pm in place of Sunday Sports Extra.

  • Blues’ Wives Featured In, “The Ladies Sing The Blues”

    St. Louis, MO (KTVI) – The Blues are close to snagging the best record in the NHL. It is one of the league`s best stories of the year. But, there’s another story about the women behind the Blues; Their wives and girlfriends. Meet some of the player’s significant others and what it`s like for them during a game. You`ll also see why they`re scoring big points in the community. “The Ladies Sing The Blues” airs tonight on KPLR’s News 11 […]

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