Todd Richards

Todd Richards

Sports Director, KFVS

Cape Girardeau, MO

Todd Richards is the Sports Director for Heartland News.

Todd has led the KFVS12 sports department to several awards. Most recently, The Missouri Broadcasters Association named Heartland Sports The 2016 Best Sportscast.

In addition to leading KFVS12 to multiple Missouri honors Todd has been named Best Sportscaster by the Illinois Broadcasters Association four times.

Todd also hosts the Southeast Missouri State Football and Basketball Coaches shows on

When it comes to Cardinals baseball, Todd has been a good luck charm, covering two World Series celebrations in the St. Louis Clubhouse!

Prior to his days in the Heartland, Todd worked as a sports anchor at WFIE-TV, the NBC affiliate in Evansville, Indiana. He was voted "Best of Evansville Sportscaster" for the three straight years.

Todd also worked as an award winning Sports Director at WYMT-TV in Hazard, Kentucky.

Growing up in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Todd attended Northern Michigan University on a football scholarship. He has become the face of Heartland Football Friday and also started Heartland Hoops on KFVS12. In fact, you would have a hard time finding a sport Todd doesn't enjoy covering.

Todd and his wife Darah enjoy many family activities like going to the movies and dining out. Todd also enjoys just about any sporting activity with his two sons Cade and Evan. Despite his challenging schedule, Todd still finds time for volunteer work and is never too busy to meet new friends. Please say hello if you see him out and about. You just might see yourself on Heartland News that day.

Recent Articles by Todd

Heartland Football Friday Playoff Games

  Heartland Football Friday playoff games

SEMO Soccer coach Heather Nelson named OVC Coach of Year

SEMO battles but falls short at Vanderbilt

SIU first-year basketball coach Bryan Mullins wins regular season opener

SEMO women’s basketball wins regular season opener

MO District soccer semifinals results

Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament staying in St. Louis

SEMO Basketball wins exhibition opener

Heartland Football Friday Playoff schedule for Illinois and Missouri 11/1

East Carter Softball team prepares for State Semifinal

Heartland Sports Finals from 10/30.

Heartland District Volleyball Champions

Jackson wins SEMO Conference Volleyball Tournament

Heartland Football Friday featured games for 10/18

  Heartland Football Friday featured games 9/27

  Heartland Football Friday featured games 9/20

  Jackson defeats Cape Central 35-0

  Heartland Football Friday scores and highlights Week 1

  Cape Catfish defeated 5-2 in Prospect League Championship to finish their first season

  Cape Catfish win Western Division title

Eight Cape Catfish players named Prospect League All-Stars

  Jackson Freshman American Legion team wins state title

  Poplar Bluff native Kameron Misner signs with Miami Marlins

Blues sign Berube to three-year contract extension

Cardinals relief pitcher Hicks to have Tommy John surgery

  Rhodes introduced as next head baseball coach at SIU

  Ja Morant introduced with the Memphis Grizzlies

Blues announce preseason schedule for 2019-20

  Blues defeat Bruins 4-1 in game 7 to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history