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 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

  Blues win 2-1 against Bruins in game 5 of Stanley Cup Finals

Kelso Klassic postponed until July

SIU Pitcher selected in 33rd round by Atlanta Braves

  Cape Catfish Win first home game

Kameron Misner picked in 1st round of MLB Draft

SIU head baseball coach Ken Henderson steps down

St. Vincent falls in shoot out for girls soccer title

  Cape Catfish lose season opener on the road Thursday

  Notre Dame girls soccer win Class 2 State Title

Blues defeat Bruins 3-2 in OT in game two of Stanley Cup Finals

St. Vincent wins to move onto Class 1 girls soccer final

Notre Dame girls soccer advances to state title game

Saxony Lutheran baseball claims 3rd place in State

Capahas open up 125th baseball season

  MSHSAA Track & Field Championships moved to Saturday, Jackson athletes reflect on tornado

Heartland quarterfinal baseball and girls soccer scores