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
  • UMSL Star Student: Matthew Gregory from Tower Grove Christian Academy

    It’s the University of Missouri-St. Louis Star Student of the Month!!  For the month of May, we’re honoring Matthew Gregory, senior at Tower Grove Christian Academy. Matt plays FOUR sports:  Soccer, Basketball, Baseball and Track all while maintaining a 3.7 GPA. Matt is graduating this month after making National Honor Society and being Student Class President! He’s been 1st team all state Soccer, 2nd team all state basketball 2017.  All Sports he has been presented with Most Improved, All Around […]

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Bob Gaus of Tower Tee

    On Sunday Sports Extra, Rich Gould visited with PGA Gateway Section pro Bob Gaus about Tower Tee, a St. Louis institution that is slated to close this July.

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Kentucky Derby

    On Sunday Sports Extra, Fairmount Park Director of Racing Bobby Pace joined Rich Gould to break down the 2018 Kentucky Derby, won by Bob Baffert’s horse Justify.

  • Star Student: Kelly Maeda from Marquette High School

    It’s the University of Missouri St. Louis Star Student of the Month of April!  We’re honoring Kelly Meada, junior tennis and racquetball player from Marquette High School.  Kelly made the Deans’ List for St. Louis Community College her first semester while taking 18 credit hours. Kelly will graduate high school in 2019 with an Associates Degree from STLCC.  Also made the Honor Roll at Marquette High School for the same semester – the first student to do so! She’s a […]

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Blues broadcaster Chris Kerber

    On Sunday Sports Extra, Blues broadcaster Chris Kerber dropped by to chat with Rich Gould about the Blues season and Stanley Cup Playoffs.

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Legends of St. Louis Golf

    PGA pro Jay Delsing joined Rich Gould on Sunday Sports Extra to chat about the upcoming “Legends of St. Louis Golf” dinner April 23 at Hilton Frontenac Hotel.  Tickets are $90 with a table for 10 going for $900.

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Wash. U. Basketball Coach Mark Edwards

    (KPLR) – Washington University basketball coach Mark Edwards joins Rich Gould on Sunday Sports Extra to talk about his career which is ending after 37 years as coach of the Bears.

  • Missouri State Basketball Tournament

    High school sports expert Jim Powers joined Rich Gould on Sunday Sports Extra to break down the Missouri state basketball tournaments played this weekend and next at Missouri State in Springfield.

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Ex-Blue Jamie Rivers

    Ex Blues star Jamie Rivers dropped by to chat Blues hockey on Sunday Sports Extra as the team tries to charge into the playoffs.  Right now the Blues are in 10th place in the western conference.

  • UMSL Star Student of the Month: Justin Fitzpatrick

    Congratulations to Justin Fitzpatrick, Senior student at Hillsboro Senior High School! Justin maintains a 4.5 GPA, participates in Football, Soccer AND Track – and he’s Senior Class President, along with a member of the National Honor Society, STEM Academy participant and so much more. Justin is the Team Captain for soccer, 1st Team All District, 2nd Team All-Conference, Scholar Athlete Award, Sportsmanship Award 2 years in a row. Kicker for the football team where Hillsboro won MAFC District and Conference […]

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Arch Madness

    (KPLR) – Missouri Valley Commissioner Doug Elgin dropped by to talk Arch Madness on Sunday Sports Extra.  The annual tournament begins Thursday at Scottrade Center with Loyola of Chicago the number one seed.

  • Sunday Sports Extra: Olympic Legacy

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – On Sunday Sports Extra, Mike Loynd is the St. Louis Olympic Committee Chairman and dropped by to visit with Rich Gould about the history of the games in St. Louis.