Larry Green

2001 Inductee

Born in Greeley, Colorado, Larry has two children, Andy and Whitney, and is married to Amy Thompson Green. He graduated from Arvada West High School in 1967 and attended Northern Arizona University from 1967 to 1969. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech from Colorado State University in 1971.

Larry worked as a reporter, photographer, anchor, sportscaster and Assistant News Director of KGUN-TV in Tucson before moving to KVOA-TV in Tucson to handle promotion and weather duties. While in Tucson he also worked as the Advertising and Promotion Director at Nordensson Advertising. Before joining KCNC News4 in May of 1982, Larry was the weather-caster at KMGH-TV Channel 7 in Denver.

Currently Larry co-anchors “First news” with Stephanie Riggs and takes on the weather-casting duties of News4 at 5 and News4 at 10, Sunday through Thursday evenings. He has received two Emmy Awards for his 1988 tornado coverage and his 1989 science reporting with Professor John Taylor of the University of Colorado.
Outside his regular duties, Larry participates in several community projects including the annual Salvation Army Share the Spirit Drive, and activities with Cystic Fibrosis, YMCA and others. He was named 1995 Broadcast Citizen of the Year by the Colorado Broadcasters Association. In his spare time fishing, fly-fishing, sports and woodworking are his favorite activities.