July 15, 2024

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Rich DeMuro to Take Over for Leo Laporte in January 2023

Rich DeMuro will be taking over for Leo Laporte on broadcast stations, including KFI AM 640, across the nation.

Demuro’s show “Rich on Tech’ will debut on January 7, 2023. It will be a three-hour weekend program from DeMuro who is known for his popular “Rich on Tech” segment on KTLA-TV Channel 5 Los Angeles and for a weekly podcast with the same name.

DeMuro is known for discussing important consumer tech news, trends, tips, and reviews weekly.

In the past, DeMuro guest hosted for Laporte on numerous occasions.

Laporte, the host of The Tech Guy weekly radio show, announced on Nov. 19, 2022 his retirement. On the 20th, DeMuro shared across his official social media that he would be taking over for Lapore.

In one such post, Demuro acknowledged Laporte’s notable career alongside the announcement of his new role by writing “Thank you Leo for your guidance over the years and enjoy your weekends!”

Originally from New Jersey, DeMuro now lives in Los Angeles and has been a TV reporter for over 15 years. He is a recipient of a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for his coverage of social issues related to technology.

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