Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Christy Peters, Communications Manager at the American Red Cross, and Megan Sylvester, a Volunteer with American Red Cross who has been deployed in Florida, joined Ray Monday morning. They discussed the damage caused by Hurricane Ian, the current condition of Florida, support available, help sent to the Carolinas, and more. {podcast…
Friday, 30 September 2022 08:17

Film School: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they focused on the 1975 Drama/Comedy, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". 
Friday, 30 September 2022 07:55

The Soft Scoop 9.30.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Steffany Nicole, in for Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.
Friday, 30 September 2022 07:33

NASA Hits Asteroid in First DART Mission

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DART, Double Asteroid Redirection Test, is a mission launched by NASA for planetary defense against Asteroids. Assistant Professor at Kent State University in the Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering department, Dr. Ye Lu joined Ray. They talked about the first test, the mission, and the science behind it all. 
Friday, 30 September 2022 06:42

Bases & Balls 9.30.22

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Guardian's Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins Ray every Friday. This week, they talked about the post game locker room, big moments in the season, trend setting, and more. 
Friday, 30 September 2022 06:17

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-30-22: Quantum Clinic Featured

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The Cleveland Clinic is taking medicine to the next level, as they collaborate with IBM on a 10 year "Discovery Accelerator" research project that will include using a Quantum computer. Listen now, as Jeanne Destro finds out why with Cleveland Clinic Chief Research Information Officer, Dr. Lara Jehi.
Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan joins Ray every Thursday. This week they discussed the Residences at Good Park and the upcoming event, Open Streets on the Innerbelt. The goal of the event is to get citizens involved in the plans to reinvent the Innerbelt for the city. 
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 07:17

Will Putin Be Held Accountable for His Crimes?

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Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler, joined Ray to discuss the war crimes being committed by Russia in the Ukraine. They discuss war crimes in history and if Putin will be held accountable for his actions. 
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Coventry High School. Mallory Meinen is a Senior with four years of Volleyball and four years of Track under her belt. Her accomplishments include, 1st team MAC Volleyball, Coaches Award Volleyball, Over…
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 05:59

Hey Bobby! 9.28.22

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Every Wednesday, Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray to talk baseball. This week, they talked about Tito, the team, and changes to the playoffs.   
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