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.

Friday, 14 December 2018 09:47

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This week, the link between internet access and your health, how China is scoring and penalizing citizens for what they do online, why your phone's fingerprint reader isn't so safe after all, and how flying cars may one day help you sail high above traffic jams. ***Please note: This show is now available as a podcast…
Friday, 14 December 2018 09:38

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:17 - We lost a local legend on Thursday at the age of 79. Don Webster worked at WEWS/Channel 5 for 35 years, hosting the famed shows Upbeat, The Morning Exchange, and Academic Challenge, and was a personable weatherman throughout his tenure. Ray and Tony reflected on Don’s life. 6:07…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Imani Jackson, a senior basketball player from Buchtel High School. Jackson says the team dynamics are strong, an aspect of playing at Buchtel she enjoys.   “We have fun when we're at practice," Jackson explains. "The girls are…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 09:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/13/2018

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:17 - Victoria Lorenzen isn’t much different from a normal high school junior, except one major difference: she’s an airplane pilot. Her parents are both pilots, and Akron Public Schools and Firestone CLC has allowed her fulfill her dreams. She spoke of her passion in the studio with Ray. 9:21…
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 10:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/12/2018

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:17 - Are the days of the movie house over? Or what about the movie star, the blockbuster films that aren’t of the action variety? The morning show panel dug into this topic early this morning. 12:08 - Canal Park is home to not only the Akron RubberDucks, but the…
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 10:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/11/2018

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:17 - It’s indeed the holiday season! The morning show panel chatted about the lack of Christmas lights on houses this year, as well as their favorite holiday traditions. 14:54 - Speaking of holiday traditions, the new pastime seems to be banning or censoring things that some don’t like. A…
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/10/2018

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:17 - A familiar name and voice around the Akron area, and especially on 1590 WAKR, is Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic/Akron General. She stopped by the studio to chat about the flu and its symptoms. 11:04 - It’s really chilly outside, so let’s warm things up with some…
Friday, 07 December 2018 09:25

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This week, the massive Marriott data breach, a phone scam that cost grandparents $41 million dollars last year, a huge military contract for Microsoft, and robots that both help the disabled, and allow them to-help you. ***Please note: This show is now available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices.…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Zach Miller, a senior hockey player from CVCA. Hockey’s been a big part of his life from his early years when his parents had him taking skating lessons. “Ever since I was seven years old, I started playing…
Friday, 30 November 2018 10:03

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This week, holiday shopping at work, hazardous smart toys, robots that will hold your parking space for you, and thought-controlled TV. ***Please note: This show is now available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices. To find out how, follow these links: Apple, or Android
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