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.

Thursday, 15 August 2019 09:19

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/15/2019

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:19 - The University of Akron has a new president, and that is Dr. Gary Miller. He took the time to introduce himself to the Akron area on the air with Ray on Thursday morning. 7:17 - Today is the 50-year anniversary of Woodstock. The panel took a trip in…
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 09:05

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/14/2019

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:19 - Back-to-school sales are back in stores now. Kids can get anything from backpacks to notebooks to….guns? 7:38 - Speaking of back-to-school festivities, Summit County executive Ilene Shapiro stopped by to promote this Saturday’s Summit For Kids at the John S. Knight Center. She also spoke about Amazon coming…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:21

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/13/2019

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:19 - The Akron RubberDucks have a brief homestand, but one with a lot of fanfare with Corey Kluber making a rehab start tonight. RubberDucks GM Jim Pfander stopped by to talk about this homestand. 6:36 - With the success of year one at the I Promise School, many have…
Monday, 12 August 2019 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/12/2019

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:19 - Conspiracy theories were flying throughout the weekend after news broke of the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Was it really suicide or was he murdered? Is he really dead, or was he moved to a far-away island? 5:04 - Dr. Gary Riggs stopped by to answer Ray’s and listeners’…
Friday, 09 August 2019 10:11

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-9-19 Featured

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This week, the internet, social media, and gaming in the crosshairs, as the country comes to grips with two more horrendous mass shootings--one of them, close to home here in Ohio.
Friday, 09 August 2019 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/9/2019

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:19 - The Indians took down the Twins last night, 7-5, but that was in Minnesota. The Browns, however, were in town, and they trounced the Redskins 30-10. Baker Mayfield started and threw a quick touchdown, but a sleepy Tony talked about the feel-good story in Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi and his…
Thursday, 08 August 2019 08:32

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/8/2019

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:19 - This week has had its share of sad and tragic stories, so we began Thursday’s program on a light note. Ray brings up a few factoids on the show Laverne & Shirley. 7:13 - What’s going on with Victoria’s Secret? The brand is experiencing a bit of a…
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 10:09

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/7/2019

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:19 - As the fallout continues after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ray brought up some facts on mass shootings. What constitutes a mass shooting? Have these gone up or down in recent years? The arguments between guns and mental health? 10:11 - With school starting soon, Ray…
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 09:10

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/6/2019

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:19 - Two days removed from the deadly massacre in Dayton, the facts about both that case and in El Paso are starting to flow out. In Dayton, the shooter was shot and killed within 30 seconds. How can a police force train for active shooters? Akron police chief Ken…
Monday, 05 August 2019 08:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/5/2019

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:19 - A sad and deadly weekend struck the communities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, and with the Gilroy, California shooting last weekend, put the total at three mass shootings in a week. Ray and Jeanne began Monday’s show breaking down what exactly happened, along with statements from…
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