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.


Daniel Bennett from the ADM Board spoke with Ray about the symptoms and treatment of mental health issues in honor of Suicide Prevention Month.
"The Voice of the Buckeyes" Paul Keels joined Ray to preview both the Buckeyes' upcoming football season and their marquee opening matchup against Notre Dame.
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 08:16

Paul Dolan on the Cleveland Guardians

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Paul Dolan, owner of the Cleveland Guardians, joined Ray. They talked about the young team, the new minority owner, how important Tito is to the team, and more! 
Monday, 29 August 2022 07:50

The New Garfield CLC Opens Today

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Akron Public Schools Communication and News Director, Mark Williamson, joined Ray. Today is the first day of school for some students in the new Garfield CLC. Ray and Mark talked about the new building, new programs, the first day, staff needs, and more.
Friday, 26 August 2022 07:10

Film School: A League of Their Own

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they talked about the 1992 film, A Leage of Their Own.
The first freshwater, offshore wind farm in North America, is one step closer to being built on Lake Erie, now that the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the permit allowing it to be situated there, was legally issued. Exactly when construction will begin though, is still up in the air.…
Friday, 26 August 2022 05:00

The Soft Scoop 8.26.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.
Thursday, 25 August 2022 07:11

Hey Bobby! 8.25.22

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Senior VP of the Cleveland Guardians, Bobby DiBiasio, joins Ray every week to talk baseball! This week, they talked about John Adams being added to the team's Hall of Fame, the new schedule, playing every team, and how exciting it is to watch the young Guardians. 
Wednesday, 24 August 2022 07:49

Are We In A Recession?

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Dr. Michael Ellis, Associate Professor of Economics at Kent State University, joined Ray. Many people are worried that we are in a recession, or at least on our way there. Ray and Dr. Ellis talk about where we are and what to expect going forward. 
Cleveland Clinic Akron General Community Leader Spotlight: Dr. Douglas Harley joined Ray this month to talk about physicals. It's important to have your children examined to make sure they are healthy and ready to go for the school year. This is a great time to check in on mental health…
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