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.

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan talked with Ray about increasing security cameras throughout the city, police recruitment, and about small business recovery with Covid 19 sticking around.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 08:03

Covid-19 is Adapting & Sticking Around

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Professor of Biology at the University of Akron, Dr. Hazel Barton, joined Ray. They talked about new variants of Covid-19, the chances of the virus sticking around, vaccines, and more.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 06:12

Hey Bobby! 5.11.22

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray every Wednesday. This week they talked about the team and how fun they are to watch, Rick Manning, and the statues at Progressive Field.  
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 08:09

Weekly Visit With Congressman Tim Ryan

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Congressman Tim Ryan joined Ray. They discussed opportunity for Lordstown, rising gas prices, the war in Ukraine, and more.
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic Akron General joined Ray with all you need to know about strokes.
Superintendent of Norton Schools, Dana Addis, joined Ray. Dana has a background in coaching and as an athletic director. He talked to Ray about the ongoing vote about name, image, and likeness (NIL) of high school athletes.
Law Enforcement & Security Analyst, Paul Viollis talks with Ray Horner every Saturday about various happenings around the world. This week, Ray and Paul continue their conversation about gun violence. They dig deeper into mental health and police training.
Friday, 06 May 2022 08:24

Film School: Terms of Endearment

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortonato, joined Ray for Film School! Mothers' Day is this weekend. In honor of the holiday, Joe and Ray discussed the movie, "Terms of Endearment". The film follows of the relationship of a mother and daughter.
Representatives from 60 countries came together last week to talk about the future of the internet, and to declare their commitment to freedom of speech, online safety, and opposition to authoritarian government control, propaganda, and disinformation. The roundtable discussion and signing of the "Declaration for the Future of the Internet",…
Friday, 06 May 2022 06:47

Bases & Balls! 5.6.22

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Jim Rosenhaus of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray Horner every Friday to talk baseball! This week's topics include trades with the Padres, Naylor getting back on the field after last year's injury, the infield, the bullpen, and more.  
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