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.

This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Tyris Dickerson, junior football player from Archbishop Hoban High School. Tyris said he’s been into football from a young age, and said playing for Hoban and coach Tim Tyrrell has been a great experience.   “He doesn't just…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/7/2018

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:17 - It’s the morning after election day, and Ray Horner and 1590 WAKR have you covered! Before we went state and nationwide, Ray caught up with Akron mayor Dan Horrigan about moving the primary to May, which ended up passing. 5:38 - Dr. David Beer is a political scientist…
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 10:19

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/6/2018

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:17 - It’s election day! We covered the most crucial and series topic of our time: is a hot dog a sandwich? 3:46 - We had the Browns covered for you, as well. Our Browns guy, Fred Greetham from the Orange & Brown Report, talked about Gregg Williams’s first game…
Monday, 05 November 2018 11:00

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/5/2018

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:17 - After a whirlwind week, the Cleveland Browns were back on the field and surprised no one with a 37-21 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Ray and Tony broke down how they viewed the contest, which had a slightly better offensive scheme. 7:07 - Our veterinarian Dr. Gary…
Friday, 02 November 2018 09:36

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 This week, we’re going green with energy efficient buildings, recycled windshields, and charging stations for electric cars on the turnpike. We’ve also got news about how you might be in line for some money from the Yahoo class action lawsuit, vastly improved mobile phone cameras, and artificial intelligence-generated artwork. ***Please…
Friday, 02 November 2018 09:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/2/2018

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:17 - Remember, if you aren’t fully digital at home, this is the weekend we “fall back” with the time change. The panel opened Friday’s show talking about sleep, or lack thereof, and how they’re able to cope with their schedules. 10:52 - Akron Children’s Hospital has had Bill Considine…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Theresa Damm, a senior basketball player from Our Lady of the Elms High School. She says she got into basketball at an early age and as a senior leader, she wants to lead her team not only vocally,…
Thursday, 01 November 2018 10:22

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/1/2018

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:17 - Bill Considine has been the head of Akron Children’s Hospital for 40 years, and though he’ll keep an emeritus title, he is stepping down. He talked to Ray about his time as CEO and the legacy he’ll leave behind, keeping it in good hands for Grace Wakulchik (who’ll…
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:11

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/31/2018

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:17 - A local invention is looking to change the way seniors can get in and out of cars. It’s called Slide N Ride, and it will be available for purchase at Acme Fresh Markets. Slide N Ride got some help from students at Archbishop Hoban, and the inventor and…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 10:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/30/2018

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:17 - We’re now a week away from the midterm elections, which, in Ohio, include the governor race. Current attorney general Mike DeWine called into the show to discuss his campaign and his platforms leading up to election day. 11:27 - Not long after we got off the air yesterday,…
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