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.

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…
Friday, 02 August 2019 11:56

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-2-19 Featured

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This week, parents who share too much online, Facebook’s big fine, a huge mobile merger, high tech dog houses, and a $200 dollar smart pillow.
Friday, 02 August 2019 08:48

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/2/2019

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:19 - We finally caught up with Akron mayor Dan Horrigan, who stopped by the studio. Not only did he talk about the area acquiring the Amazon fulfillment center, but he discussed the process and if there will be a spillover effect, causing more businesses to stay in or flock…
Thursday, 01 August 2019 08:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/1/2019

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:19 - The second round of debates for the Democrats occurred this week, and there is a definite divide between the more moderate wing and the liberal side. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, broke down the debates with Ray, mainly on the ideological split, the…
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 08:26

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/31/2019

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:19 - After the Indians’ 2-0 loss to the Houston Astros, they took care of a couple of needs in a big three-team trade. The Tribe sent Trevor Bauer to the Reds, and picked up a haul from both Cincinnati and San Diego in acquiring the bats of Yasiel Puig…
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 08:35

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/30/2019

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:19 - Kelly Elliott Dine is a teacher at North High School in Akron, and she moonlights as a baseball umpire. But not just any umpire, one that works Division I college baseball and will be heading to Williamsport to the Little League World Series. Kelly talked about how she…
Monday, 29 July 2019 08:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/29/2019

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:19 - Ray is back from his vacation, though it wasn’t a vacation for Trevor Bauer and the Indians on Sunday. After imploding on the mound during the Indians’ 9-6 loss to Kansas City, a visibly upset Bauer launched a ball over the centerfield fence before leaving the mound. Ray…
Friday, 26 July 2019 08:06

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/26/2019

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:19 - As Ray Horner wraps up his vacation in South Carolina, Tony Mazur fills in once again. Tony pondered why local television did not work in Akron with WAKR/TV-23. This apparently set off a bat signal, and former WAKR/WAKC newsman Mark Williamson (now with Akron Public Schools) called into…
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