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, July 6th, an oil spill was discovered in the Tuscarawas River in Barberton. The spill was traced back to PC Sales on Snyder Avenue according to a release from the City of Barberton (attached below). Mayor Bill Judge joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the spill and…
The 2023 Kaulig Company Championships are July 13th-16th at Firestone Country Club! Larry Napora, Director of Golf Course Operations at Firestone Country Club, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show Monday to discuss the preparations and maintanence of the course for the upcoming contest.     
Friday, 07 July 2023 07:59

Film School: Die Hard

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week, Ray and Joe go back to 1988 to discuss the action-thriller, Die Hard.   
Friday, 07 July 2023 06:58

Golf Tips: Golf Balls

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week they discussed picking the correct golf ball for you.  
 Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week, with the Kaulig Companies Championship beginning next week, Dan reviewed Firestone Country Club. 
Friday, 07 July 2023 07:18

Cavaliers 3-Way Deal for Max Strus

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The Cleveland Cavaliers made some moves Thursday. The voice of the Cavaliers, Tim Alcorn, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the 3-way deal that landed Max Strus in Cleveland and sent Cedi Osman & Lamar Stevens to San Antonio.   
Friday, 07 July 2023 08:50

Bases & Balls 7.7.23

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls!'. This week, Ray and Jim talk about David Fry, the team heading into the break, and more!   
Thursday, 06 July 2023 08:26

SARS vs Covid

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Dr. Donald Dumford, infectious disease specialist with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Dr. Dumford and Ray compared the Covid-19 pandemic and the SARS pandemic of 2002-2004.  
Wednesday, 05 July 2023 07:07

Hey Bobby! 7.5.23

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly episode of Hey Bobby! This week they went back to 1947 to discuss Larry Doby making history as the 1st black player in the American League.  
Monday, 03 July 2023 07:44

Caregiver Costs on the Rise

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Holly Holtzen, AARP State Director, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss skyrocketing cost for family caregivers, responsibilites, and more.  
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