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.

Friday, 06 November 2020 10:01

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-6-20 Featured

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Why politics are making people "Fexit" Facebook, and what hospitals can do to protect against cyberattacks during the pandemic. Our special guests this week are Dr. Alexa Fox, who is a Social Media Marketing expert and Assistant Professor at the University of Akron and Incident Response Practice Lead, Tyler Hudak, from…
Due to the continued fallout from the 2020 presidential race, COVID-19 news has taken a backseat in today’s ever-changing media. On Thursday, Governor Mike DeWine announced there were close to 5,000 new cases reported in the state of Ohio. Dr. Hazel Barton is a microbiologist from the University of Akron,…
Our student athletes for this week come from Archbishop Hoban High School. Miriam Szijarto is a four-year starter, forward, and captain on the Knights’ soccer team. She has made the North Coast League first team twice and second team once, made the all-district first team twice, and was named to…
So much focus has been on the presidential election that the local races slip through the cracks in people’s minds. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the charter amendments in the city. Inside those amendments, according to Horrigan, the city will continue to put…
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 08:53

2020 Ray Horner Show Election Day Recap

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Missed the Ray Horner Morning Show live the day after the 2020 election? We have you covered with comprehensive interviews from pundits to candidates, covering the presidential race to the local elections. Dr. David Beer from Malone University recapped election night and where we were (as of that interview) {podcast…
November 3rd is election day, and it will be nothing like any election anyone has experienced due to COVID-19. In addition to proper identification, voters will also need masks and to remain socially distant. Donna Skoda is the commissioner of the Summit County Health Department, and she joined the Ray…
The 2020 presidential election season seemed like it began immediately after the 2017 inauguration, and it all comes down to Tuesday. Republican President Donald Trump against Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Dr. David Beer is a professor of political science at Malone University, and he shared his insight on the election…
Friday, 30 October 2020 11:10

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-30-20 Featured

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This week, privacy and government surveillance, through the lens of home security cameras mounted on your own front door. Although we're focused on a proposal now in front of Akron City Council; it is a scenario that's being played out in communities all over the country. At issue is whether…
Friday, 30 October 2020 07:11

Summa Health President: Keep Guard Up Against COVID

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Both Ohio and the United States have hit record highs in COVID-19 cases during the pandemic this week. Though Northeast Ohio, especially Cuyahoga County, avoided the high risk purple level, Summit County remains in the red. Dr. Cliff Deveny is the president and CEO of Summa Health joined the Ray…
For our student athletes of this week, we head east and go to….East! We honor two seniors from East CLC today. DeAsia Moore is a member of the Dragons’ volleyball team, and David Banks, who also attends Akron Early College, is on the football team. The Student Athlete of the…
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