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, 17 March 2023 07:47

J.E. Good Park Golf Course

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Dan Dauk joined Ray to review J. E Good Park Golf Course in Akron. 
Friday, 17 March 2023 07:11

Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence

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President Biden signed an executive order to reduce gun violence. Tim Dimoff joined Ray to discuss the bill, background checks, privacy, and more.
Thursday, 16 March 2023 08:30

Barberton Update with Mayor Bill Judge

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Barberton Mayor Bill Judge joined Ray. They discussed the development of the Babcock & Wilcox campus, housing, Barberton Chicken, and more. 
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 07:40

America (band) Coming to Canton

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Dewey Bunnell, member of the band, America, joined Ray. America will be at the Canton Palace Theater on March 16th. Dewey talked to Ray about the show, his career, and more. 
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 07:35

Hoban Knights in State Finals

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Archbishop Hoban Boys Basketball Team are in the State Finals this weekend. Coach TK Griffith joined Ray to talk about the team, upcoming game, and more.
The massive failure of Silicon Valley Bank is not only sending shock waves through the tech industry, but also through the entire US Banking industry, and it has the potential to disrupt the entire US economy. In fact, two other banks failed last week as well. Could it be a…
Tuesday, 14 March 2023 08:16

Domestic Terror Groups in Ohio

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Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron with expertise in security policy, political violence, political psychology, terrorism, xenophobia, and more. He joined Ray to talk about Domestic Terror throughout the country and right here in Ohio. 
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Archbishop Hoban High School. Carly Jones is a three-year member of the Hoban girls bowling team. She qualified for the state tournament in Columbus last weekend and finished 13th out…
Jason Lorenzon, Professor of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University, joined Ray. They talked about the pilot shortage and what consumers can expect going forward. They also discussed the five new Aeronautics majors coming to Kent State University. 
Friday, 10 March 2023 08:32

Film School: Preview of the Oscars

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week Ray and Joe previewed the Oscars!
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