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, 09 February 2024 07:52

Film School: Blazing Saddles

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Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Honer Morning Show every Friday to review the classics and give us an inside scoop on the production, cast, and more. This week he covers one of his favorite comedies, Blazing Saddles.  
Friday, 09 February 2024 07:47

Golf Tips: Putting & Re-Gripping

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Dan Dauk joins the Ray Horner Morning Show on Fridays to talk golf. This week they talked about putters, putting, and re-gripping.  
Friday, 09 February 2024 07:38

Horner's Corner: Dave Lieberth

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Each month, Ray Horner Sits down and conducts in person interviews with Akron dignitaries of the past and present. They discuss what they've seen during their time in office, stories and other local topics. This month, Ray talked with Dave Lieberth. From a groundbreaking journalist, to Lawyer, to Deputy Mayor…
Barberton High School has installed new security measures in the gym for safer sporting events. Henry Muren, the principal of Barberton High School, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about it.  
Thursday, 08 February 2024 07:29

Roundtable, Medical Corridor, & More

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Mayor Shammas Malik joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the Akron Roundtable, the Medical Corridor, and what he thinks is Akron's biggest need.   
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Ellet High School. Caitlyn Holmes is a Junior on the Girls Basketball team. Her accomplishments include:  Akron City Series Player of the Year in Women’s basketball, All City First Team,…
Wednesday, 07 February 2024 08:15

Tesla & GMC Recalls Issued

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Tesla and GM have issued recalls affecting thousands of vehicles. CBS's Auto Industry Expert, Jeff Gilbert, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed the major recalls. EV's, and more.  
Laurie Cramer, the Executive Director of the Autism Society of Greater Akron, has announced that she will be stepping down at the end of 2024. She joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about her decision and the Autism Society.   
Monday, 05 February 2024 08:31

Planned Cyber Attack on US

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Word is spreading about a planned cyber attack on the United States, originating from Russia and China. Dr. John Nicholas, Professor of Cybersecurity, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed the situation and if the country is prepared.    
Friday, 02 February 2024 11:27

Amazon RING, Police, & Civil Liberties Featured

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Amazon's "Neighbors" app got a little less neighborly in the past week, after the company decided it would no longer allow users to share videos from their RING doorbell home security cameras directly with police. In a bow to pressure from civil rights groups, Amazon has disabled the direct connection…
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