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, 26 March 2020 09:01

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/26/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Luckily for those stuck at home, the weather has been nice the last couple of days, and folks are getting out and stretching their legs. 6:08 - While social distancing can help prevent the spread of COVID-19, is it helping our communication skills and anxiety? Dr. Toni Bisconti…
Thursday, 26 March 2020 08:59

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/26/2020 Part 2

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:17 - The $2 trillion stimulus bill to help families and those affected by the Coronavirus layoffs was passed by the Senate. US Senator Sherrod Brown called into the program to discuss the process and how the Senate has responded during this crisis. 6:58 - It’s no secret that the…
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/25/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Very early Wednesday morning, a $2 trillion stimulus relief bill was approved for the American people. So what does this mean? Who qualifies for a check? 4:11 - Summa Health System’s Dr. Thomas File has been with us since the beginning of this Coronavirus pandemic, and based on…
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 08:32

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/25/2020 Part 2

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:17 - The finger-pointing between the United States and China continues, with each side blaming the other for the origination and spread of COVID-19. 6:34 - President Trump indicated he’d like the economy reopened around Easter, which drew cheers and confidence from the stock market. Just how powerful is the…
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 08:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/24/2020

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:17 - One of the sad sidebar stories during the Coronavirus pandemic has been inside hospice centers, and how relatives are unable to say hello and goodbye to their loved ones. 5:15 - A topic that has finally come to a head during the Coronavirus lockdown is the economy and…
Monday, 23 March 2020 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/23/2020

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:17 - Coming out of the weekend, Governor Mike DeWine has announced a complete shutdown of non-essential businesses with a stay-at-home initiative. The morning show panel also talked about the more extreme measures they are taking in Italy to combat the Coronavirus. 6:04 - How has COVID-19 affected travel? A…
Friday, 20 March 2020 09:03

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/20/2020

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:17 - Congressman Tim Ryan joined the program to give the perspective on Congress, especially after the approved stimulus bill. Rep. Ryan also touched on the situation with China, from the spread of the Coronavirus to trade. 5:36 - While most people are hunkered down in their homes, both for…
Friday, 20 March 2020 07:38

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-3-20-20 Featured

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This week, it's all about tech issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, like why you should be using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), Twitter cracking down on false information, a new financial scam targeting online job seekers, and calls for free broadband service.
Thursday, 19 March 2020 09:05

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/19/2020 Part 1

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:17 - WAKR continues to get the information out there in the fight against COVID-19, which, according to President Trump, feels like wartime. 6:32 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan called into the program to discuss how the city is fighting the Coronavirus, specifically the importance of social distancing and the…
Thursday, 19 March 2020 09:01

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/19/2020 Part 2

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:17 - On Wednesday, the US Senate approved of a Coronavirus bill. One of those senators who voted for the relief is Sherrod Brown, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show on Thursday. 6:22 - We’ve heard how the city of Akron is attacking COVID-19, but what about county?…
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