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, 11 January 2024 09:47

Protecting Kids From The Harmful Effects Of Social Media Featured

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Today we're exploring the effects of social media on kids and teens, and what is being done to address them. In our latest edition of  "This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro", we're talking with two experts on the topic; a professor from the University of Akron, and a nationally…
Mayor Shammas Malik joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about his swearing in ceremony over the weekend, growing up in Akron, the state of the city's finances, looking for a new police chief, and more!  
Wednesday, 10 January 2024 07:26

Guardians Update: Manger, Staff, & Team

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The Guardians are six weeks away from Spring Training. Jim Rosenhaus, Guardians Broadcaster, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed the new manager, Stephen Vogt, the staff, and the team.   
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Woodridge High School. Raechel Serafimov is a senior currently involved in swimming and diving.  Raechel has also been involved in cross country and track and field.  Raechel is a two time…
Jason Lorenzon, Associate Professor of Aeronautics at Kent State University, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show.  Boeing 737 Max 9 planes have been grounded, following the incident with Alaska Airlines where a panel  blew off of the plane during a flight. Jason discussed the issues they're finding during the investigation…
Monday, 08 January 2024 07:34

Jay Brophy Talks Football

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Jay Brophy joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about football. They discussed the mess of college football and covered the upcoming Browns v Texans game.   
Friday, 05 January 2024 07:56

Film School: The Godfather Part II

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins Ray every Friday for Film School. They discuss the ins and outs of classic films. This week, the went back to 1974 with the Crime Drama, The Godfather Part II. 
Friday, 05 January 2024 07:49

Offseason Duties

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Dan Dauk joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about his offseason duties and the ins and outs of getting ready for the season. He also suggests that tee times are reserved EARLY because they're already filling up.  
There is a shortage of school bus drivers throughout. Bill Andexler joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about why there is a shortage of drivers and how to become a school bus driver.   
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Green High School.    Sydney Peterson is a senior and a two sport athlete in Volleyball and Swimming.  Her accomplishments include Volleyball Awards: HM All Federal League 2023 and District HM…
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