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.

Last week, our student athletes came from Archbishop Hoban. We continue the holy war theme and head up Market Street to St. Vincent-St. Mary’s today. Theresa Hagey is a cross country and track runner for the Fighting Irish. With her 3.9 GPA, she is a member of National Honors Society,…
Governor Mike DeWine held a primetime address on Wednesday to go over a number of issues during the increased spread of COVID-19. One of those orders happens to be increased mask ordinances in public places where it may not have been as strictly enforced since July. Also, if numbers do…
While COVID-19 continues to spread throughout America and many parts of the world, the good news is a vaccine may be on the way in the early portion of 2021. Dr. Donald Dumford is an infectious disease expert with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning…
News broke on Monday morning from Pfizer about a vaccine approaching, with early data showing a 90% effective rate. But just because a vaccine may be on the horizon, health officials urge citizens to not let their guards down. Donna Skoda is one of those officials, as she is the…
Monday, 09 November 2020 09:08

Rep. Tim Ryan Thanks Voters For Re-Election

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Once again, the voters in Ohio turned out, whether at the ballot box or absentee, and they chose to keep Tim Ryan as their congressman. Rep. Ryan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about his re-election, and what is on his plate going forward. First, Ryan thanked the…
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…
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