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, 02 April 2020 09:02

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/2/2020 Part 2

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:17 - The first responders are in the thick of COVID-19 and have to take extra precautions. Akron Police chief Ken Ball joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the proper protocol the police force is using, and how they are governing the social distancing guidelines. 6:26 - While…
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 08:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/1/2020

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:17 - This week, Ray has interviewed some of the heads of our local hospitals, including Summa Health and Akron Children’s Hospital. Today, Dr. Brian Harte from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General talked about working with the other hospitals during this COVID-19 outbreak. 8:18 - Also locally, Akron mayor Dan Horrigan called…
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/31/2020

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:17 - Each afternoon on WAKR, we carry Governor Mike DeWine’s press briefings, where he’s often joined by Dr. Amy Acton. The governor called into the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk more about social distancing, the “hot spots” around the state and region, and the manufacturing coming out of…
Monday, 30 March 2020 08:54

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/30/2020

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:17 - As testing for COVID-19 has increased, so is the need for hospitals and ventilators. Dr. Cliff Deveny of Summa Health discussed how his crew has adapted. 6:57 - Dr. George Dagnino not only deals with global economic issues, but is also of Italian descent. He looked at the…
Friday, 27 March 2020 10:44

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-3-27-20 Featured

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Why the US Government wants to use spy tools against its own citizens in the fight against Coronavirus, Pentagon staff gearing up for months working at home, and a conversation with the author of a book sorely needed in times like these, "The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a…
Friday, 27 March 2020 08:50

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/27/2020

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:17 - It was announced on Thursday that the United States has surpassed Italy with the most confirmed cases of Coronavirus (sixth in total deaths worldwide). The morning show panel had a discussion on the warning signs and what happens when one has COVID-19. 3:53 - Stuck inside again this…
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…
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