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.


Tuesday, 15 October 2019 09:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/16/2019

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:19 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees for 2020 have been released. Nine out of the 16 nominees are on their first year on the ballot: Pat Benatar, Dave Matthews Band, Depeche Mode, Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Judas Priest, Kraftwerk, MC5, Motorhead, Nine Inch Nails, Notorious B.I.G.,…
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 08:55

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/15/2019

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:19 - The NBA has had to deal with a PR debacle this last week or so, with Rockets GM Daryl Morey voicing his support for the Hong Kong protests. LeBron James finally spoke, and he seemed to care more about Chinese money than sticking by his American colleague. The…
Monday, 14 October 2019 10:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/14/2019

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:19 - Today is celebration of Columbus Day (even though some communities are not acknowledging it), but how how much do we know about the man who sailed across the ocean to the new world? Dr. Kevin Kern is a history professor at the University of Akron, and he touched…
Friday, 11 October 2019 10:23

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This week, we’re talking about embarrassing things posted about you online, laws designed to help protect you from them, and what to do, if it happens to you.
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This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Allison Spears, a senior soccer player from Norton High School. She says that being a Norton Student Athlete is something truly special. “Going to practice every day and just smiling and laughing and walking through the halls and…
Thursday, 10 October 2019 10:08

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/11/2019

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:19 - It’s time for another Ghoulardifest, this time at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Little John Rinaldi, of Big Chuck and Little John fame, puts on the event, and he promoted it on the morning show. Ray and Tony talked to John about the festival, the late Tim Conway’s impact,…
Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:03

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/10/2019

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:19 - The NBA is in a real pickle after the Houston Rockets’ GM’s defense of the Hong Kong protests. Why? Because the NBA is big business in China. So why aren’t more NBA stars, coaches, and figures speaking out and defending Daryl Morey? Is it about the money? 10:11…
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 09:12

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/9/2019

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:19 - Dan Horrigan has an opponent in the mayor’s race, and his name is Josh Sines. He joined Ray in studio to talk about his decision to run against Horrigan a week away from the debates. 6:26 - Who is an actor or actress that, no matter what film…
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 09:50

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/8/2019

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:19 - The White House announced on Monday that the United States will pull out of military intervention in Syria, which has prompted strong opinions from pundits to other politicians. Mike Lyons is a military consultant for CBS News, and he joined the program to discuss the situation overall, and…
Monday, 07 October 2019 08:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/7/2019

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:19 - The present and future of retail is a frequent topic on the program, especially with stores such as Forever 21 and Bed Bath & Beyond shuttering their doors. What will happen to the brick-and-mortar stores we’ve been so used to for half a century? And are outlet malls…
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