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.


This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Hope Murphy, a senior basketball player from Mogadore High School.Hope says that these past four years have been great.“I really enjoy it,” she said. “It’s great to be able to have great relationships with people in your classes.”Her…
Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:51

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/23/2020

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:19 - A sad day for all of you nuts out there, as Planters’ long-time mascot Mr. Peanut has apparently died. It’s evident this is a publicity stunt, the way IHOP did to promote their burgers and lunch specials, but we had some fun with it anyway. 2:40 - In…
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/22/2020

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:19 - Derek Jeter and Larry Walker are the newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, as Omar Vizquel still has a ways to go, even though he’s on his way up. Ray and Tony both believe Omar is a hall of famer, while they talked about the future…
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:55

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/24/2020

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:19 - The highest-grossing and most popular film of the 1990s was Titanic. To start today’s podcast, Ray has a few facts on both the boat and the film. 6:14 - Millennials are opting for “micro weddings,” rather than the grandiose ceremonies we’ve been so accustomed to. Producer Tony is…
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 08:28

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/21/2020

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:19 - Tuesday kicks off day one of the Senate impeachment trial, a month or so after the House impeached the president. So what does all this mean, and what should folks expect. Dean Carro from the Akron Bar Association shares his thoughts. 7:40 - A video surfaced of former…
Monday, 20 January 2020 10:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/20/2020

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:19 - The third Monday of every January is the day we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Rep. Emilia Sykes gave a speech on Dr. King, and she talked about his actions and race relations in the country with Ray. 6:32 - On the topic of race,…
Friday, 17 January 2020 08:48

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-1-17-20 Featured

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This week, we’re focusing on advances in medical technology, from personal tech that can detect changes in your heart rhythm, to a 3-D printed device being used at one of the nation’s premier hospitals to help keep people with severely damaged lungs alive.We’ll also hear about advances in heart surgery,…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Malcolm Brown, a senior bowler from East CLC. Malcolm said that bowling was always a fun activity from an early age and he continued throughout. “I started when I was 5 years old and I just started doing…
Thursday, 16 January 2020 09:02

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/16/2020

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:19 - According to new reports, youth sports are way down with middle schoolers and into high school. Why is that? Are the leagues too expensive? Are more kids playing video games than actual sports? All of these factors were discussed. 15:44 - It’s National Pizza Week. Where’s your go-to…
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 09:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/17/2020

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:19 - Are you ready for some….futsal? It’s an ever-growing indoor soccer-like sport, and the Akron Vulcans will kick off their home opener on Sunday the 19th at Goodyear Hall. Otto Orf, the coach of the Vulcans, stopped by to explain futsal and promote Sunday’s game. 7:38 - An airplane…
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