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, 07 January 2020 08:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/7/2020

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:19 - A long-time guest on our program and station is Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General. Dr. Plate stopped by to stress the importance of the flu shot, saying that it is not too late to get one at this moment. She also discussed the disposal of expired…
Monday, 06 January 2020 09:08

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/6/2020

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:19 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan was sworn in for his second term over the weekend, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to touch on what’s on his plate. First up, the conundrum at Chapel Hill Mall continues, as do other projects as the mayor kicks off another…
Friday, 03 January 2020 09:22

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-1-3-20 Featured

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This week, as we start using all the cool new gadgets we got over the holidays, like computers, smart phones, and smart speakers; some information on how to keep them safe from hackers, spies, and criminals.
Friday, 03 January 2020 08:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/3/2020

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:19 - Cuyahoga Falls mayor Don Walters stopped by the studio to recap the year that was in 2019. Walters raved about the continued downtown development and the goings on at Portage Crossing, as well as the construction on Howe Avenue. 7:03 - Robert Dodaro is with Prism Wealth Management,…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Dream Cherry, a  senior girls basketball player from St. Vincent- St. Mary High School. She says that she grew to appreciate the sport of basketball from her siblings growing up. "I have five older brothers and they've all…
Thursday, 02 January 2020 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/2/2020

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:19 - On the first official show of 2020, Ray Horner is back, and he sat down with Barberton mayor Bill Judge. The mayor recapped a tough 2019 for Barberton, which included the loss of Babcock & Wilcox and the rising flood waters which shut down the city for nearly…
Monday, 30 December 2019 11:30

2019 in Pop Culture

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As each year winds down, Americans tend to get reflective on the previous twelve months, and will even utter sentences like “Whoa, that happened this year? That feels like five years ago." Ray Horner Show producer and fill-in host Tony Mazur sat down with Bob Ethington, who heads up the…
Friday, 27 December 2019 10:54

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-12-27-19 Featured

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This week, as we look forward to the new year; we’re taking a look back at some highlights from the past year.   They include include a new Aviation technology center at Kent State University, new high tech tires for NASA’s Mars Rover, how the State of Ohio is encouraging…
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 09:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/25/2019

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:19 - With it being Christmas, Tony found some Christmas songs for Ray to guess the singer. These are all songs by popular actors and entertainers, though some may not necessarily be Christmas classics. 7:54 - For his birthday, Ray and his family headed to the movie theater and saw…
Monday, 23 December 2019 11:09

Ray Horner Podcast - 12/24/2019

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:19 - As a part of the week of Christmas and Hanukkah, Ray dug up the top-selling toys from the 1960s to 1990, when all the members of the morning show were children. Also, there is a Christmas town in Indiana named Santa Claus, and the post office gets millions…
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