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.


Wednesday, 07 February 2024 08:15

Tesla & GMC Recalls Issued

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Tesla and GM have issued recalls affecting thousands of vehicles. CBS's Auto Industry Expert, Jeff Gilbert, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed the major recalls. EV's, and more.  
Laurie Cramer, the Executive Director of the Autism Society of Greater Akron, has announced that she will be stepping down at the end of 2024. She joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about her decision and the Autism Society.   
Monday, 05 February 2024 08:31

Planned Cyber Attack on US

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Word is spreading about a planned cyber attack on the United States, originating from Russia and China. Dr. John Nicholas, Professor of Cybersecurity, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed the situation and if the country is prepared.    
Friday, 02 February 2024 11:27

Amazon RING, Police, & Civil Liberties Featured

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Amazon's "Neighbors" app got a little less neighborly in the past week, after the company decided it would no longer allow users to share videos from their RING doorbell home security cameras directly with police. In a bow to pressure from civil rights groups, Amazon has disabled the direct connection…
Friday, 02 February 2024 07:51

Film School: Footloose

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday. He discusses the classics, behind the scenes, the casts, and more. This week he went back to 1984 and discussed the dance-musical, Footloose.  
Friday, 02 February 2024 07:45

Golf Shoes

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Dan Dauk joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk golf! This week they disussed the evolution of the golf shoe!  
Carla Davis, Marketing Communications Director at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Carla is retiring. She talked with Ray about her career, the library, and more.  
Thursday, 01 February 2024 07:50

Sherp, Ottawa County's New Rescue Vehicle

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The Sherp is a vehicle that assists rescuers in overcoming natural difficulties such as snow, ice, sand, wetlands, and urban terrain. Ottawa County has acquired one of these vehicles that can be used on all of the terrain in the County, including Lake Erie and other waterways. Sheriff Steve Levorchick…
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Norton High School.  Andie Osolin is a Senior on the Girls Basketball Team. She is a leader on a young team. Her stats are: 8.9 points per game, 5.1 steals,…
Wednesday, 31 January 2024 07:23

OHSAA Playoffs, RPI Ranking, & More

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OHSAA Basketball Playoffs are just around the corner. Tim Stried with the OHSAA joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They talked about RPI rankings and more.  
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