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, 26 May 2020 09:26

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/26/2020

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:17 - Ray Horner is on a much-needed vacation, so Jeanne Destro and Bobbi Horvath will be filling in for him. Americans have been on lockdown since mid-March and have been holed up inside. Now that it’s getting warmer, what about air conditioning and the air flow with the virus…
Friday, 22 May 2020 14:30

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-5-22-20 Featured

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How the pandemic is changing everything about how and where we shop and work, gaming addiction, and fake contact tracers trying make a buck on everybody’s shared misfortune.  Guests this week include University of Akron Psychology Professor, Dr. Toni Bisconti, talking about gaming addiction, as well as CBS News Security…
Friday, 22 May 2020 08:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/22/2020

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:17 - If and when students return to schools for the fall, how many changes will need to be made to ensure safety? From the buses to the cafeterias and gyms, to eliminating field trips altogether. 4:40 - With higher education, at least at Malone University, students will have the…
Bob Ethington from the Akron-Summit County Public Library is back for another round of book recommendations during the pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/21/2020

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:17 - It will not be a typical Memorial Day anywhere, from COVID-19 to social distancing. Some will do Zoom meet-ups, while others will celebrate the holiday in person but at a distance with personal and disposable utensils. Donna Skoda is the health commissioner in Summit County, and she shared…
Akron, like the rest of Ohio, will see a continued roll-out of indoor restaurants, on top of other businesses and retail. The question is how a town with as many citizens can do this in the safest manner possible. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 08:35

Rep. Tim Ryan on Reopening Ohio, Manufacturing

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With Ohio going through their next phase of reopening, politicians and medical professionals have urged citizens to take the proper precautions. One of those politicians is Congressman Tim Ryan, who joined the Ray Horner Morning Show on Tuesday. Rep. Ryan went over a variety of topics on the minds of…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 07:48

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/20/2020

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:17 - Need a few items from the grocery store, followed by some home improvement supplies, then a trip to the drug store? Studies in mitigation believe one should spread out these trips to cut down on the possibility of spreading the virus. 4:06 - Testing for COVID-19 has increased…
Monday, 18 May 2020 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/18/2020

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:17 - Countries and political figures have pointed their collective fingers at China for the spread of the Coronavirus. While valid given the facts, are these leaders doing so to shift blame from their own missteps to combat the virus? 8:00 - Plenty has been spoken of the frontline workers…
It’s Pulitzer season, so Bob Ethington from the Akron-Summit County Public Library shared his book recommendations for this week.
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