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, 19 October 2022 07:44

Hey Bobby! Season Review 10.19.22

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The season has come to an end for the Cleveland Guardians. Senior VP, Bobby DiBiasio, joined Ray to talk about the team, Tito, and what's to come.
Dr. Debbie Plate, from Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray. It's that time of the year to start getting vaccinated. What vaccines are available and which ones should you get? They talked about Covid vaccines, Flu shots, Pneumonia, and more. 
SummaCare Vice President, Anne Armao, joined Ray on Monday. Medicare open enrollement started over the weekend and goes through Dec. 7th. They talked about all things Medicare and making sure your plan meets your health needs. 
Ohio wins big again this week, as Honda announced a $4.4 billion dollar partnership with LG to make electric vehicle batteries in Fayette County. They're also expanding production at three Ohio plants, and hiring thousands of new employees. On the flip side, there was a nationwide cyber scare this week,…
Jeanne Destro is in for Ray Horner this week. Earlier this week, a Russian group hacked airports around the country. Luckily, they did not cause any major issues but what if they had? Jeanne talked with Professor of Cybersecurity at Stark State College, Glenn Goe. 
Friday, 14 October 2022 05:06

The Soft Scoop 10.14.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Sandy Bennett. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes. 
Thursday, 13 October 2022 08:22

Mayor Horrigan on Issue 10 and More

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Mayor Dan Horrigan talked with Jeanne Destro on the Ray Horner Morning Show. First, they talked about the officer involved in the shooting death of Jayland Walker. Then, they discussed the two options Akron has to establish a police oversight board and hold police accountable. Mayor Horrigan explains the differences…
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Ellet High School. Alessandra Pinto is a senior with a 3.5 GPA.  She plays soccer for the Ellet Lady Orange.  Alessandra is very involved, she writes for the school newspaper…
Shammas Malik, Ward 8 City councilman, candidate for Mayor, and proponent of voter Issue 10, joined Jeanne Destro. He said the proposal for issue 10 may look very familiar, that's because there is already something very similar in effect. What's the difference? This one is meant to be permanent. 
Akron Marathon founders, Steve and Jeannine Marks, are the 2022 recipients of Akron Community Foundation’s Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award. Ray talked with the pair about the award. 
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