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.

Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:03

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/10/2019

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:19 - The NBA is in a real pickle after the Houston Rockets’ GM’s defense of the Hong Kong protests. Why? Because the NBA is big business in China. So why aren’t more NBA stars, coaches, and figures speaking out and defending Daryl Morey? Is it about the money? 10:11…
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 09:12

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/9/2019

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:19 - Dan Horrigan has an opponent in the mayor’s race, and his name is Josh Sines. He joined Ray in studio to talk about his decision to run against Horrigan a week away from the debates. 6:26 - Who is an actor or actress that, no matter what film…
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 09:50

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/8/2019

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:19 - The White House announced on Monday that the United States will pull out of military intervention in Syria, which has prompted strong opinions from pundits to other politicians. Mike Lyons is a military consultant for CBS News, and he joined the program to discuss the situation overall, and…
Monday, 07 October 2019 08:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/7/2019

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:19 - The present and future of retail is a frequent topic on the program, especially with stores such as Forever 21 and Bed Bath & Beyond shuttering their doors. What will happen to the brick-and-mortar stores we’ve been so used to for half a century? And are outlet malls…
Friday, 04 October 2019 10:32

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-4-19 Featured

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This week, it’s all about the technology that allows us to connect with one another, from the nearly 1 million Ohioans who don’t have access to high speed internet, to the residents of Cleveland, who will soon be enjoying super-fast 5-G connections. We’ll also be talking about how solar could…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Joey Klein, a junior soccer player from Revere HIgh School.  He says that soccer has always been a part of his life from an early age.   “I’m pretty sure it was my parents that forced me to…
Thursday, 03 October 2019 10:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/4/2019

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:19 - No matter what age you are, someone will always try to scam you. But with older folks, especially with social security, it’s best to keep an eye and ear to what the next scam could be. Robert Fenn from Social Security shared some tips. 10:47 - The new…
Thursday, 03 October 2019 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/3/2019

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:19 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan is up for reelection in about a month, and he will be challenged by Josh Sines (who will be joining the program next Wednesday). He stopped by the studio to talk about anything from Summa, the opioid crisis in Summit County, snow plows, and…
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 08:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/2/2019

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:19 - In the year and half since the Parkland shooting, Florida has adopted the Guardian Program in schools, where teachers, coaches, and administrators have the ability to carry guns, as long as they’ve passed background checks and other protocol. Is this a good idea? Is this the first step…
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 08:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/1/2019

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:19 - Ray Horner got to speak with former CIA deputy and Cuyahoga Falls native Michael Morell on this whistleblower saga. Morell discussed the security of the whistleblower, what’s to come as the impeachment inquiry is happening, and the Ukraine’s role in all of this. 9:34 - There will be…
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