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.

Friday, 31 May 2019 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/31/2019

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:17 - A young fan was smacked with a line drive at a baseball game, and it has sparked conversation of extending the protective netting from foul pole to foul pole. Ray and Steffany believe this should be done, and even though Tony agrees due to fans today not giving…
Friday, 31 May 2019 08:43

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This week, it's all about scammers, schemers, and hackers who try--and often succeed, in parting you from your money, your peace of mind, and maybe even your identity.  **Please note, this program is also available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices, as well as on Spotify and Stitcher.**…
Thursday, 30 May 2019 08:09

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/30/2019

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:17 - A recent study looks pretty bleak for America, as Millennials are not having kids at the rate of previous generations, and it could affect the economy. The two Millennials in the studio, Tony and Steffany, are both childless and weighed in. 6:45 - Today is the final day…
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 09:05

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/29/2019

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:17 - It’s a big couple of weekends in the Akron area with high school sports, and the focus is on Firestone Stadium coming up. Joey Arrietta, the proprietor of the classic ballpark, joined the show to talk about the softball tournament and what the plan is in case of…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 09:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/28/2019

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:17 - Sad news in the sports world coming out of Memorial Day weekend that Bill Buckner passed away at the age of 69. Even though he’s notoriously known for his error that ended Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, Ray and Tony talked about what a solid player…
Friday, 24 May 2019 10:00

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This week, government surveillance through social media, a novel way to reduce global warming, reducing robocalls, wind power on Lake Erie, and tiny robots that may one day clean your teeth. **Please note: This program is available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices, as well as Stitcher and…
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/24/2019

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:17 - It’s the Friday before a holiday weekend, so we began the program on a fun note. Ever wonder what started our passions for working in radio? Listen in! 6:56 - Akron AAA president Kevin Thomas stopped by the studio to share some travel tips ahead of the Memorial…
Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/23/2019

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:17 - It was officially announced on Wednesday that Cleveland will host the 2021 NFL Draft. Ray began the show about that and the economic impact it will have on the entire region two years from now. 4:41 - ABC broadcast live versions of Norman Lear’s All in the Family…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 09:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/22/2019

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:17 - Today marks 27 years since Johnny Carson last graced our presence on the Tonight Show. Ray and Tony looked back at his career both on the show and away from it. 4:07 - The school year at the University of Akron is coming to a close, as is…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:25

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/21/2019

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:17 - Fans of Game of Thrones are still crowing over the series finale, which wasn’t up to many of their standards. That got the show talking about the best and worst series finales in TV history. The best, which include M*A*S*H, Cheers, and Tony’s favorite in Newhart, and the…
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