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.


Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to discuss classic films. This week they went back to 1999 wtih Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.  
Friday, 17 May 2024 07:57

Golf Tips: Wet Sand

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week they talked about getting out of wet sand.   
Friday, 17 May 2024 07:50

Course Review: Valhalla Golf Club

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. The 2024 PGA CHAMPIONSHIPs are at Valhalla Golf Club. Dan and Ray discussed the course and the competition. 
Mayor Shammas Malik joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the announcement that the President of the University of Akron, Gary Miller, is retiring.  
Every month, Ray talks with a Cleveland Clinic Akron General about what they're doing to help throughout the community, medical issues, and more. Dr. Jacqueline Zuponcic, Obstetrics and Gynecology with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray this month. She dove into menopause; what it is, when it happens, effects on…
Thursday, 16 May 2024 07:51

APS Cutting Cost & Proposing a Levy

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Dr. Michael Robinson, Superintendent of Akron Public Schools, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the district's financial crisis, cutting costs, and the proposed levy.  
Wednesday, 15 May 2024 07:48

Akron's Interim Police Chief Brian Harding

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Interim Police Chief with the Akron Police Department, Brian Harding, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They covered Police Week, recruitment in Akron, & more.   
Wednesday, 15 May 2024 07:25

Hey Bobby! 5.15.24

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Each Wednesday throughout the season, Ray Horner speaks with Guardians VP Bobby DiBiasio. They discussed the standout closers in Cleveland history and Dennis Martinez. 
Jason Lorenzon, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics at Kent State University, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the ongoing pilot shortage, summer travel, and more.   
Each week, WAKR's Ray Horner profiles a local business.This week, Abril Murphy of La Mexicana Cantina and Grill joined Ray to talk about the restaurant.     
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