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.

With the Delta variant of COVID-19 blistering the population, including the greater Akron area, many are concerned about potential restrictions as the school year and fall season lurk around the corner. Donna Skoda is the commissioner of the Summit County Health Department, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show…
A feeling everyone can empathize with is the nervousness of heading back to school. Summer is wrapping up, and the daily grind of school work looms in the air. Some students are able to cope with that feeling, with a few even embracing and getting excited to head back to…
Friday, 06 August 2021 08:38

Summa Health Mandating Vaccines For All Employees

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One of the biggest topics in workplaces throughout America in 2021 has been vaccination status. Most employers are recommending their staff to get one of the vaccines, but mandating them was a tall task, at least a few months ago. Summa Health has decided to draw a line in the…
Will a big cyberattack one day lead to war between the US and another superpower? That's a question US officials have been pondering for quite some time, and something that President Biden talked about recently, during a speech at the National Counter Terrorism Center. Find out why, and listen as…
Thursday, 05 August 2021 10:11

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 8/6/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey and Ray chat about the outfield situation going forward, from Oscar Mercado and Myles Straw to Bradley Zimmer, the future of Nolan Jones, and a little about interim manager DeMarlo…
With the Delta variant spreading throughout the United States, many cities including Washington D.C. and Savannah, Georgia have reinstituted mask mandates, regardless of vaccination status. Could Akron be next? A possibility, at least in city buildings to start, according to Akron mayor Dan Horrigan, who joined the Ray Horner Morning…
As the Delta variant rages through the population, vaccine demand is increasing since its initial debut in late winter to early spring. Many have heard the transmissibility of this variant and are not taking changes, so they are scheduling appointments as soon as possible. Donna Skoda is the commissioner of…
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 10:23

Hey Bobby! - 8/4/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. As many already know, the Indians will become the Guardians at season's end, so Ray and Bobby talked about what all went into the name change, from the name itself to Tom…
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 07:55

Helpful Hints For Dealing With High Heat

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Temperatures in Akron last week were moderately nice, but with it being August, the weather is heating up once again. The temperatures this week will hovering in the 80's, and it is slated to head back into the 90's next week. Dr. Aaron Lear is a sports medicine doctor at…
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is raging through the population, with upwards of 85% of the cases in the United States being this strain of the virus. This is causing concern across the country, from the medical facilities to the upcoming school year. Dr. Richard Londraville is a biologist at…
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