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, 07 October 2020 05:41

Indians' VP Previews 'Interesting' Offseason

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The Cleveland Indians’ abbreviated season came to an end with an abbreviated postseason run of just two games, both losses to the New York Yankees. But unlike most offseasons during the Tribe’s run of success since 2013, this one in particular brings plenty of questions. Bob DiBiasio, VP from the…
It was announced overnight on Twitter by President Trump himself that he and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for COVID-19. Though many across the political spectrum have disagreements with the president as far as rhetoric and policy, he is receiving well wishes One of those well-wishers is Akron mayor…
Thursday, 01 October 2020 20:16

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-2-20 Featured

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Deepfake videos, and why you need to be on guard against them before the election. Our featured guest is University of Akron Computer Science Professor, and Cybersecurity expert, Dr. John Nicholas. 
Thursday, 01 October 2020 09:03

Student Athletes of the Week: Emma Moore & Clay Peets

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Today, we head about one mile behind our radio studios to Firestone CLC and meet a couple of Falcons. Emma Moore is a junior and a star on the clay for the Firestone tennis team. She carries an 8-3 overall record and is a perfect 6-0 in the City Series.…
Thursday, 01 October 2020 06:42

Anne Armao Previews SummaCare's Medicare Advantage Day

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Are you happy with your health coverage? Do you need to make a few tweaks to your plan, or are you looking at a completely different premium? October 1st is a good day to start shopping around, and at Summa Health, they are conducting their annual SummaCare Medicare Advantage Day.…
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 08:25

Recap of 'Chaotic' Presidential Debate

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The one shared opinion on last night’s presidential debate by members of all ends of the political spectrum was that it was chaotic. Dr. David Beer is a professor of political science at Malone University, and he described the debate between President Trump and Joe Biden as “uncomfortable.” Beer wondered…
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 08:10

Local Professors Preview Presidential Debate

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Five weeks out from the presidential election, the first debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden take place at Case Western Reserve University tonight. Many voters have made up their minds, but there are some still on the fence, and could a good or bad debate performance swing the…
Monday, 28 September 2020 09:05

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian Previews Indians, MLB Playoffs

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Four the fourth time in five years, and the fifth time since 2013, the Cleveland Indians are marching to the playoffs. However, they will have to do so without their manager, Terry Francona, due to ongoing medical issues and procedures. ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian joined the Ray Horner Morning…
The Mahoning Valley has long been a hub for car manufacturing, and though the area has seen some hard times of late, could it be experiencing a resurgence? Congressman Tim Ryan thinks so, as mentioned on the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about “Voltage Valley,” which is the area…
Friday, 25 September 2020 06:28

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-25-20 Featured

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This week, it's all about technology that can both protect, and harness the power of one of our area's most valuable natural resources: Lake Erie.   Our featured guests are Ohio Lake Erie Commission Executive Director Joy Mulinex, on new technology to protect the lake from harmful algal blooms, and…
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