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.

Monday, 25 February 2019 11:06

Indians Radio Week, Day 1

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Today is Indians Radio Week Day 1, and Ray Horner is rubbing elbows with everyone at the Cleveland Indians spring training facility in Goodyear, Arizona. On the first day, Ray sat down with several members of the Tribe, both players and staff. :29 - Relief pitcher Dan Otero talked about…
Friday, 22 February 2019 09:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/22/2019

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:17 - This Jussie Smollett situation has been the most interesting and polarizing story in 2019….at least since Covington Catholic from a few weeks back. Ray and Tony talked about the Empire actor getting fingerprinted over what has become a hate crime hoax, as well as how much time he…
Friday, 22 February 2019 09:28

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-2-22-19 Featured

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This week, more big cyber attacks, new life-saving chemical sensors, Ford recalling more than a million vehicles, and a new dating app---for cows! **Please note: This show is now available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices. To find out how to subscribe, follow these links: Apple, or Android.…
The 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week from Kenmore-Garfield High School is Brandon Evans, a senior basketball player. Brandon says he fell in love with the game of basketball at an early age. "I just instantly had an interest for it, and I've played from 5 years old and…
Thursday, 21 February 2019 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/21/2019

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:17 - Wednesday afternoon was the State of the City address from Mayor Dan Horrigan, which was heard live on 1590 WAKR from the John S. Knight Center. He happened to stop by the WAKR studios to recap what he mentioned in the address. 9:27 - We’re almost a full…
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 09:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/20/2019

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:17 - This week marks 30 years of the thing we call the Internet. The panel talked about what radio, or life in general, was like without this device. 12:51 - Happening on Sunday at the Canton Palace Theatre is Love Letters, a play starring I Dream of Jeannie’s Barbara…
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 13:48

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/19/2019

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:17 - The 2016 election doesn’t seem so long ago, and now we’re already looking at 2020. It was announced this morning that Bernie Sanders will join the seemingly countless supply of Democratic candidates, so Ray, Jeanne, and Tony chatted about the ever-changing progressive field. 15:52 - At the all-star…
Monday, 18 February 2019 10:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/18/2019

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:17 - Today is Presidents Day, and Ray and Tony brought up some factoids about presidents from years gone by, as well as their most and least favorites. Ray is a fan of Teddy Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama, while Tony enjoyed Calvin Coolidge and had less-than-favorable things to…
Friday, 15 February 2019 12:13

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-2-15-19 Featured

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This week, we’re looking at all kinds of technology—from race car tires, to satellites. We’ll also hear about how Jeff Bezos’ racy texts and selfies sparked a national scandal, the economic impact of fracking, and how technology is helping us find love—in the refrigerator.
Friday, 15 February 2019 10:25

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/15/2019

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:17 - We began Friday’s show quite light, talking about our favorite TV show spinoffs. Frasier, The Jeffersons, Maude, and the many Law & Orders and CSI’s were all mentioned. 8:46 - Summa Health System has a new campaign to support patient care, which is called “Caring For You...Then, Now,…
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