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.

This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Samuel Lord, a junior wrestler from Ellet High School.   He started wrestling at an early age, but now as a junior in high school, the grind and the discipline of the sport drives him and his teammates. “The…
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/21/2018

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:17 - Is Black Friday shopping not what it used to be? Are you shopping for yourself or others? Are you looking forward to Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday? WEWS News 5 consumer reporter Jonathan Walsh has you covered, from the big box stores to online shopping to gift…
Friday, 16 November 2018 09:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/16/2018

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:17 - We lost a great talent from yesteryear at the age of 85. Roy Clark could play the strings of a guitar and a fiddle better than anyone before and after him, and he even acted and told jokes. Ray and Tony talked about the glory days of Hee…
Friday, 16 November 2018 09:29

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-16-18 Featured

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 This week, new software designed to help local retailers compete against Amazon, the FCC taking aim at Robocalls, and smartphones you can fold up and put in your pocket. We'll also hear about weatherizing your home for the winter, technology to help infants learn, and a guy who wants to…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Logan Johnson a senior wrestler from Firestone.  Logan says that he got into the sport of wrestling at an early age and has loved it ever since.   A team captain and a letterman for the Falcons, Johnson…
Thursday, 15 November 2018 08:59

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/15/2018

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:17 - We’re a week away from Thanksgiving, if you can believe that. Some families deep-fry their turkeys, others cook theirs the tradition way. Tony’s family, however, has picked up a turkey from…..Popeyes Chicken. 10:05 - Who will coach the Cleveland Browns next season? Bruce Arians? Lincoln Riley? Gregg Williams?…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/14/2018

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:17 - Before prom, a number of students in Wisconsin took a photo where it looked like they gave the camera a Nazi salute. Ray, Jeanne, Steffany, and Tony shared their thoughts on this matter and how parents should approach a situation if one were to come in contact with…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:13

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/13/2018

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:17 - A name that is no stranger to Ohio, as well as 1590 WAKR, is Senator Sherrod Brown. Could he be the next presidential candidate for the Democrats? Dr. David Cohen from the University of Akron’s Bliss Institute shared his thoughts on the long-time senator. 8:08 - Another person…
Monday, 12 November 2018 11:04

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/12/2018

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:17 - For years, Captain Ernie Stadveg flew over the skies of Akron with his traffic and weather reports, and even had his own fan club, Captain Ernie’s Flying Club. What people may not know is he was an 18-year veteran, serving in both World War II and Korea. Tony…
Friday, 09 November 2018 11:33

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/9/2018

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:17 - It’s been almost thirty years since Amy Mihaljevic went missing and was later found dead in Ashland County, and the murderer has yet to be found. However, due to some breakthroughs in DNA testing, the killer could be traded, and according to James Renner, we may have an…
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