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, 19 September 2018 10:00

AUDIO: Local Efforts To Assist Hurricane Florence Victims

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Hurricane Florence continues to inflict devastation on the Carolinas, with both water levels and death tolls rising. What can residents in Northeast Ohio do and how can they be of assistance? The Ray Horner Morning Show caught up with some folks with local ties to give the listeners a look…
Monday, 17 September 2018 20:01

Business of the Week: Bober Markey Fedorovich

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Each week, the Ray Horner Morning Show spotlights a local business that assures their dedication to the community. For the inaugural edition, Ray sat down with Dale Ruther, partner with Bober Markey Fedorovich in Fairlawn. Ruther has been with BMF for over 35 years, and the company has been in…
Monday, 17 September 2018 19:59

AUDIO: Mayor Horrigan on Main Street Redevelopment

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Downtown Akron continues to receive its share of facelifts, from road repair to other cosmetic changes. Basically, if one can stomach the orange barrels and detours for a bit, downtown will look much different. Dan Horrigan, the mayor of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to give an overview…
Friday, 14 September 2018 11:51

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-14-18 Featured

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This week, double agents, chemical weapons, and spy versus spy in cyberspace. We’ll also hear how Twitter is taking a stand against hate speech, how schools are keeping a watchful eye on social media, and whether or not that shiny, new, super-high-resolution 8K TV, is really worth it, after all.…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Sicilia Ho, a senior golfer for Wadsworth High School.  She got into golf at an early age, with encouragement from her dad and two older sisters.    “They played college golf and it runs in the family now,…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Mason McMillen, a senior football player for Wadsworth High School. He’s grown up around the sport, having started in second grade. Mason says he’s grown with his teammates throughout his football journey.   “I was eager to get…
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 07:45

AUDIO: Tim Dimoff on Increased Security Since 9/11

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17 years have passed since the terror attacks on American soil, which claimed over 3,000 lives. In the nearly two decades since September 11th, 2001, what additional precautions have been made to ensure our continued safety? According to SACS Security president Tim Dimoff, a lot has gone into further security.…
Friday, 07 September 2018 10:18

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-7-18 Featured

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This week, the federal government looking into ways to tame big tech and social media companies, cybersecurity advice for manufacturers, new technology that can help bring water to even the driest parts of the globe, and your dinner delivered by drones.
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Jamie Matheson, a senior soccer player from Barberton High School.   Jamie says soccer is a family affair and she shares that love of the game with her sisters.   “My two younger sisters played and they started…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Nick Plucinski, a junior football player for Barberton High School. Nick enjoys the community of Barberton and how they get behind the Magics football team.   “The support is helping us out on our journey through the season,”…
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