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.

The first day of school has descended upon Akron Public Schools. A clean slate, a fresh start for many, whether they are a student, educator, administrator, or even a facility itself. David James, the superintendent of Akron Public Schools, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show in studio to discuss the…
Friday, 17 August 2018 10:20

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-18-18 Featured

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This week, how mobile devices are both a danger—and an opportunity—for the US military, a new Facebook scam that could cost you big money, how hundreds of people lost their homes because of a computer algorithm, and new health concerns about how much time you spend staring at your screens.…
A slew of changes are happening at the University of Akron. A total of 80 degree programs will be phased out due to declining enrollment and the changing college environment. What will this mean for the students and faculty? Dr. John Green, interim president of the University of Akron, joined…
Friday, 10 August 2018 09:25

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-10-18 Featured

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This week, an update on E-Bay’s retail revival program in Akron, Apple as the world’s first Trillion dollar company, continuing concerns about Russian interference in our elections, and a smarter way to sleep.  
It is a new week, and a variety of topics have come across the desk of Akron mayor Dan Horrigan. First, the discussion on the present and future of Akron-Fulton Airport, which took place on the Ray Horner Morning Show. Horrigan announced that not only will the airport stay, but…
Monday, 06 August 2018 09:17

AUDIO: Bob Ethington on Legacy of Bob Hope

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Bob Hope was one of America’s most celebrated and honored entertainers of the twentieth century, and his life spanned that entire century. A native of Cleveland, Ohio who ventured to the West Coast, Hope accomplished almost everything in the entertainment business, from vaudeville to radio, to film to television, as…
Friday, 03 August 2018 08:48

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-3-18 Featured

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This week, a new offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, 3-D printed guns, using robots to fight the opiod epidemic, and smart phone screens that won't break.  
Friday, 27 July 2018 08:26

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-27-18 Featured

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This week, high tech agriculture—at the library, more Facebook controversy, new cyber threats, and smart phone applications that can help you stay healthy. https://soundcloud.com/wakr-newstalksports/this-week-in-tech-with-jeanne-destro-7-27-18
The final Bridgestone Invitational is rapidly approaching, and while many are sad the WGC is moving to Memphis, everyone involved is very excited. Don Padgett III, the Executive Director of the Bridgestone Invitational, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to answer questions, comments, and concerns surrounding next week’s tournament. The…
Friday, 20 July 2018 09:24

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-20-18 Featured

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This week, high tech tires that can tell you when they need air, how the technology that’s supposed to make your home more safe and comfortable is being weaponized for domestic violence, how and why your supposedly private emails really aren’t private at all, and how one day, we may…
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