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 snowblowers have been put away, and the snow brushes have been sent to the trunks. The focus in May shifts from the chilly weather to sunburn. Dr. Jim Libecco from Allied Dermatology in Fairlawn joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss proper skincare as the weather warms up.…
Friday, 04 May 2018 14:15

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-5-4-18 Featured

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  This week: How University of Akron students are helping NASA to create a new helmet for astronauts, a huge mobile carrier merger, new tech to control diabetes, video game addiction, talking robots, and an app that can tell you just how high you really are.  
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 08:48

AUDIO: Kenmore To Get a Facelift

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While downtown Akron is getting renovated, other neighborhoods are seeing facelifts of their own. One of those areas seeing the revitalization is Kenmore. John Buntin, the owner Kenmore Komics and president of the Kenmore Chamber of Commerce, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the present and future of…
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 06:51

AUDIO: Local Attorneys Kick Off Law Week

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The first week of May is Law Week with the Akron Bar Association. On Monday to kick off the week, the Ray Horner Morning Show welcomed a slew of attorneys to speak about their expertise. Dean Carro - Akron Bar Association Farhad Sethna - Immigration Linda Ulinski - Estate &…
Monday, 30 April 2018 14:15

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-27-18 Featured

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This week we'll take a look at the new European data privacy law (GDPR), how it will affect US companies , and a local tech firm that can help them save money. We'll also hear about some new rules about what you can post on Facebook, and how Target is…
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:05

AUDIO: Joey Arrietta on Future of Akron Racers

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The uncertainty on the future of the Akron Racers has been a topic of speculation for months. However, a recent settlement has provided a sliver of clarity for 2019. Joey Arrietta joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to update the listeners on the goings on these last few months. Like…
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 08:44

AUDIO: Dr. John Green Named Interim UA President

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It was announced some weeks back at Matthew Wilson, then-president at the University of Akron, was stepping down from his position, and the search continues to fill those big shoes. In the meantime, Dr. John Green, director of the Bliss Institute and professor of political science, has been named as…
Friday, 20 April 2018 15:08

This Week In Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-20-18 Featured

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This week, we're talking Russian cyberattacks, smart power grids, GPS security, a new class action lawsuit against Facebook, and a music app that can help you get more information and enjoyment from your car radio.  
This week's 1590 WAKR male Student Athlete of the Week is Zane Patterson from Woodridge High School. Zane is a three-sport athlete for the Bulldogs, and with it being the spring sports season, he is currently on the baseball team. He is known for his skills on the pitcher's mound,…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Kaitlyn Hill, a senior softball player from East Community Learning Center. She's been a starting pitcher for the Dragons since freshman year, earning three varsity letters. Her coach Sarah Kramer says Kaitlyn is a leader both on and…
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