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.

Erika Johnson from Springfield High School is this week’s 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week. Ericka is four-year letter winner in softball for the Spartans. She was also recognized as first team all-PTC in the outfield, as well as an all-state honorable mention. Erika loves playing for the…
Hayden Murphy from Barberton High School is the male 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week for March 30th-April 6th. A senior at Barberton, Hayden is a member of the Magics baseball team. When this interview was recorded, the baseball team has yet to play for 2018 due to the…
After a shockingly brief appearance in the postseason, the 2018 Cleveland Indians are fired up and ready for the regular season to begin. Bob DiBiasio, VP with the Indians, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to preview the opening day roster. One of the questions on the team has been…
Friday, 23 March 2018 08:21

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-3-23-18 Featured

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This week I'm talking with tech entrepreneur and author, Andrew Keen, who's been called "The Antichrist of Silicon Valley" for his books that poke holes in tech's shiny facade. I first became acquainted with Keen when I reviewed his book "Digital Vertigo" for USA Today a few years ago.  His…
This week's 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Garrett Mellon from Archbishop Hoban High School. Garrett is a member of the Knights' lacrosse team. Hoban's season is already underway, and they are looking forward to a very competitive year. Garrett settled on lacrosse as his full-time sport…
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 10:36

AUDIO: Tim Dimoff on Incidents in Texas, Maryland

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It is only Wednesday, but there have already been a number of tragic stories. However, both have been contained as of Wednesday morning. Tim Dimoff, the president and CEO of SACS Security Consulting, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the events that occurred in Austin, Texas and Great…
Children in the future will know what it was like to be a Toys ‘R’ Us kid. But it is not just the toy stores that are being affected. Jonathan Walsh, consumer reporter at WEWS/News 5 in Cleveland, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the change in…
This week, our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Lexi Shultz, a senior softball player from Ellet High School. Lexi has been interested in softball from an early age and grew to love the sport. “I've been playing ever since I was in T-ball, since I was…
The trees of Issue 4 are beginning to bear fruit. One of those fruits is a new fire station in Middlebury. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about replacing fire station #2 over on East Market Street. Horrigan has stressed the monies from Issue…
Friday, 16 March 2018 07:42

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-3-16-18 Featured

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This week, we’re focusing on cybersecurity, concerns about the upcoming election, and what’s being done to train people to keep both civilian and government networks safe.
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