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, 29 May 2019 09:05

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/29/2019

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:17 - It’s a big couple of weekends in the Akron area with high school sports, and the focus is on Firestone Stadium coming up. Joey Arrietta, the proprietor of the classic ballpark, joined the show to talk about the softball tournament and what the plan is in case of…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 09:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/28/2019

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:17 - Sad news in the sports world coming out of Memorial Day weekend that Bill Buckner passed away at the age of 69. Even though he’s notoriously known for his error that ended Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, Ray and Tony talked about what a solid player…
Friday, 24 May 2019 10:00

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This week, government surveillance through social media, a novel way to reduce global warming, reducing robocalls, wind power on Lake Erie, and tiny robots that may one day clean your teeth. **Please note: This program is available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices, as well as Stitcher and…
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/24/2019

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:17 - It’s the Friday before a holiday weekend, so we began the program on a fun note. Ever wonder what started our passions for working in radio? Listen in! 6:56 - Akron AAA president Kevin Thomas stopped by the studio to share some travel tips ahead of the Memorial…
Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/23/2019

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:17 - It was officially announced on Wednesday that Cleveland will host the 2021 NFL Draft. Ray began the show about that and the economic impact it will have on the entire region two years from now. 4:41 - ABC broadcast live versions of Norman Lear’s All in the Family…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 09:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/22/2019

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:17 - Today marks 27 years since Johnny Carson last graced our presence on the Tonight Show. Ray and Tony looked back at his career both on the show and away from it. 4:07 - The school year at the University of Akron is coming to a close, as is…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:25

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/21/2019

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:17 - Fans of Game of Thrones are still crowing over the series finale, which wasn’t up to many of their standards. That got the show talking about the best and worst series finales in TV history. The best, which include M*A*S*H, Cheers, and Tony’s favorite in Newhart, and the…
Monday, 20 May 2019 09:13

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/20/2019

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:17 - Last night was the finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and between the four members of the panel, they’ve seen a total of zero episodes. Ray brought up the lack of productivity that will most likely happen at offices today. 5:26 - The new trend in transportation is…
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:28

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This week, Amazon in the spotlight again—and not in a good way, how your smartphone may soon be obsolete, a Cicada-finder app, and toilets—for cows. (**Please note: This program is available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices. You can also access it through Stitcher and Spotify.)  
Friday, 17 May 2019 08:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/17/2019

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:17 - Odell Beckham Jr. may be the most talented wide receiver in football, but does that give him the luxury of skipping out on voluntary mini camp? And what about the Kareem Hunt situation? Ray and Tony shared their thoughts. 6:50 - What’s the latest update on the GM…
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