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.

Children and preteens with cable television in the 1980s and ‘90s had their eyes glued to the fledgling kids network Nickelodeon. Those kids are now well into their thirties, but have the opportunity to feel young again when Double Dare Live visits the Akron Civic Theatre on May 16th. The…
Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:57

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/9/2019

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:17 - Teen suicide is on the rise, and is the second-highest killer with teenagers behind accidents. Dr. Liz Menefee is with Child Guidance and Family Solutions, and she informed our listeners of the warning signs and the prevention of teen suicide. 7:44 - TV Guide released its funniest TV…
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/8/2019

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:17 - The results from election day were in, and in Akron, there were some slight changes happening inside city council. But as for the mayoral primary, current mayor Dan Horrigan will continue his path toward reelection come November, and he joined Ray to recap Tuesday night. 6:04 - Akron…
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 09:11

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/7/2019

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:17 - For no reason in particular, the morning show reminisced over one of television’s most iconic sitcoms, The Andy Griffith Show. Ray brought up some fun facts on the show’s classic characters. 5:20 - Today is election day for the primaries in Ohio. Secretary of State Frank LaRose called…
Monday, 06 May 2019 10:57

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/6/2019

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:17 - The weekend against the Mariners began well for the Indians with two late-inning wins, but a 10-0 drubbing on Sunday caused some to scratch their heads. Ray and Tony recapped the Indians’ offensive woes, specifically how Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, and Jason Kipnis are all hitting under .215.…
Friday, 03 May 2019 09:28

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/3/2019

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:17 - As expected, magazine subscriptions are at all-time lows now. AARP magazine is number one, while Reader’s Digest comes in at #4. The panel also talked about ESPN: The Magazine pulling the plug this week, as well. 4:21 - Scott Callahan has been the head coach of the Hoban…
Friday, 03 May 2019 09:01

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-5-3-19 Featured

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This week, hackers in the spotlight again, causing problems at Cleveland Hopkins Airport, and ripping off a church for nearly two million dollars. We'll also take a closer look at exactly how hackers infected and shut down parts of the City of Akron's Network earlier this year, and then take a…
Thursday, 02 May 2019 09:55

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/2/2019

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:17 - Andrea Rabinovitz is a second generation Holocaust survivor, and she will be speaking at the Shaw JCC in Akron tonight to tell her mother’s story. Andrea, a Stow native, came by the studio to promote the event a talk more about her mother, who escaped Nazi Germany in…
Congratulations to our 1590 WAKR Male and Female Student Athlete of the Year Scholarship Award Winners Nate Dobben of Norton High School and Alexis Radcliff of Kenmore-Garfield High School. Both were awarded $1,000 scholarships on Wednesday evening as part of that night’s festivities. The banquet was held at St. George’s…
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 08:47

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/1/2019

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:17 - We’ve been talking about it on the show a lot recently, but the rise of measles has drastically increased of late. Dr. Tim Brown from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General touched on it last week, and he updated our listeners today about vaccines and booster shots for those born in…
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