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, 28 February 2018 06:25

Wahoo Week, Day 2

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Two days in Goodyear, Arizona, and Ray Horner was not quite soaking up the sun by the pool. He was down at Goodyear Ballpark and the Indians' training complex snagging interviews with Tribe players and personnel. Yonder Alonso - First Baseman Tyler Olson - Relief Pitcher Tom Hamilton - Tribe…
Monday, 26 February 2018 08:07

Wahoo Week, Day 1

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Coming off a great season but disappointing finish in 2017, the 2018 Cleveland Indians have unfinished business to tend to. The team lost a few familiar faces in the offseason, but many members of the squad are back, as well as some new blood. Ray will have interviews with anyone…
Friday, 23 February 2018 09:54

This Week In Tech with Jeanne Destro 2-23-18 Featured

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This week, we'll look at how the internet which brings us together with friends and family on social media--is also helping to tear our society apart, and threaten our very existence. Sound extreme? Well, from the indictment of 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering with the 2016 Presidential election, to…
Friday, 23 February 2018 06:31

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Kiah Jenkins

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This week, our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Kiah Jenkins, a junior bowler from North High School. Kiah said she has been bowling from a young age and she’s credited her mother for her interest in the sport. “Ever since my mom had me walking, she…
This week's 1590 WAKR male student athlete is Jonathan Gabriel from Walsh Jesuit High School. Jonathan is a standout senior hockey player for the Warriors. He has been playing hockey since he was a youngster, and picked up the sport not long after he first tied his skates. Jonathan is…
Some two weeks after the settlement with Nexus, some residents of Green are none too please with their city’s response. Green mayor Gerard Neugebauer joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to address his residents’ concerns. Ultimately, Neugebauer said the initial goal was to move the pipeline out of town, and…
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 09:07

AUDIO: James Nice Proclaims Innocence In Statement

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In August 2017, then-Akron police chief James Nice was asked to resign from his post after accusations of racism and inappropriate workplace behavior became public. Now, Nice had his police certificate relinquished after pleading guilty over the unauthorized use of a police database. Nice joined the Ray Horner Morning Show…
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 07:45

AUDIO: David James on Student, Teacher Safety

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Ahead of David James's State of the Schools address on Tuesday at the Tangier, the focus has been on teacher safety and discipline. Several teachers claim the schools are not doing enough as far as disciplinary actions, and they lined up in protest in front of the Akron Board of…
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