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.

 

Thursday, 10 August 2023 08:42

Day 101: Hollywood Strikes Continue

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Screenwriters and actors continue to strike in Hollywood. Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to disuss the strikes, the issues, and the impacts that grow by the day.  
Tuesday, Ohio held a special election with just one issue on the ballot. Dr. David Beer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Malone University, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Dr. Beer spoke about Ohio voters rejecting Issue 1 and what it means for Ohio going forward. 
Wednesday, 09 August 2023 07:08

Hey Bobby! 8.9.23

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly episode of Hey Bobby! This week they talked about young pitchers that came up through the organization such as Bartolo Col√≥n and CC Sabathia. 
Tuesday, 08 August 2023 07:40

Covid Numbers & Opioid Overdoses on the Rise

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The Summit County Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Opioid overdoses are on the rise and so are Covid 19 numbers. Ray and Donna discussed both issues.  
Dr. Marya Strand is the new chair of the Department of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Strand joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about coming to Akron, the department, and more.   
Friday, 04 August 2023 08:28

Film School: The Fugitive

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they went back to 1993 with The Fugitive.  
Friday, 04 August 2023 07:32

Golf Tips: On the Green

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week they talk about the options on the green.  
Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week, Dan talks about Virtues Golf Club and Oak Shadows Golf Club. Both require a little driving but he says they're beautiful courses.  
Friday, 04 August 2023 08:45

Bases & Balls 8.4.23

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls!'. The Guardians have made a few trades in the last week. Rosenhaus talks about breaking the news to the team, the shortstops, development of the rookies, and more!
The new school year is approaching. Dietician from Akron Children's Hospital, Abbey Granger, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. She talked about healthy breakfast and lunch choices to keep your student going throughout the day and more.  
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