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.

Friday, 03 June 2022 08:19

Film School: Star Wars

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Joe Fortunato is a film study professor, he joins Ray Horner for 'Film School' every Friday. This week, the pair goes back to 1977 to talk about Star Wars.
 Sports fans have long been fascinated by statistics, from who has the fastest pitch, to how many times their team has made it to the playoffs.   But that fascination has morphed into big business powered by Sport Analytics, a winning strategy brought to life on the big screen in the…
Friday, 03 June 2022 06:09

Bases & Balls 6.3.22

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Jim Rosenhaus, voice of the Cleveland Guardians, joins Ray every Friday. This week, they talk about young position players, the Yu Chang trade, JRam, and more!
Dana Addis, Superintendent at Norton City School District, joined Ray. They discussed safety measures being taken to keep children safe when there is a threat or danger. Addis says that they are doing more now for mental health than they ever have before.
Wednesday, 01 June 2022 08:32

New History Center Coming to Akron in 2023

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Former Deputy Mayor of Akron, and Akron Historian, Dave Lieberth, joined Ray. They talked about an exciting addition coming to Akron in 2023; a brand new, 3 story, 3000 square foot history center.
Wednesday, 01 June 2022 06:03

Hey Bobby! 6.1.22

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Ray Horner talks to Sr. Vice President of Public Affairs of the Cleveland Guardians, Bobby DiBiasio, every Wednesday. This week, they talk about the old Municipal Stadium, the greatest team managers, and the bullpen. 
It is Softball State Championship Week in Akron. OHSAA Director of Media Relations, Tim Stried, joins Ray to set up the tournament and talk about the quest to get to Akron. The conversation kicks off with how they landed in Firestone Stadium.
Friday, 27 May 2022 08:40

Bases & Balls 5.27.22

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Jim Rosenhaus of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray every Friday for Bases & Balls. This week, they discuss Oscar Gonzalez, Steven Kwan, Eli Morgan, Konnor Pilkington, and more.
Joe Fortunato is a Film Study Professor. He joins Ray weekly to discuss classic films. With Memorial Day coming up, Ray and Joe dedicate this week's episode to wartime movies. Joe categorizes movies by the war they represent, from WWI to the Vietnam War.
Whether for its the latest app, mobile phone, or even a new car; consumers face a stacked deck when it comes to taking meaningful legal action against companies with defective products. But, there actually is a relatively simple way to fight back, legally. Find out how, with Akron area attorney,…
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