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.

Billionaire Richard Branson was all smiles, floating wieghtless aboard his Virgin Galactic Space Plane during its first, fully-crewed flight yesterday. Jeanne Destro talked to CBS News Space Consultant, Bill Harwood, about the start of a new era in space exploration; Space Tourism.  Are you ready to go? Listen now to find out…
With both the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Sand Run Metro Park close by; Akron's Merriman Valley area is a green, natural, and lovely place to live, work, and play. But, it is also ripe for development, and City officials in both Akron and Cuyahoga Falls want to make sure…
The University of Akron's I-Corps program has helped launch a number of successful tech startups, turning big ideas into big profits through mentoring, focused market research, and award-winning business development support. Find out how, with University of Akron Foundation Director, Elyse Ball.
Elyse Ball, University of Akron Foundation Director
Japan originally announced a Japanese-only Olympic games in Tokyo as far as spectators go. Well, that changed on Thursday, as the IOC announced ZERO fans for the games due to the threats of the Delta variant. Donna Skoda is the commissioner of the Summit County Health Department, and she addressed…
Thursday, 08 July 2021 09:46

Hey Bobby! - 7/13/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. Today, Bobby and Ray looked back at the MLB All-Star Games of years past, including the three Bobby took part in putting together in Cleveland. Hey Bobby! is powered by NECA-IBEW.
Thursday, 08 July 2021 09:44

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 7/9/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey and Ray looked at the Indians at the halfway point, from the pitching to the offense. Rosey mentioned some of the key injuries to Eddie Rosario, Shane Bieber, and Aaron…
While there is still the threat of COVID-19, especially with the Delta variant becoming a dominant strain in many states, cities such as Akron are seeing a post-pandemic world happening rapidly. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly Thursday visit. First, he discussed LeBron…
What a time to take over as the athletic director of a major Division I university. Your first week in charge and now NCAA student-athletes are eligible to recieve possible compensation. Charles Guthrie is the new AD at the University of Akron, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show…
Tuesday, 06 July 2021 10:35

Hey Bobby! - 7/7/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. Today, Bobby and Ray talked about the best places in the ballpark to take in a game, the recent losing streak and rash of injuries with the Tribe, and the impact of…
In the last year, police departments across the country experienced a wave of criticism and condemnation for many of their practices, and that has caused a big fallout. Many departments have seen their forces decimated by retirements and outright quitting, and countless departments are having troubles getting anyone to join.…
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