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.

Monday, 04 February 2019 10:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/4/2019

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:17 - In a real barn-burner of a Super Bowl, the Patriots defeated the Rams, 13-3, in the lowest scoring game in its 53 contests. Ray, Tony, and Jeanne talked about all aspects of the big game, including the contest itself, the commercials, and the halftime show. 15:15 - Last…
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:48

Ray Horner Podcast - 2/1/2019

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:17 - With Sunday being the Super Bowl, Friday’s show had plenty of football themes. Ray and Tony talked about the top ten football movies of all time, with some honorable mentions just off the list. 7:26 - But not everything about football was positive. Malone University is dropping intercollegiate…
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:41

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-2-1-19 Featured

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  This week, hackers making headlines again, with a Cyber attack on the City of Akron, and out in California; sending scary messages through home security systems. We’ll also learn about a new super adhesive inspired by Gecko feet, drones that can fill potholes, and toasty new technology that can…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Nicole Lester, a senior basketball player from Norton High School.  Nicole said she got into the game of basketball from her friends at a young age and stuck with it ever since.   She says that because of…
Thursday, 31 January 2019 11:10

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/31/2019

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:17 - Barberton mayor Bill Judge called into the program Thursday to discuss some of the layoffs coming to the city and how they tried consolidate services to make ends meet. 11:30 - Break out the orange golf balls and Whitey’s chili, it’s time for the 29th annual Chili Open!…
Thursday, 31 January 2019 11:10

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/31/2019

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:17 - Barberton mayor Bill Judge called into the program Thursday to discuss some of the layoffs coming to the city and how they tried consolidate services to make ends meet. 11:30 - Break out the orange golf balls and Whitey’s chili, it’s time for the 29th annual Chili Open!…
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 10:27

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/30/2019

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:17 - Late Tuesday morning, a rumor floated around the Akron area about Don Plusquellic throwing his hat in the ring for mayor. If you recall, Plusquellic was mayor of Akron from 1987 till May 2015. If the reports are true, would be be a real threat to current mayor…
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:30

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/29/2019

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:17 - Quite an eventful way to begin a Tuesday. First, Ward 2 councilman Bruce Kilby sounded off in the Akron Beacon Journal on the mayor’s lack of awareness with city services during last week’s major snowfall. That prompted a response from…. 8:30 - Mayor Dan Horrigan, who happened to…
Monday, 28 January 2019 10:06

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/28/2019

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:17 - It was announced Friday afternoon that the partial government shutdown will cease, at least temporarily. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, recapped what went down and the impact the shutdown has had on the political landscape. 6:50 - Another incident occurred Friday on the…
Friday, 25 January 2019 13:48

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Let's see what's at the movies these days!
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