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, 01 June 2020 08:46

Ray Horner Podcasts - 6/1/2020

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Part 1 :17 - Across the nation (and even internationally), protests against Derek Chauvin and the other three officers in Minneapolis, and police brutality in general, occurred, with nearly all of them starting out peacefully. However, as the protests headed towards dusk, many of them turned into full-scale riots, with…
In Akron, a similar protest occurred like the others across the country, although with significantly less damage than Cleveland received. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan led the way and addressed the protests both downtown on Saturday and at Hardesty Park on Sunday, which were by and large peaceful. He talked about…
Friday, 29 May 2020 10:53

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-5-29-20 Featured

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The FBI wants Apple to help them search your iPhone, but they can already do it. We'll tell you how. Also, Uber in the age of COVID-19, and mosquito-zapping drones! If you have any questions or comments; scroll down and fill out the form below our podcast link. Also, remember…
Friday, 29 May 2020 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/29/2020

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:17 - Jeanne Destro fills in for Ray Horner once again to wrap up a calm week of guest-hosting. But what’s not calm are the markets and the economy. Capital Financial Group’s Richard Peterson joined the show to talk about market volatility and if it will bounce back in a…
Thursday, 28 May 2020 11:11

Ray Horner Podcasts - 5/28/2020

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Part 1 :17 - With Jeanne Destro in for Ray Horner, she spoke with US Senator Sherrod Brown about protecting the workers of Ohio during the pandemic. 5:44 - The nursing homes and assisted living facilities have been hit the hardest with this virus. How can this be handled so…
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:30

Ray Horner Podcasts - 5/27/2020

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Part 1 :17 - Once again, Jeanne Destro and Bobbi Horvath are filling in for the vacationing Ray Horner. Everyone has been wondering if a vaccine will be available, and if so, when. And is this hydroxychloroquine safe to take? Dr. Thomas File from Summa Health explains. 6:43 - Now…
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 09:26

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/26/2020

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:17 - Ray Horner is on a much-needed vacation, so Jeanne Destro and Bobbi Horvath will be filling in for him. Americans have been on lockdown since mid-March and have been holed up inside. Now that it’s getting warmer, what about air conditioning and the air flow with the virus…
Friday, 22 May 2020 14:30

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-5-22-20 Featured

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How the pandemic is changing everything about how and where we shop and work, gaming addiction, and fake contact tracers trying make a buck on everybody’s shared misfortune.  Guests this week include University of Akron Psychology Professor, Dr. Toni Bisconti, talking about gaming addiction, as well as CBS News Security…
Friday, 22 May 2020 08:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/22/2020

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:17 - If and when students return to schools for the fall, how many changes will need to be made to ensure safety? From the buses to the cafeterias and gyms, to eliminating field trips altogether. 4:40 - With higher education, at least at Malone University, students will have the…
Bob Ethington from the Akron-Summit County Public Library is back for another round of book recommendations during the pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
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