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.

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 08:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/5/2019

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:19 - Today kicks off the Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive, and if you’re shopping in the greater Akron area, you’ll probably see a red kettle and a bellringer next to it. Major Stephen Stoops from the Salvation Army joined the program to urge any listeners if they have any…
Monday, 04 November 2019 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/4/2019

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:19 - Losing to Brandon Allen and the Denver Broncos is bad. But the Browns have now gone off the rails, from their receivers wearing the wrong cleats, their quarterback can’t hit the open players, and a defensive player threatens people on social media. Everything is fine though, right? Ray…
Friday, 01 November 2019 10:19

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-1-19 Featured

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This week, it's all about tech on the job...from basic skills training, to a new accelerator program for "hard tech" entrepreneurs. Also: artificial intelligence, robots, and flying the friendly skies of Uber! If you have any questions or comments, please let us know, and we'll do our best to address…
Friday, 01 November 2019 06:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/1/2019

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:19 - Remember the saga at the Philadelphia Starbucks from April 2018? Well, the lawsuits continue. The morning show panel discussed the situation, from the racial undertones to how everything was handled. 10:47 - It may be the day after Halloween, but it’s still the season, and it’s a topic…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Donovan Mills, a senior football player from Cuyahoga Falls High School. Donovan says he came into football later on in his life, but has enjoyed every step along his journey.    “I only started playing my freshman year,…
Thursday, 31 October 2019 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/31/2019

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:19 - Today is Halloween, so we began the program chatting about our favorite costumes from yesteryear, as well as the top Halloween “spooky” songs. 6:09 - The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates, so how does this affect us? Richard Peterson from Capital Financial explains. 11:50 - Baker Mayfield…
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 08:40

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/30/2019

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:19 - Ten years ago today, Ray had to leave this morning show early as his twins were about to be born. They were severely underweight and at high risk, and they had to remain in the hospital for nearly two months, but they finally came home and are now…
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 08:56

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/29/2019

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:19 - According to Ray and Tony, it’s time for the Browns to admit their mistake in hiring Freddie Kitchens as head coach and finally part ways. They discuss his lack of self accountability and pushing the blame solely onto the players, something previous coach Hue Jackson (who was fired…
Monday, 28 October 2019 10:05

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/28/2019

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:19 - It’s been a while since we had Dr. John Green on as a political analyst, as he heads up the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, and he joined the show to touch on his brief tenure as interim president of the University of Akron. Dr. Green also talked…
Friday, 25 October 2019 10:07

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-25-19 Featured

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Humans may be at the top of the food chain when it comes to other living and breathing creatures on earth; but when it comes to sheer smarts, we're being way out-classed by Artificial Intelligence. Find out why that's a good thing---at least according to David Weinberger, in his new…
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