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, 09 September 2022 08:44

Bases & Balls 9.9.22

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Jim Rosenhaus, voice of the Cleveland Guardians, joins Ray every Friday. This week they talked about team injuries, young players stepping in, pitching Coach Carl Willis, and more.
Friday, 09 September 2022 08:19

Film School: Football Movies

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. It's football season so this week Ray and Joe talked about great football movies.
Friday, 09 September 2022 07:58

End of an Era; Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96

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Queen Elizabeth II passed away Thursday. Dr. Martin Wainwright, History Dept. Chair at the University of Akron, joined Ray to talk about the impact the Queen had in her 70 year Reign. They also discussed King Charles III. 
Friday, 09 September 2022 07:28

The Soft Scoop 9.9.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Steffany Nicole, in for Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.
One day in the not too distant future, all our computer systems will be obsolete, our current cybersecurity methods worthless, and even our most powerful supercomputers powerless in the face of even faster, and much more powerful quantum computers, that can crack passwords like a hot knife through butter. That…
Thursday, 08 September 2022 08:48

Cost of Living on the Rise & Social Security Info

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Robert Fenn, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, joined Ray. Cost of living is on the rise, Ray and Robert discuss impacts and changes to social security, how to apply for social security, and more. 
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Barberton High School.  Leah Stempfel is a Senior with a 4.45 Weighted GPA and a 4.00 Unweighted GPA. Leah is a member of the BHS VolleyballTeam and Bowling Team. She…
It's the Hall of Fame's birthday! Rich Desrosiers, Chief Communications Officer at Pro Football Hall of Fame, joined Ray.
Wednesday, 07 September 2022 06:27

Hey Bobby! 9.7.22

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Senior VP of the Cleveland Guardians, Bobby DiBiasio, joins Ray every Wednesday to talk baseball! This week, they talked about the organization and the great year they've had so far. They also discussed the top 5 hitters (in their opinions) to ever play the game.   
Tuesday, 06 September 2022 07:32

It's National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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Dr. Lauren Alexander, a psychologist with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray to talk about suicide prevention. They talked about warning signs, risk factors, support, and resources.
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