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, 11 November 2019 08:56

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/11/2019

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:19 - Could the Democratic presidential race get more interesting with Michael Bloomberg entering the race? The panel on the morning show talked about how viable Bloomberg can be not only against a fellow billionaire in Donald Trump, but his in-party rivals in Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Elizabeth Warren.…
Friday, 08 November 2019 10:32

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-8-19 Featured

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This week, we're talking with author Nick Morgan. In his new book, “Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in A Virtual World", he argues that the very nature of digital communications makes it harder for us to understand one another, why that’s a bad thing, and what…
Thursday, 07 November 2019 09:12

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/7/2019

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:19 - With the Browns season imploding before our eyes, could they trade Odell Beckham Jr. in the offseason? That may not be farfetched, according to some reports. Ray and Tony asked who is more expendable: OBJ or Freddie Kitchens? 7:04 - Senator Sherrod Brown called into the program, and…
Thursday, 07 November 2019 07:22

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/8/2019

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:19 - Will assigning seats in the lunchroom quash cliques and help get to know your peers better, or will this cause students to become more introverted. Ray and Tony had a discussion 11:18 - 24 years ago this week, Art Modell announced the Browns will be moving to Baltimore…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Ellie McCoy a junior golfer from Stow-Munroe Falls High School.  She says that being a Stow Student Athlete is a special part of her experience, saying that the athletes all support each other, no matter what the sport.…
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:56

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/6/2019

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:19 - It’s the day after Election Day, and though it was considered an “off-year election,” the polls were certainly open around the Akron area. Ray and Jeanne began Wednesday’s program recapping what happened at the polls. 3:37 - Dan Horrigan will remain mayor of Akron in a blowout race…
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…
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