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.

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 07:34

Akron is Recruiting Police Officers

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Clay Cozart, President of the Fraternal Order of Police Akron Lodge 7, joined Ray. They discussed retention and hiring of police officers in Akron. They talk about officers leaving for higher paying jobs, the wounded reputation of police across the country, and more.
Wednesday, 18 May 2022 06:20

Hey Bobby! 5.18.22

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Every Wednesday, Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray. This week, they discussed The Gray Eagle (Tris Speaker), the best seat in the ballpark, and Guardians Charities.  
Tuesday, 17 May 2022 07:54

Health of Lake Erie

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State Representative, Bill Roemer, joined Ray to discuss the health of Lake Erie. Algae blooms are predicted to be lower this year than they have been in a long time. Bill talks about how important the health of Lake Erie is to the state and what is being done to…
Monday, 16 May 2022 07:49

Nurse Appreciation: Demands of the Job

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Sheila Miller, Chief Nursing Officer at Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray. They discussed stress and demands of the job. They also touched on additional training and lack of nurses.
Law Enforcement & Security Analyst, Paul Viollis talks with Ray Horner every Saturday about various happenings around the world. This week, Ray and Paul dedicated the show to answering questions sent in by listeners.
Friday, 13 May 2022 07:39

Film School: The Godfather

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday to discuss classic films. This week, they broke down a classic from 1972, The Godfather.
Friday, 13 May 2022 06:06

Bases & Balls 5.13.22

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Each Friday Ray talks with Jim Rosenhaus of the Cleveland Guardians. This week, they talked about Covid within the team and coaching staff, development in the team, and more.
Imagine an adversary so big, and fast, and strong that it can overwhelm all cyber defenses everywhere in the world; smashing through them as easily as a hot knife passes through butter. That's what federal officials are doing right now, as they execute a new plan to mitigate the risks…
Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan talked with Ray about increasing security cameras throughout the city, police recruitment, and about small business recovery with Covid 19 sticking around.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 08:03

Covid-19 is Adapting & Sticking Around

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Professor of Biology at the University of Akron, Dr. Hazel Barton, joined Ray. They talked about new variants of Covid-19, the chances of the virus sticking around, vaccines, and more.
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